Mark AlburyAlbury hired as Assistant Director of Public Affairs

Mark Albury, a freelance writer from Northfield, has been hired as the Assistant Director of Public Affairs at Norwich University. Albury has 10 years of writing and media experience.

After graduating from Gettysburg College in 1982 with a BA in English Literature, Albury worked as a bank manager for 10 years before embarking on a career as a freelance writer. He served as the primary reporter for the Northfield News from 1993 to 2001 prior to working for the Times Argus of Barre for the last three years.

While covering the Central Vermont area, Albury wrote numerous stories relating to events at Norwich, and undertook various writing projects for the University. In addition to reporting, Albury pens a humor column titled "Off the Mark," that has run in several different newspapers since 1994. "Off The Mark" currently appears in the Times Argus on a bi-weekly basis.

As Assistant Director of Public Affairs, Albury will assist Public Affairs Director Anthony Venti with Norwich media relations and also play a role in the University's national branding campaign.

pubrel@norwich.edu, September 2004

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