Kami joined AgEcon as the department's communication and marketing specialist in October of 2017. She is the media contact for the AgEcon department and can help you find the appropriate Ag Expert for your story. Feel free to reach out to her directly with story ideas and questions.
She is also the content manager for AgEcon's monthly newsletter (AgEcon News), AgEcon's website (ag.purdue.edu/agecon/), social media presence (twitter: @PurdueAgEcon; Facebook: @PurdueAgriculturalEconomics), and the editor of the Purdue Agricultural Economics Report (PAER).
Kami graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2013 with a master's degree in communication and won the department's outstanding thesis award that same year. She earned her bachelor's degree in communication from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2008.
Before joining Purdue, Kami worked in television as a technical director and promotions producer where she directed live newscasts and produced promotional television commercials for broadcast.
In her free time, Kami enjoys hiking, kayaking, camping, and doing pretty much anything that keeps her outdoors. Her boyfriend, Mike, and dog, Lola, are also outdoor enthusiasts and can be found by her side on many of these adventures.