Katie Drake

Associate Director, Marketing + Communications

Marketing + Communications


Katie is Associate Director of the Marketing + Communications team where she specializes in promoting faculty research and media relations.

Prior to joining the M+C team she worked as a reporter at Utah’s largest newspaper, The Salt Lake Tribune. She covered municipal and state government and education. She then moved into the marketing sphere, joining a social media marketing company, Social5. She held several positions there including Director of Education, Managing Editor and Senior Editor.

Katie graduated from the University of Utah with a B.S. in News and Editorial Journalism. She later received her Masters of Library and Information Science at Emporia State University.

In her spare time Katie enjoys traveling with her husband and two daughters, testing new recipes, voraciously reading, and cheering on her favorite sports teams – the Utah Utes and the Edmonton Oilers.

Areas of Expertise

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  • Bachelor of Science, News and Editorial Journalism – University of Utah
  •    Masters of Library and Information Science – Emporia State University