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Faculty: Debra Charlesworth

faculty bio
Debra Charlesworth, MS
Title(s):
Adjunct Professor
School:
Business
Campus:
  • 415-442-6500

Debra Charlesworth is a seasoned public relations professional with extensive communication experience in a range of industries, including energy, finance, consumer products, pharmaceuticals, and most recently, biotechnology. She has counseled CEOs and other C-level executives from Fortune 500 companies on communication issues and media relations. In addition, Debra has been a spokesperson for major corporations and has worked closely with reporters from both national and local news outlets, including daily newspapers, broadcast news, and business magazines.

EDUCATION

MS, Corporate Public Relations, Northwestern University

BA, Government, University of Notre Dame

PROFESSIONAL AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Director Corporate Communications, BioMarin Pharmaceutical

Communications Consultant

Director, Corporate Relations, Genentech

Director, Executive Communications, Pharmacia (acquired by Pfizer)