Steve Plever is UNC Asheville’s Manager of News & PR, serving as public information officer responsible for media relations and writing and distribution of news releases and web features.
His prior work in Asheville includes hosting and producing interviews for Morning Edition on WCQS-FM public radio, grant-writing for Sims & Steele, and teaching middle school. Before moving to Asheville, Steve held posts as Senior Press Officer for Planned Parenthood Federation of America, and Director of Media Relations for Planned Parenthood of New York City. He was also Co-Producer for Consider the Alternatives, a weekly, nationally-distributed radio news magazine, and News Director for WSKG-FM public radio in Binghamton, N.Y.
Steve has a master’s degree in teaching (secondary level, social sciences) from Western Carolina University and a B.A. in political science from SUNY Binghamton (now Binghamton University).