06 September 2017

Media Contact:
Amy Burke
Media Relations Director
Cell: (414) 333-5418

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

The Salvation Army Names New Media Relations Director

WAUWATOSA -- Amy Burke has been promoted to Media Relations Director for The Salvation Army's Wisconsin & Upper Michigan Division.

Burke will serve as the primary media contact for The Salvation Army in Milwaukee County and division-wide. She will also take the lead on all city/divisional websites and social media efforts.

Burke, who grew up in Naperville, Ill. and graduated with a B.A. in Journalism from Indiana University, has been at The Salvation Army since December 2016. She was previously a digital producer at TODAY'S TMJ4 in Milwaukee, a reporter at a newspaper in East Texas and a freelance reporter at Mashable. She has held internships with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and Nickelodeon.

Contact information:
amy_burke@usc.salvationarmy.org
Office: 414-302-4300 x2291
Cell: 414-333-5418

Websites:
Milwaukee County: samilwaukee.org
Wisconsin & Upper Michigan: salvationarmywi.org

Social Media:
Follow The Salvation Army Milwaukee County:
www.facebook.com/TheSalvationArmyMilwaukee/
www.twitter.com/SAmilwaukee
www.instagram.com/samilwaukee/

Follow The Salvation Army Wisconsin & Upper Michigan:
www.facebook.com/TheSalvationArmyWisconsinUpperMichigan/
www.twitter.com/salvationarmywi
www.instagram.com/salvationarmywi/

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About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination since 1865. Nearly 33 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through the broadest array of social services that range from providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter to the homeless and opportunities for underprivileged children. The Salvation Army tracks the level of need across the country with the Human Needs Index (Human NeedsIndex.org). Nationally, approximately 84 cents of every dollar raised is used to support programs and services in nearly 9,000 communities nationwide.