Wolves, Lynx vice president of communications and engagement earns ‘Ragan’s Top Women in Communications’ award

Minnesota Lynx and Timberwolves vice president of communications and engagement Bri Bauer has been honored with the "Ragan’s Top Women in Communications" award.

According to the teams, Bauer is being recognized in the Crisis Navigator category for her work in effectively communicating the organization’s COVID-19 and social justice disposition and initiatives.

"It’s an honor to be included in this outstanding class of communicators," Bauer said. "This recognition is the result of many within the Timberwolves and Lynx organization working across departments to cultivate true impact using our platform and sharing how a sports organization can be a civic leader, especially in times of uncertainty."

In her role, Bauer oversees the public relations and broadcast departments with a focus on storytelling and elevating the local and national profile for the basketball performance and business initiatives of the organization. She develops and drives strategies to effectively relay the organization’s message and vision to the public.

Bauer has been with the organization since 2018 and has 15 years of experience in sports partnership public relations and endorsement strategy for national and regional brands, according to the organization.