Chris Karlesky '01 is editor of Franklin & Marshall Magazine, a quarterly publication for alumni, parents and friends of the College. Since joining the Office of College Communications in 2009, he has written and edited a wide range of news and feature stories highlighting student and faculty research, institutional initiatives, alumni accomplishments and strategic messages for the F&M website and magazine. From 2009 to 2012 he generated and edited content for The Diplomat, F&M's weekly online newsletter.
As an American Studies major at F&M, he completed an independent research project exploring the impact of Tropical Storm Agnes on three communities in Lancaster County in 1972. He also served as sports editor for F&M's student newspaper, The College Reporter, and was the public address announcer for the men's and women's basketball and football teams.