Meet the Team

Our team encompasses expertise in strategic communications and media relations, editorial content and news, digital marketing, advertising, web and digital communications, alumni magazine, and visual communication and design, photography and videography, and executive communications.

University Marketing and Communications Leadership 

Provides vision and direction for university-wide strategic communications and marketing, and oversees internal and external communications that enhance the university's goals, mission and brand equity.

Michael Crawford
Senior Associate Vice President, University Marketing and Communications

Kamryn Williams
Administrative Assistant / Project Management Specialist

Strategic Communications and Media Relations, Editorial Content and News 

Media relations, crisis communications and reputation management, including the development of university statements and key messages to news media worldwide through relationships with local, national and international media outlets. Campus-wide storytelling, including: editorial content and news; brand messaging, style and writing guidelines; strategic communications and content strategy for SJSU’s enterprise-wide print and digital platforms. 

Kenneth Mashinchi
Senior Director of Strategic Communications and Media Relations

Robin McElhatton
Assistant Director of Media Relations

Tiffany Harbrecht
Assistant Director of Editorial Content and News 
News beats: Business, Professional and Global Education, Office of the Provost

Julia Halprin Jackson
University Writer and Copy Editor 
News beats: Humanities & Arts, Social Science, Education and Student Affairs

Digital Marketing and Web Communications

Digital marketing and communications strategy, brand messaging, content marketing, website design, SJSU web guidelines, social media engagement, email marketing, digital campaigns, display and video advertising, paid search, SEO and analytics. 

Anna Augustowska
Director of Digital Marketing and Communications

Eric Harding
Digital Marketing Communications Manager

Monica Bosque
University Web and User Experience Designer

Visual Communication and Design

Visual storytelling and design strategy, creative support for faculty and staff, SJSU visual identity and guidelines, campus-branded spaces, events and affiliate visual resources, professional video, photography, project requests, lockup requests, and brand permissions.

Michelle Frey
Senior Director of Creative Strategy

Roman Goshev
Production Manager

Pourya Nadimi
Visual Communications Designer

Javier Duarte
Senior Multimedia Production Specialist

Keith Sanders
Multimedia Producer

Robert Bain
University Photographer

Executive Communications

Development of executive communications and thought leadership content and materials for the Office of the President, including speeches, blog posts, presentations, website content, op-eds and social media posts.

Mike Janes
Director of Executive Communications