Mary Beth Spence is the senior manager of media relations for Emory Healthcare at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital, serving as the organization's communications, marketing and social media strategist. She also guides internal and external communications, pitches news stories to local, regional and national media outlets, and serves as a team member of Emory University's Woodruff Health Sciences media relations group.
Mary Beth began her career in communications as a newspaper reporter and magazine editor at the Savannah Morning News and Savannah Magazine. She then entered the field of higher education at Georgia Southern University, serving as executive editor of Georgia Southern alumni magazine and other University publications, speechwriter for the University President and principal writer for University Advancement. Mary Beth received her Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Georgia.