Joe Rice

Position:Communications

jrice@fusfoundation.org

434.996.8890

Joe Rice joined the Foundation in January 2022 and helps develop and maintain comprehensive media production capabilities for the Foundation and assist with video creation, photography, graphic design, digital marketing, and media outreach. Joe previously served as Deputy Director of Communications for the City of Charlottesville. During his tenure with the city, he cultivated integral relationships with local, regional, and national media; established the city’s Community Media Center; launched its first social media platform; implemented a digital broadcasting and streaming network; served on the city’s Incident Management Team; and directed Charlottesville’s Grand Illumination. Joe also worked as Assistant Creative Director and Photographer for Charlottesville’s Newsplex and Program Editor for the Discovery Channel.