Jaime Hunt was named the Director of Public and Media Relations on Sept. 1, 2015. An award-winning integrated marketing communications professional, Ms. Hunt brings extensive expertise to the position in online communications, marketing plan development, brand development, communications strategy, new media implementation, web strategy, and media relations. Her work has earned 20 industry awards including the Platinum Hermes Creative Award for Best Internal Campaign from the Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals and the Teresa du Bois Exline Award for Best Practices in Communications and Marketing for Region V by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.
Most recently, Ms. Hunt served as the Director of Web Strategy and Interactive Media at Radford University, where she was responsible for the university’s online brand, including its website, mobile application, mobile website, and student portal. She also oversaw multimedia production, social media, wayfinding kiosks, and digital marketing.
Prior to coming to Radford University, she served as the associate director within UW Oshkosh’s Office of Integrated Marketing and Communications. During her time at UW Oshkosh, she played a key role in developing an integrated marketing communications model for the campus, including creating the university’s first media relations strategy. She served as a key team member on the award-winning redesign of the university’s alumni magazine and the creative director for key university publications and marketing materials. Ms. Hunt also was part of the university’s award-winning, in-house rebranding team.
Her previous experience includes five years as a journalist and three years working in for nonprofits and in nonprofit consulting.
Ms. Hunt has been a sought-after speaker, presenting at regional, national and international conferences on the topics of public relations, marketing, web strategy and social media.
- BS, University of Minnesota, Journalism
- MS, West Virginia University, Integrated Marketing Communications