The Medway Group specializes in strategic communications planning/project management, writing/editing, advocacy outreach and media training. Reba Hull Campbell established the Medway Group after more than 35 years of professional success in politics, government relations, organizational leadership, fundraising and communications. Her superpower is connecting the dots between people and ideas using the right words and an authentic voice.
The Medway Group’s client roster is diverse and includes organizations in state and local government, K-12 and higher education, small business, regional media and statewide associations. Client projects include video/podcast production, strategic communications and advocacy outreach planning, academic research paper editing, media training, social media strategy, and project management.
Meet Reba Campbell
Before establishing the Medway Group, Reba spent 13 years as the deputy executive director at the Municipal Association of SC that represents all 271 South Carolina cities and towns. Her primary focus was leading advocacy, outreach, communications and research strategies on behalf of the state’s cities and towns. Reba was also a key member of the Association’s senior leadership team.
Reba’s other career experience on the front lines of politics, communications and policy development in Washington, DC and South Carolina includes more than 10 years as a press secretary and lobbyist on Capitol Hill; fundraising and political campaign leadership positions for local and state candidates; director of a statewide education foundation; and lobbyist/communications VP for the state’s public television network. In addition to serving her Medway Group clients, Reba also teaches at the Buckley School of Public Speaking and has been an adjunct instructor at the University of South Carolina and Newberry College.
Reba is a past president of the S.C. chapter of the Public Relations Society of America and served on the PRSA southeast region board along with numerous statewide and Midlands-area boards including the S.C. Economic Developers Association, the University of S.C. Alumni Association and the Junior League of Columbia. She is a graduate of the University of South Carolina’s College of Information and Communications where she serves on the College’s Alumni Council. Reba also graduated from Leadership S.C. and the Riley Institute at Furman University.
A frequent presenter, trainer and writer, Reba has received numerous regional and national awards for her work on communications, leadership and advocacy topics. She was recognized as a Woman of Influence by the Columbia Regional Business Journal and a Woman of Distinction by the Girl Scouts of S.C. and was awarded the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award from Hammond School. She received the national grassroots advocacy award from America’s Public Television Stations for her work with SCETV. Her writing appears regularly in business and lifestyle magazines on topics ranging from technology and government to the local music scene and book reviews.
In her free time, Reba enjoys travel anywhere with bike paths. She is learning to play the ukulele, guitar and keyboard so she can reach her goal of “quitting life to join the band” one day. Reba’s personal blog, Random Connect Points, features her writings ranging from issue-driven news stories to personal essays. Her professional writing can be found by linking to the Medway Group stories.