Drew Wilson leads Carlow University’s media relations efforts. He came to Carlow in August, 2004. Before that, he spent two years as a freelance writer/editor for numerous publications, and as an editorial assistant for Father Jerome Vereb as he readied for publication the book, “Because He Was a German!” Cardinal Bea and the Origins of Roman Catholic Engagement in the Ecumenical Movement. Prior to that, Wilson spent nearly ten years in the Public Affairs office of St. Francis Health System, where he was the Senior Public Affairs Specialist. At St. Francis, his main responsibilities included media relations and writing and editing for the St. Francis Journal of Medicine, and the publication, HealthLine, which appeared six times a year as a supplement in the Sunday Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. He also worked for two years as editor of Allegheny Business News, a local business monthly.
Wilson earned his BA in English from the University of Pittsburgh, and also has a BS in psychology from Pitt. A lifelong resident of the Pittsburgh area, Wilson has been active in the community as a former youth baseball coach, and as a former board member of the Eastside Neighborhood Employment Center. He is also active in his church as a ruling elder and at the denominational level in the Presbyterian Church USA (PCUSA) as chair of the Committee on Preparation for the Ministry in Pittsburgh Presbytery, a member of the Presbytery’s Mission Study Team, and as chair of the pastoral nominating committee for two associate ministers at Pittsburgh Presbytery.