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    Department Contacts

    Carri Campbell

    Chief of Public Affairs 
    Office: 206-252-0198
    Email: cjcampbell@seattleschools.org

    • Oversees the communications department, including direction for both internal and external communications and engagement strategies.
    • Produces high level communications to and for the superintendent.
    • Serves as communications liaison to the School Board.
    • Develops long-term communications plans and strategies, supports both school and cabinet member communications needs, produces talking points for senior management.

     

    Rachel Nakanishi

    Communications Manager
    Office: 206-252-0204
    Email: ranakanishi@seattleschools.org

    • Develops direct communications for staff and families.
    • Manages internal communications (MySPS, weekly NewsBrief for JSCEE staff, announcements and employee events).
    • Develops communications plans and messaging for major initiatives.
    • Manages communications specialists. 

     

    Braxton Kellogg

    Executive Administrative Assistant to Chief Communications Officer
    Office: 206-252-0202
    bjkellogg@seattleschools.org

    • Supports Chief Communications Officer.
    • Prepares district-wide SchoolMessenger messages in multiple languages.
    • Oversees the weekly School Leaders Communicator newsletter and school leadership staffing announcements.

     

    Tim Robinson

    Communications Specialist, Media Relations
    Office: 206-252-0203
    Email: tirobinson@seattleschools.org

    • Media Contact

     

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    Communications Specialist, External
    Office: 206-252-0104
    Email:

    • Oversees School Beat district newsletter.
    • Manages SPS social media channels.
    • Develops communications plans and messaging for major initiatives.
    • Assists district staff in communicating their stories and information.

     

    Hannah Kook

    Communications Specialist, Teaching and Learning
    Office:
     206-252-0798
    Email:
    hkkook@seattleschools.org

    • Assists district staff in communicating their stories and information.
    • Develops communications plans and messaging for major initiatives.
    • Assists district staff in communicating their stories and information.

     

    Emily Nitz-Ritter

    Communications Specialist, Special Education
    Office: 206-252-0842
    Email: ehnitzritter@seattleschools.org

    • Oversees special education staff and family newsletters.
    • Assists district staff in communicating their stories and information.
    • Develops communications plans and messaging for major initiatives.
    • Assists district staff in communicating their stories and information.

     

    Tom Redman

    Communications Specialist, Facilities and Capital
    Office: 206-252-0655
    Email: tlredman@seattleschools.org

    • Manages internal and external communications around facilities and capital, including information on school levies, school openings, etc.
    • Develops talking points around facility and capital issues
    • Plans events around building and capital projects