Media Contacts

A Working Partnership

Wake Forest Baptist’s media relations team does its best to help members of the news media get the information they need to prepare their content. 

The following beat areas are managed by specific staff members who can reach the media experts you need to interview about the subject. If you are unsure who to speak with, please contact either Marguerite Beck or Joe McCloskey at 336-716-4587. We look forward to working with you. 


Contact Information
Communications, Marketing & Media Department 


336-716-4587 or gpritcha@wakehealth.edu

Paula Faria, Associate Vice President of Media Relations

336-716-1279 or  pfaria@wakehealth.edu

Marguerite Beck, Senior National Media Relations Manager              

336-716-2415 or marbeck@wakehealth.edu

 Joe McCloskey, Senior Local/Regional Media Relations Manager

336-716-1273 or jmcclosk@wakehealth.edu

Eryn Johnson, Communications Specialist

336-713-8228 or eryjohns@wakehealth.edu

Lisa Long, Community Relations Manager                                                

336-716-4588 or lclong@wakehealth.edu

Bonnie Davis, Communications Manager, WFIRM                        

336-713-1597 or bdavis@wakehealth.edu

 James Patterson, Director, Marketing and Communications, Wake Forest Innovations

336-713-1652 or jhpatter@wakehealth.edu