John Lambert, APR

John combines the unusual experience of news experience in radio, television and newspapers with 35 years of agency ownership/solo practice to bring clients a wealth of knowledge of what works.

A native of Raleigh, John began working for The News & Observer part-time at the age of 15.  He worked his way through Wake Forest University as a student assistant in the Sports Information Office.  After earning his Master’s degree in Journalism from the University of Missouri, he worked in radio and television news/sports in Savannah and Roanoke.  He was assistant superintendent of Roanoke City Schools for community relations before forming John Lambert Associates in 1977.  John now is a solo practitioner in Greenville, S.C.

John is accredited by the Public Relations Society of America.

His civic and professional affiliations include:

  • President, Deacon Club, Wake Forest University
  • Chair, Roanoke Civic Center Commission
  • President, Downtown Roanoke, Inc.
  • Director, Roanoke Valley Business Council
  • Director, Roanoke Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Director, Rotary Club of Roanoke
  • Director, Roanoke Valley Chapter, American Red Cross
  • Director, Good Samaritan Hospice
  • Alumni Council, Wake Forest University

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