Ashley Zink joined the Festival in September 2011 as Director of Communications. In her new role, Ashley is in charge of developing, overseeing and implementing all communications for the Festival, including advertising, social media, collateral, media relations, marketing, promotions and newsletters. She brings to the Festival over five years of New York City public relations agency experience in media relations, event management, product launches, charity campaigns and corporate sponsorships.
A native of Indianapolis, IN, Ashley attended Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. She and her husband Alex visited family in the Charleston area for years before deciding to leave big city life for the South. They live downtown with their French Bulldog and love learning their way around Charleston’s diverse restaurant and nightlife scene.