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Suzanne Clavet

Clavet, Suzanne
Director of News & Media
Phone: 757-221-1631
Email: [[suzanne]]
Duties: Lead on pitching and marketing faculty, students and programs to local, national, international and new media. Also serves as spokesperson and contact for press queries.
Beat: Administration,Economic Development and Business Innovation, Historic Campus, School of Law liaison, Swem Library Liaison, William & Mary Police Department PIO, University Advancement liaison (with Erin Zagursky)

Erin Zagursky

Zagursky, Erin
Senior Associate Director of University News
Phone: 757-221-1020
Email: [[eazagu]]
Duties: Serves as primary writer for major events and general assignment. Also helps coordinate the News & Media social network sites, has the lead on web posting of news stories and photos and also serves as backup spokesperson and contact for press queries.
Beat: Major Events, Civic Engagement, Student Health and Wellness, Diversity, Rankings, Information Technology liaison, University Advancement liaison (with Suzanne Seurattan)

Emily Phillips

Phillips, Emily
Assistant Director for Social Media Strategy
Office: Discovery 2, room 130
Email: [[ebphillips]]
Phone: (757) 221-1929
Duties: Responsible for the strategy and content production for William & Mary's main social media channels. Provides community management and emergency communications support. Leads the university social media users group.

McClain, Joe
Research Writer
Phone: 757-221-1615
Email: [[jmmccl]]
Duties: Writes various research-oriented stories, especially those that are STEM-related.
Beat: Anthropology, Applied Science, Biology, CAMS, Center for Archaeological Research, Center for Conservation Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Environmental Science/Keck Lab, Geology, Jefferson Lab/Fermilab liaison, Kinesiology, Mathematics, Neuroscience, Physics, Psychological Sciences and graduate programs in Arts & Sciences.

williams-jennifer

Williams, Jennifer
Communications Specialist
Phone: 757-221-1049
Email: jlwilliams02@wm.edu
Duties: Serves as a writer for the William & Mary News website, including general assignment and beat coverage.
Beat: Art & Art History, Theatre, Speech and Dance, Music, Business School liaison, School of Education liaison, Philosophy, Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies, Muscarelle Museum of Art liaison, Athletics liaison, Sustainability liaison, Sociology, Classical Studies, Medieval & Renaissance Studies, Religious Studies, Africana Studies, Film & Media Studies

Nathan Warters

Warters, Nathan
Communications Specialist
Phone: 757-221-7624
Email: [[twarters]]
Duties: Serves as a writer for the William & Mary News website, including general assignment and beat coverage. Also assists with media relations and press queries.
Beat: English, History, Government, Economics, Public Policy, Modern Languages and Literatures, International Relations, Linguistics, American Studies, Military Science. Liaison to the Reves Center, AidData and the Global Research Institute.

Claudette Brooks

Brooks, Claudette
Public Relations Specialist and Assistant to the Chief Communications Officer
Phone: 757-221-2622
Email: cbrooks@wm.edu
Duties: Coordinates daily distribution of clips, office support, media tracking and management of News & Media archives.
Beat: Daily Clips, Media Tracking, Crime Log, Dean's List

Salpukas, Stephen
University Photographer
Office: Discovery 2, room 136B
Email: [[scsalp]]
Duties: Serves as primary photographer for marketing, major events and general news assignments. Provides photography for primarily W&M News, Social Media, Web & Design and Advancement but also for the entire university.
Phone: (757) 221-1309

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Caldwell, Logan
Social Media Content Specialist
Phone: 757-221-1201
Email: [[lpcaldwell]]
Duties: As a Content Specialist for the William & Mary social media team, he helps to share the day-to-day happenings in Williamsburg through a digital lens.
Beat: Social media