UofL Archives receives Corn Island Storytelling Festival records


    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Corn Island Storytelling Festival moved to the University of Louisville in 2012. Now the university also will house the records and other materials from the area’s most prestigious and celebrated storytelling event.

    John Drees is a 35-year veteran in the Office of Communications and Marketing. As vice president, communications and marketing, he works closely with the president, provost and other senior administrators, oversees the Office of Communications and Marketing, including media relations, marketing and brand, broadcast, social media, internal communication, crisis communication, visitor services and special events and activities. A former sports editor for the Voice Newspapers, he was a regular contributor to a variety of publications, including the Kentucky Sports Report and the Courier-Journal. A poor but enthusiastic golfer, he is an avid Cardinal sports fan. He also loves the Detroit Lions, so pity him.