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EKU Magazine

EKU Magazine is published twice per year and features the stories of the alumni, students, faculty and staff of Eastern Kentucky University. The magazine is a collaboration between EKU’s departments of Communications & Brand Management and Development & Alumni Engagement. In the role of managing editor, I lead the staff responsible for content development and creative direction of the magazine.


Reports are created on a regular basis to communicate the strategies and tactics used for campus events, strategic efforts, seasonal activities, and annual summaries. Data and information for reports are compiled by team members and developed into narrative and graphical representations to illustrate both qualitative and quantitative results.


Recruitment materials are developed on an annual basis in collaboration with the enrollment management department. The materials are used by admissions counselors during prospective student campus visits, direct mail campaigns, college fairs, and other recruitment activities.


Website development and maintenance keeps each website running smoothly. Through regular monitoring of Google Analytics and Google Search Console reports, issues are addressed to achieve optimized performance.

Oversight of website development and site optimization team. Responsible for supervision of content updates, monitoring Google Analytics, identifying opportunities for improvement, collaboration with university departments, and training.

Initially migrated content management system from Joomla 1.0 to Joomla 1.6, including server transition. Most recently migrated to WordPress, including a full redesign. Current work involves website updates, SEO, maintenance, Google Apps, and server administration.

Ongoing work involves website updates, server administration, Google Search Console monitoring for performance and optimization, and incremental design updates.