Media Team

Renee Murphy, System Vice President and Chief Marketing and Communications Officer

Renee Murphy

Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing and Communications Officer

(502) 420-4227

Renee Murphy oversees the Marketing & Communications Department at Norton Healthcare. She brings over 20 years’ experience in news, public relations, communications and brand-building via community engagement. Her previous positions include chief of communications for Jefferson County Public Schools and news anchor and reporter for WHAS11 News, both in Louisville.

Kate Eller, System Director of Communications and Public Relations

Kate Eller

System Director of Communications and Public Relations

(502) 420-4141

Kate Eller oversees public relations and communications at Norton Healthcare. She has more than 20 years of public/media relations, communications, marketing, business development, physician relations and community relations experience at several hospitals and health systems, including Advocate Health Care in Chicago, Illinois, and Memorial Hermann Health System in Houston, Texas. She has a bachelor’s degree in marketing and graphic design from Dana College, Blair, Nebraska, and an MBA from Texas Woman’s University, Denton, Texas.

Maggie Roetker, Director, Public Relations

Maggie Roetker

Director, Public Relations

(502) 420-4157

Maggie Roetker has a master’s degree in public relations from Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, and more than 20 years of direct communications and public relations experience, 15 of those at Norton Healthcare. She also has worked for what is now Franciscan Health Indianapolis, Indiana; Clark Memorial Hospital, Jeffersonville, Indiana; and the Ursuline Sisters of Louisville.

Lynne Choate, Public Relations

Lynne Choate

Public Relations Manager

(502) 420-4143

Lynne Choate came to Norton Healthcare with more than 14 years of health care communications experience. She sees great value in partnering with all media outlets to share health education and information. Choate is a self-proclaimed news junkie and works diligently to get requested information to the media as quickly as possible.

Joe Hall, Public Relations

Joe Hall

Public Relations Manager

(502) 420-4149

A former reporter for 840 WHAS and the Kentucky News Network, Joe Hall has a knack for helping journalists get to the heart of the story quickly and effectively. Hall also has communications/public relations experience in a variety of industries, including economic development, nonprofit and hospitality/entertainment.

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