Heather Newman

309 Maynard St Ste 205
Director of Marketing and Communications


Heather Newman heads up marketing and communications for the School of Information, handling publicity, branding, social/Web presences and promotion. Prior to joining UMSI, she was Trade Marketing Director/Media Manager at the University of Michigan Press, the university's primary publishing division. Her social media campaigns have been featured in the Wall Street Journal and industry magazines. Before her university life, she spent two decades as a senior writer, reporter and columnist for daily newspapers, most recently in an 11-year stint at the Detroit Free Press.


Bachelor of Arts in Journalism with English Honors, University of Arizona
Master of Science in Computer Science, Georgia Institute of Technology (current student)