Responsibilities:

  • Manage and plan BUZZ Media events
  • Coordinate and fulfill corporate event sponsorships

Leigha Ward is the events and promotions director for Client Focused Media and the Buzz Media Group. She leads the department in the development, planning and execution of all events for both companies and their clients. Ward is responsible for managing all aspects of the events, selling sponsorships and ensuring contract deliverables are fulfilled.

Ward is originally from Tallahassee and currently lives in Ponte Vedra Beach. Prior to joining our team, she served as the events and special projects manager at Rowland Publishing, Inc. in Tallahassee, where she planned and executed events for the company’s four proprietary publications including Tallahassee Magazine, Emerald Coast Magazine, 850 – The Business Magazine and Northwest Florida Weddings Magazine. She also served as an event coordinator for Florida State University and focused on events within the College of Social Work.

Ward is a graduate of Florida State University, where she earned her degree in hospitality management, integrated marketing and project management. She takes great pride in the numerous charitable events she has planned and the FSU College of Social Works summer camp program for at-risk middle school students that she helped establish. The program allows underprivileged kids to work with college athletes, art students and others at the university.

Ward was a member of Access Tallahassee, the young professionals program of the Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce. She is a former competitive and school cheerleader and enjoys fitness, interior design, music and animals. She can be reached at (904) 232-3001 or leigha.ward@cfmedia.net.