Boise, Idaho – Saint Alphonsus Health System has named Joshua Schlaich the new Media Relations and Video Production Coordinator, working in the Marketing and Communications Department. Schlaich will be responsible for comprehensive media relations and video production, working to develop collaborative relationships with print, broadcast, and digital media.
“I’m proud to be representing a great organization like Saint Alphonsus,” Schlaich said. “Saint Alphonsus does such great work for the community and the opportunity to be a part of their mission of healing is truly exciting.”
Most recently, Schlaich served as Promotions Manager and Non-Traditional Revenue (NTR) Coordinator at Journal Communications. At Journal, he was responsible for content direction, editing, promotion development, messaging and product marketing for television, radio and web. Prior to 2010, Schlaich worked for Impact Radio Group, Journal Broadcast Group, Citadel Media, and Horizon Broadcasting, among others.
Schlaich has also produced and fundraised for large-scale community events in Idaho. These include the 4th of July Fireworks Celebration in Ann Morrison Park, American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women event, KRVB’s Concert for Cause, and KIVI’s Community Baby Shower. In all, Joshua’s events have raised over $100,000 for charitable causes in the Treasure Valley, positively impacting thousands of local residents.
Brad Hoaglun, the new Public Relations and Communication Manager at Saint Alphonsus, is pleased to have the new media specialist join the team. “Joshua has a depth of experience and natural talent that is essential for this position,” he said. “I know that his knowledge and charisma will be a highly valued asset to our plans as we move forward.” Joshua holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and is enrolled in a Master of Arts program in Communication at Boise State University.
The new media number is (208) 779-0560.
About Saint Alphonsus Health System
Saint Alphonsus Health System is a four-hospital, 714-bed regional, faith-based Catholic ministry with over 4,300 Associates and 950 medical staff. Serving the people of southwestern Idaho, eastern Oregon and northern Nevada, Saint Alphonsus Health System is comprised of Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, Boise, Idaho; Saint Alphonsus Medical Center – Nampa, ID; Saint Alphonsus Medical Center – Ontario, OR; Saint Alphonsus Medical Center – Baker City, OR; and Saint Alphonsus Medical Group, with 35 clinic locations. As a not-for-profit health system, Saint Alphonsus Health System reinvests profits back into the community and works to improve the health and well-being of those we serve by emphasizing care that is patient-centered, innovative and community-based. Saint Alphonsus Health System is a member of Trinity Health, Novi, Michigan. To find out more go to: www.saintalphonsus.org.