Emily Barnes

Emily Barnes

Emily Barnes

Adjunct Lecturer

M.A.: California State University, Northridge (Communication Studies)
B.A.: Loyola Marymount University (Communication Studies)

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Virtual Office Hours Fall 2021
Monday - Wednesday, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Emily Scherberth Barnes is an adjunct lecturer in the Department of Communications. She is also a seasoned communications veteran with more than two decades of experience as a business strategist, qualitative researcher, storyteller and results-driven PR practitioner. Emily has guided dozens of startups to launch and helped a wide range of companies craft compelling and differentiated narratives that engage the media and inspire action among their target audiences. After performing award-winning work for high-profile brands such as Yahoo!, Match.com, Nike, General Motors and YouTube, she founded Symphony PR & Marketing, Inc. in 2008 to serve disruptive technology and healthcare companies. Emily holds a B.A. in Communication Studies (Rhetorical Theory) from Loyola Marymount University and a M.A. in Communication Studies (Rhetorical Theory and Feminist Media Studies) from California State University, Northridge. Emily is also an adjunct lecturer at California State University, Fullerton where she teaches upper division courses on market research, PR and integrated communications.