FLORENCE, S.C. – Angela Crosland has been hired as news editor/writer for Francis Marion University.
Crosland is responsible for communicating the Francis Marion story to various publics. She will be heavily involved in researching, writing and editing news and feature articles for the mass media, producing some publications and other documents and materials. She replaces Todd Hudack, who resigned to accept a position in Columbia.
A native of Marion, Crosland has worked as a reporter for more than 11 years, six of which were with the Morning News in Florence as an education reporter. In addition, she has also worked as a grassroots lobbyist and communications coordinator for the South Carolina School Boards Association in Columbia.
“I’m extremely excited about joining the Francis Marion team and getting back home,” said Crosland. “The communications department has been immensely successful at increasing the visibility of Francis Marion throughout the state. I am anxious to be a part of that.”
Crosland, 32, also served in the South Carolina Army National Guard for six years where she received her journalism training at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Ind.
She earned a bachelor’s degree in media arts at the University of South Carolina in 2000 and a master’s degree in English in 2004. Crosland is also pursuing a degree in education leadership and administration from Jones International University.
Crosland has one son, Daniel James II, who is six years old. She is the daughter of David and Sarah Crosland of Marion, S.C.