As an experienced communications professional, Melinda Colton is skilled at developing strategic and crisis communications plans, implementing branding and public relations campaigns, working effectively with the news media, and messaging with diverse publics. She has won national awards for her writing, website content, and numerous public relations’ campaigns.
2014-Present: Director of Public Relations, Utah Valley University, Orem, Utah
1997-2010: Director of Communications, Jordan School District, Sandy/West Jordan, Utah
1995-1997: Director of Media Relations, Weber State University, Ogden, Utah
1985-1995: Coordinator of Press Relations, Ricks College (now BYU-Idaho), Rexburg, Idaho
1998-2000: Adjunct communications instructor,
BYU Salt Lake Center, Salt Lake City, Utah
1988, 1990: Adjunct journalism instructor, Ricks College (now BYU-Idaho), Rexburg, Idaho