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Office of Marketing and Communications

The Office of Marketing and Communications at Rutgers University–Camden supports and promotes the University through a variety of services and is its primary source of external communications.

Advancing and Supporting Rutgers–Camden

We actively elevate the Rutgers–Camden brand by promoting the accomplishments of students, faculty, staff, and alumni across campus. If you have a story to be told, an event to promote, or a new digital or print project to start, contact us.

Media Relations

We cover faculty, staff, student, campus, and alumni stories and connect members of the media with our faculty experts. 

Speakers Bureau

Our notable scholars can speak to organizations and at lecture series, workshops, and public dialogues on a wide variety of subjects: social sciences, global issues, health, law, physical sciences, public policy, technology, and much more.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are you a reporter seeking a faculty expert or interested in booking a speaker for your next meeting? Here are answers to some to the most common questions.

Office Staff

Our dedicated marketing and communications staff shares news about the campus with the community through various publications, news announcements, newsletters, and websites while also facilitating Rutgers–Camden’s external relations and partnerships.

Toni Mooney Smith, MSC
Vice Chancellor of Marketing and Communications
toni.mooneysmith@rutgers.edu

Doug Shelton, MFA
Director of Marketing
(856) 225-6849
doug.shelton@rutgers.edu

Lee Owen
Director of Recruitment Marketing & Brand Strategy
(856) 225-6354
lee.owen@rutgers.edu

Bijiek Jieknyal, Ph.D.
Assistant Director of Marketing Technology and Analytics
(856) 225-2797
bj294@camden.rutgers.edu

Dustin Petzold
Assistant Director, Public Relations and Media Communications
(856) 225-2753
dp1249@camden.rutgers.edu

Dana Joyce
Assistant Director of Recruitment Marketing & Brand Strategy
(856) 225-6342
dana.joyce@rutgers.edu

Karaamat Abdullah
Graphic Designer
(856) 225-6426
ka574@camden.rutgers.edu

Ron Downes, MFA
Senior Video Producer/Photographer
(856) 225-6160
ron.downes@rutgers.edu

Jeanne Leong, MSOD
Senior Public Relations Specialist
(856) 225-6759
jeanne.leong@camden.rutgers.edu

Tom McLaughlin, MA
Senior Public Relations Specialist
(856) 225-6545
thomas.mclaughlin@camden.rutgers.edu

Caroline Brobeil, Esq.
Senior Public Relations Specialist
856-225-6857
cb1266@camden.rutgers.edu

Alina O'Donnell
Senior Content Strategist for Branding & Recruitment Marketing
(856) 225-6483
alina.odonnell@rutgers.edu

Bea Santos, MS
Web Designer
(856) 225-6620
besantos@camden.rutgers.edu

Kristen Brown
Department Administrator
(856) 225-6526
kristen.b.brown@rutgers.edu

Frequently Asked Questions

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  • Rutgers–Camden’s faculty members are available to speak with reporters to lend their expertise on a wide range of topics. More information about media contacts and finding an expert.

  • Rutgers–Camden’s top scholars are available to speak to your organization at no cost.  See more information about the Rutgers–Camden Speakers Bureau.

  • The Communications Office regularly distributes news about major initiatives and events at Rutgers–Camden.  To obtain these press releases, or to be added to a media mailing list, contact us.

  • Student privacy rights are a critical concern for Rutgers.  If members of the media wish to interview students, they are asked to first contact us. Staff will then identify students willing to speak with the media.

  • Events open to the public generally are open to the news media as well.  For more information about covering an event, contact us.

  • The Campus address and information about parking are online. Our office may be helpful in providing parking guidance when members of the media are able to offer advance notice.

  • To request images of the Rutgers–Camden Campus and its staff and faculty, contact us.