Vikki Hartt Salinkas is the Center’s Communications and Social Media Specialist. In this role, she manages the Center’s social media presence, focusing on crafting strategies and monitoring analytics. She also supports all the Center’s communications efforts, which includes media relations, email marketing, public relations, and publications production.
She started her career with the Center as a communications research assistant in September 2014, assisting the director of strategic planning with the Center’s communication efforts and social media strategy.
Prior to her current position, she was a communications intern at Reingold Inc. a public relations (PR) firm outside D.C. working with the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs. She has also interned at Entercom Communications and The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce.
At Entercom she served as the communications and programming intern for the popular Ryan Seacrest Show, but it was her internship with the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce that spiked her interest in PR. She is passionate about sharing information and crafting motivating messaging for postsecondary success.
Vikki received her B.A. in Communications from Marywood University in 2014 and is a 2015 graduate of Georgetown University’s Masters in Public Relations and Corporate Communication program.