Cherilyn Crowe, a native of Fort Payne, Alabama, is the director of communications for BJC.
Crowe first joined the staff as the associate director of communications, coming to BJC after spending nearly a decade in television news at the NewsChannel 5 Network (WTVF-TV) in Nashville, Tennessee. She served in a variety of producing roles at WTVF and worked on an array of special projects with the station, including live gavel-to-gavel trial coverage, political debates, election night results and coverage of the town hall presidential debate in 2008.
Crowe is a journalism and mass communications graduate of Samford University, and she earned a master’s degree in liberal arts and science from Vanderbilt University. A member of the board of the Religion Communicators Council, Crowe serves as the president of the D.C. chapter. She is the recipient of several DeRose-Hinkhouse Awards from the Religion Communicators Council, recognizing her work in creating and producing a podcast series, social media campaigns, specialized writing and videos. Crowe serves on the editorial advisory board of The Christian Citizen and on the National Council of Churches Communication Committee. A graduate of the Nashville Young Leaders Council, she was nominated for the Rising Star award at the 2007 Midsouth Emmys.