Jeremy Maskel, APR, will serve as the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s next chief internet marketing and communications officer efficient July 10, Chancellor Joanne Li, Ph.D., CFA, announced nowadays.
Maskel, who has served as main communications officer for Omaha Community Colleges considering the fact that 2019, will direct the Place of work of Strategic Promoting and Communications (MarComm) and report instantly to Chancellor Li as a member of the executive crew.
“We are at a vital second in better education when universities that build robust connections, generate enjoyment for their mission, and greatly enhance their reputation will have a competitive edge. I feel Jeremy is the suitable particular person for this instant as a remarkably competent leader and a spirited collaborator who will increase the impact of our strategic plans,” Li explained. “I also want to thank Interim Chief Advertising and Interaction Officer Sasha Thurin for giving outstanding leadership and the entire MarComm crew for their work in the course of this changeover.”
As main advertising and communications officer, Maskel will refine and establish UNO’s total strategic interaction and promoting plans in alignment with the university’s eyesight, mission, and strategic goals, as effectively as serve as the university’s primary spokesperson. Maskel will also offer management for MarComm’s advertising, digital communications, activities, and editorial and media relations models.
Maskel joins UNO pursuing approximately 4 several years with Omaha General public Colleges where by he oversaw the growth and implementation of strategic communications options, endorsed senior personnel and elected management, and led crisis communication efforts, which includes the district’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
“I see firsthand how UNO transforms the lives of its college students and the excellent of everyday living throughout Omaha. UNO’s training, analysis and local community engagement make an impactful distinction. It is a privilege to join an firm I have extensive admired and direct the group responsible for telling its story,” Maskel explained. “My deepest many thanks to Chancellor Li for this prospect, and my profound gratitude to Omaha Public Schools for the honor of serving and the work we have accomplished with each other.”
Prior to Omaha General public Educational facilities, Maskel served as the director of exterior relations and engagement for Ralston General public Schools from 2016 to 2019, as an anchor/reporter for Omaha ABC affiliate KETV from 2010 to 2016, and an anchor/reporter/producer for Sioux Town, Iowa CBS affiliate KMEG from 2008 to 2010.
Maskel is a remarkably engaged member of the Omaha community, with membership on the Omaha Press Club, serving as its president in 2019 the Nebraska School Public Relations Affiliation, serving as its 2019-2020 president and the General public Relations Society of America – Nebraska
Chapter, serving as 2023 president-elect. Earlier neighborhood involvement incorporates the Friends of Nebraska Small children (Nebraska Small children and Family members Foundation) from 2013 to 2019 and Omaha Health Little ones Alliance/Wholesome Housing Omaha from 2017 to 2023.
“Jeremy demonstrated through the research process his enthusiasm for the university’s mission, skill to guide within just a large corporation, and a talent for providing progressive options for elaborate challenges, making him an best prospect,” look for committee chair and Senior Advisor to the Chancellor Deborah Smith-Howell, Ph.D., said. “Thank you to the lookup committee and campus companions who dedicated their time to this pretty important research.”
Maskel earned a Bachelor of Journalism from the College of Missouri in 2008 and Accreditation in Community Relations (APR) in 2021.