Associate Director for Media
Ashley Smith came to Huntington
University in March 2010.
She is responsible for promoting the university through local media
outlets, primarily in the Huntington and Fort Wayne areas.
Before coming to the university, she had worked in various newspaper markets in Indiana and Ohio, most
recently as the education reporter for the Fort Wayne, Ind.,
She was born and raised in Fort Wayne, Ind., where she graduated in 2001 from Blackhawk Christian School. She then went on to receive a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications/Journalism from Taylor University in 2005. She also holds a minor in Studio Art/Photography.
Along with her responsibilities in the University Relations Office, she also is the adviser for the student newspaper, The Huntingtonian, and teaches the public relations practicum class which provides hands-on learning opportunities for students.
Smith enjoys photography, traveling and cooking, especially trying new recipes which may or may not prove to be successful.
Office phone: (260) 359-4171
For after hours media requests, call my cell phone at (260) 223-4541.