Rob DeFrancesco serves as Director of Communications for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix and Associate Publisher of The Catholic Sun Newspaper. Rob has more than 17 years of experience informing, influencing and connecting with large, diverse audiences through web, social media, television, radio and print.
Rob serves as spokesperson for the Diocese of Phoenix and provides public- and media-relations counsel to staff, churches, schools and partner agencies. He manages production of a weekly television program, two radio programs, three podcasts, multiple websites, several social media channels, and a monthly newspaper.
Additionally, he is past president of the Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada and served as a consultant to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Communications Committee. Rob serves as Western Region Representative and on various committees for the CPA Board of Directors.