News Contacts

The News and Research Communications office has a staff that is dedicated to distributing university news, assisting reporters with information and providing faculty experts.

Dennis Schnittker
Assistant Vice President for University Communications
(850) 644-1360

Amy Farnum-Patronis
Assistant Director
Online News Editor/Media Relations
(850) 645-1294

Anna Prentiss
News Writer
(850) 644-0277

Mark Blackwell Thomas
News Writer
(850) 644-2065


Jill Elish
Associate Director
Executive Speech Writer
(850) 644-8345

Kathleen Haughney
Assistant Director
Research Communications
(850) 644-1489

Kelsey Klopfenstein
News Writer
(850) 644-1066

Bill Wellock
Research Writer
(850) 645-1504