Caroline
Leach

Part-Time Lecturer of Communication
Expertise: 
Business, Digital Media, Diversity and Inclusion, Entertainment, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Management, Marketing, Social Media, Technology and Innovation

Caroline
Leach

Part-Time Lecturer of Communication

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Caroline Leach teaches digital media studies at USC Annenberg. She was a marketing and communications executive at Fortune 100 companies in the technology and media industries before starting her own company. Her background includes corporate communications, marketing analytics, brand management, digital marketing, social media, corporate social responsibility, and diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Her work directly contributed to top customer satisfaction rates in the pay-TV industry and a corporate reputation as a best place to work and a good corporate citizen. She served on the integration planning team for a $50-billion acquisition in tech and media. She led efforts to improve how women and other groups are portrayed in ads and media, through targeted measurement and the design of an inclusion playbook for content creators.

Now an entrepreneur, Leach founded The Carrelle Company to provide digital marketing, personal branding, and executive coaching services to professionals and companies.

An instructor at USC Annenberg since 2020, Leach focuses on subject areas in the Digital Social Media and Digital Media Management programs. These include managing technologies for digital media, analytics and research methodology, and digital media leadership and management.

She received her MA in communications management from USC and her BA in economics from UCLA.

She has served as the chair of the Annenberg Alumni Advisory Board and as an executive committee member of the Board of Governors for the USC Alumni Association.