Ragan's Social Media Conference for PR, Marketing and Corporate Communications at Disney World
Carrie Strehalau

Carrie Strehalau

Senior Social Media Specialist - St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Carrie Strehlau is a communications, public relations, social media, content and media relations expert with more than 23 years of experience. As Senior Social Media Specialist at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, located in Memphis, Tenn., she’s responsible for and manages increasing the recognition and understanding of St. Jude science, medicine/clinical care and translational research expertise through social media. Strehlau started at St. Jude in 2003 on the media relations team following five years in public relations at the Memphis Zoo. After 13 years on the St. Jude media team, she transitioned to the first social media position created at St. Jude. In that position, Strehlau has grown the hospital's social media presence from one Twitter account with a few thousand followers to 13 accounts on nine platforms with more than 214,300 followers and growing. St. Jude is across social media as @StJudeResearch.