To oversee external and internal communications, public relations, brand identity, and communications/marketing strategy for Rutgers University-Newark.
The Office of Communications reports to the R U-N Chancellor’s office.The department manages many aspects of communications for R U-N, including the core website, media relations, publications, selected special events and community engagement projects.
Director of Communications and Marketing
Kimberlee has dedicated 30+ years to Newark's growth through her brands FEMWORKS, TedX Newark, and Newark Business Hub, driving equity and change. In her current role as Director of Communications and Marketing for RU-N, the city of Newark's most prominent university, she shapes messaging and branding. Kimberlee and her wife are avid gardeners and enjoy spa days and NYC jazz outings.
Jeff, a Newark, NJ native, is the ultimate "dot connector" through the local and a global network of relationships he's developed over decades as a social entrepreneur and RU-N employee. His expertise spans music, film, TV, comedy, and education. A passion for serving the under-served motivates his grind. in Jeff is a lifelong learner that began his Rutgers career in 1994. He lives by #LETSGROW and #LETSOWN!
Amanda has over 10 years in nonprofit leadership. She is skilled in Event Management, Budgeting, and Fundraising, Grant Writing and Public Relations. She is passionate about cooking, travel, and wellness and blends her professional expertise with her personal interests to drive impactful change.
Digital Content & Social Media Manager
Zeinab, a graduate from Rutgers-Newark, enjoys reading, mostly nonfiction, and journaling. She’s always had a love for storytelling and exploring the core of people and their cultures. Aside from watching the same romcoms repeatedly, she also enjoys exploring within the world of makeup and skincare. Need help building your skincare routine? She’s your girl!
Edit/Media Spec I Design/Content Producer
As Video Journalist, Multimedia Artist in the Communications Department at Rutgers University – Newark, Ron Scott supports the university’s communications efforts.
Carrie Stetler has worked in Newark, and written about it, for nearly 30 years. She loves Rutgers-Newark because of its dedication to the city and to equality, justice and opportunity. Carrie has two children and lives in Parsippany with her three cats. She has eclectic tastes in music, with a soft spot for boy bands, even corny ones.
Sr. Digital Strategist/ Web Manager
Originally from Washington, DC, Lindsey brings her fun, quirky and 'down-home' personality to the team. She is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College and UMD College Park and has over 20 years of digital & tech experience. Having won numerous awards for her contributions to the digital space, she is most proud of her campaign work on HIV, gestational diabetes and learning disparities. Lindsey loves to travel, is an avid swimmer, and fur-mom of the happiest poodle on Earth, Sir “Barron Alexander.
Rutgers Faculty and Staff in Need of Communications assistance? Let us help you!
Submit requests for website updates to the RU-N website (http://Newark.rutgers.edu) here.
Submit requests for media coverage here.
Submit your events via Localist here.
Students, work with us!
The Rutgers-Newark Office of Communications is looking for student producers. Do you have experience with photography, videography, editing, graphic design, writing, or social media? Do what you love and get paid. Click here to email your resume.