Faculty & Staff

Courtney Munther

Courtney Munther

Instructor

141 Franklin Building
cmunther@uoregon.edu

CV buttonCourtney Munther has seven years combined experience in healthcare public relations and nonprofit development. For several years, she served as the media spokesperson and general communications specialist for St. Joseph Hospital, the flagship hospital for the 14-facility St. Joseph Health system based in Irvine, California.

She also has several years of experience working in nonprofit development. Her specialty is donor relations, and she has expertise in large event coordination as well as developing donor cultivation programs and solicitation materials. Before working in public relations, she served as a reporter and features editor for a startup newspaper.

Munther is the faculty advisor for Allen Hall Public Relations (AHPR) and the Student Event Planners Association.


Education

  • MA, Journalism, University of Nebraska—Lincoln
  • BA, Smith College

Areas of Expertise

  • Health communication
  • Strategic media writing
  • Fundraising communication

Courses

  • Strategic Writing & Media Relations
  • Strategic Public Relations Writing
  • Gateway to Media
  • Nonprofit Fundraising Communication