Erin Colbourn

Erin Colbourn

Director, Media Strategy
News and Media Relations


As director for media strategy, Erin focuses on enhancing Penn State’s reputation and visibility by driving media placements with top-tier, local, regional, national, and international news outlets through a proactive strategy.

Before joining Penn State, Erin spent nearly a decade with FedEx and most recently led the global media relations team at its world headquarters in Memphis, Tennessee. Her honors include being named a two-time recipient of the Five Star Award—the highest individual honor at FedEx.

Erin is a Penn State graduate and holds a bachelor of arts degree in public relations.