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Maria Brunson

Adjunct instructor, and marketing communications professional

M.A. (East Carolina University)

Maria Brunson is a skilled copywriter, editor, adjunct instructor, and marketing communications professional with extensive editorial experience. She owns and operates Brunson Creative, LLC., which specializes in copywriting, marketing, and photography services. Her work has been published in national home design and medical education publications, and through a 10+-year partnership with The Parish Group, she has written marketing copy for 11 colleges and universities across the country.

Brunson’s diverse professional experience includes eight years with Methodist University, where she served as director of marketing and communications. At Methodist, Brunson managed all advertising, branding and marketing communications, and she was responsible for publishing 25 issues of the alumni magazine.

An alumna of Monmouth University, Brunson holds a Bachelor of Arts in communication with a concentration in journalism and public relations, and a Master of Arts in English with a concentration in technical and professional communication from East Carolina University. She teaches writing, public relations, and corporate communications courses for Southern New Hampshire University and West Virginia University.

Brunson currently resides in North Carolina with her husband, Sean, and her two children, Ryan and Shannon.