Michael Horyczun named Director of Media Relations at Fairfield University


Image: Mike HoryczunFairfield University announces the appointment of Michael Horyczun as its new Director of Media Relations. Mr. Horyczun will oversee the management of the staff and the Office of Media Relations with special portfolio assignments in the placement of Fairfield University faculty experts, and publicity for student affairs, admissions, advancement, and the arts, including events at the Quick Center for the Arts, and exhibitions and programs at the Bellarmine Museum of Art and the Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery.

Mr. Horyczun is an accomplished journalist and public relations professional with over 20 years experience in both fields. Most recently, he served as Director of Public Relations for the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, CT, overseeing media campaigns that helped raise the profile of the institution, leading to record attendance. He also worked as the PR Director for Stamford Center for the Arts and was a marketing associate at the Westport Country Playhouse, both in CT.

In addition to his public relations career, Mr. Horyczun has extensive journalism experience: as a feature writer and columnist for The Advocate/Greenwich Time and Westport News, and as a writer for the Norwalk Hour, contributing free-lance music columns. In addition to the print media, he has worked in the radio industry. He currently is an on-air volunteer staff member at public radio station WPKN-FM in Bridgeport, CT, hosting a bi-monthly music program. He previously hosted a daily drive-time music program on WFUV in New York.

A resident of Trumbull, CT, where he lives with his wife, Michele, and daughter, Lia, Mr. Horyczun is a graduate of the University of Connecticut, where he majored in English and Journalism

Mr. Horyczun's direct line is: (203) 254-4000, ext. 2647; e-mail: mhoryczun@fairfield.edu.

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Media Contact: Mike Horyczun, (203) 254-4000 ext. 2647, mhoryczun@fairfield.edu

Posted on August 27, 2012