August 17, 1994
Media Contact:Joann Rodgers
Phone: (410) 955-8659
Ron Sauder, former director of news and information services at The Johns Hopkins University, has joined the Office of Public Affairs at The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions as associate director for media relations. As associate director, Sauder is a member of OPA's senior staff. He will co-direct media relations services and develop new information programs.
Sauder spent more than seven years as a reporter for the Richmond Times- Dispatch in Virginia before coming to Hopkins in 1986. From 1986 to 1990, he served successively as associate director and director of news and information services. He then spent a year as executive assistant to the university president before leaving the University to form a newsletter publishing and editorial services company.
He holds a B.A. in philosophy from the College of William and Mary in Virginia. At OPA, Elaine Freeman is director and Joann Rodgers is deputy director and director of media relations.