Marty King to lead LifeWay communications

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Posted: Oct 04, 2011 5:52 PM
Marty King to lead LifeWay communications
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP) -- Long-time denominational communicator Marty King has been named director of corporate communications for LifeWay Christian Resources. He is currently associate executive director of the Illinois Baptist State Association and has led the state's communication team as editor of the Illinois Baptist the last five years.

In his new position at LifeWay, King will lead the team responsible for LifeWay's internal and external communications including Facts and Trends magazine, news media relations and a number of social media platforms. He also will serve as an official spokesman for LifeWay, one of the world's largest providers of Christian products and services.

King's vocational career has focused on journalism, marketing, fund development, advertising and denominational communications, and he has extensive experience in organizational strategic communication and news media relations. He served both the Home Mission Board and its successor agency, the North American Mission Board, as director of corporate communications for 15 years.

King succeeds Micah Carter, who has taken a position with LifeWay's church resources division. King officially will take on his new role Nov. 1.

Compiled by LifeWay Christian Resources staff.

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