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Anne L. Buckley, APR
  • Anne L. Buckley, APR

  • Senior director

  • Phone: (804) 828-6052
  • Fax: (804) 827-0176

Anne L. Buckley, APR, is senior director of University Public Affairs and leads the news and public information responsibilities of VCU and the VCU Medical Center, one of the leading academic medical centers in the country. She has served as associate director and then as director since 2004, overseeing the day-to-day operation of University Public Affairs.

Buckley came to VCU after six years as founder and president of Prestige Media Inc., a full-service public relations firm for corporate clients, law firms and small- to medium-sized businesses throughout Virginia and the Southeast.

Buckley is a former New York-based national news editor for the Associated Press. In that role, she was responsible for selecting, directing and editing the day’s top stories for distribution to more than 1,500 newspapers throughout the U.S. She also worked as a reporter in the AP’s Albuquerque, N.M., bureau.

In addition, Buckley, a member of the Public Relations Society of America, was an adjunct professor at the University of Richmond, where she taught courses in news writing and public relations. She is a graduate of the University of New Mexico with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. Buckley earned an Accreditation in Public Relations in 2009.

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