Communications/PR specialist

Phone: 205-414-3788


Degrees and Certifications:

B.A. Journalism, Samford University

Sam Chandler

Mountain Brook Schools hired Sam Chandler as its communications/public relations specialist in March 2020. He oversees internal and external communications for the school district and serves as its media liaison.

Previously, Chandler was a journalist at Starnes Media, where he edited The Homewood Star and Village Living community newspapers in addition to covering high school sports across the Birmingham metro area. His work has appeared in The Washington Post, Eugene Register-Guard, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Valley Times-News and other publications. It also has been recognized by the Alabama Press Association.