Associate Vice President for Media Relations and Strategic Communications
Kristin joined UT Arlington in 2008 and is a senior member of the University Communications management team. She plays a major role in the development and implementation of integrated communications and marketing strategies.
Kristin leads the Office of Media Relations; directs strategic messaging in alignment with the University’s mission and goals; directs social media strategies to enhance internal and external engagement; and leads issues management efforts and crisis communications strategies. She also serves as the University’s liaison to the UT System Office of Public Affairs and as the primary University spokesperson.
Before joining UT Arlington, Kristin served as the Fort Worth Star-Telegram's education editor, Arlington newsroom manager and in a variety of editing and management positions. She spent 10 years reporting on public safety, government, politics and education.
Kristin serves on the Board of Directors for the Van Cliburn Foundation in Fort Worth and is a member of the Journalism Advisory Board for Southern Methodist University’s Meadows School of the Arts. She is a past president of the Society of Professional Journalists-Fort Worth Professional Chapter and the Association for Women Journalists. Kristin earned her undergraduate degrees in political science and journalism from Southern Methodist University.
- Primary University Spokeswoman
- University Administration
- Philanthropy and engagement
- Recruitment, admissions and college completion
- Tuition and affordability
- Economic impact, workforce development
- Technology and commercialization
- Student success
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