Meet Karen R. Axelrad

Karen joined the leadership of First Baptist Church as webmaster in December 2017. She brings more than 15 years of communications experience to the role, including web design, digital photography, graphic design & social media.

In addition to her work for FBC, Karen serves at the Content Communication Specialist for the University of Dayton School of Education and Health Sciences. Previous experience includes work for Dayton Daily News, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Palm Beach Post, Austin American-Statesman, Battle Creek Enquirer and Daytona Beach News-Journal. She holds a bachelor's degree in news from Kent State University, with a minor in marketing.

Karen is a longtime member of FBC, and has been involved with many church groups during that time, including Sanctuary Choir, First Baptist Ringers, and American Baptist Youth. She also served as a counselor at Camp Kirkwood for 6 summers, ministering to campers in grades 4-6.

Please contact Karen throughout the year with news, updates and photos from your church-related board/group/organization.

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