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Mary Ann H. Johnson

As a news writer and communications specialist at Virginia Tech from 1967 to 2007, Mary Ann H. Johnson provided writing, editing, and photography support to publicize the University's activities especially the work of Virginia Cooperative Extension

Wrote news releases and feature articles especially on consumer and family topics such as food safety and family finance to educate general public.
Edited several regular publications including a Virginia Tech alumni newsletter and several Virginia Cooperative Extension newsletters such as 4-H for Life, a quarterly news magazine for 4-H members.
Planned public relations and publicity campaigns to inform the citizens of the state about the activities of Extension such as its efforts to support youth development and agricultural businesses.
Hosted a weekly interview-style radio program.

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