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University Marketing and Communications

University Marketing and Communications

We tell the Fresno State story — a story that has deep roots in our community and propels bright futures for our diverse Bulldogs.

About us

University Marketing and Communications is Fresno State’s central strategic marketing and communications office. Housed in the Office of the President, University Marketing and Communications (MarComm) develops and distributes compelling content that builds trust, understanding and support for the university. We engage a broad range of key audiences, championing Bulldog spirit and elevating the institutional brand locally, nationally and across the globe.

What we do

Strategic communications
Marketing strategy
Brand management
Writing and editing
Media relations
Graphic design
Trademark licensing
Video production
Digital marketing
Social media

How we do it

Some platforms we are responsible for include:

Storytelling platforms


Fresno State News

Your latest Fresno State news and feature stories.
Fresno State Magazine

Fresno State Magazine

A bi-annual publication with compelling feature stories and class notes
Graduates tossing their caps in the air

Fresno State Stories

A highly-visual storytelling platform that showcases our unique Bulldogs.

Digital newsletters

Social Media Accounts



Resources for our communication partners


Contact us

To submit a project request, email or call 559.278.5030.

University Marketing and Communications Directory
Full Name Title Email Phone #
Lauren Nickerson Associate Vice President for University Marketing and Communications 559.278.5292
Ashley Ilic Senior Director of University Marketing and Communications 559.278.7303
Dr. Esra Hashem Director of Strategic Communications 559.278.7109
Angel Langridge Executive Assistant 559.278.5030
Margarita Adona Administrative Assistant 559.278.4299
Lisa Bell Public Information Officer 559.278.5366
Eddie Hughes Senior Writer/Editor 559.278.4378
BoNhia Lee Communications Specialist 559.278.5018
Victoria Cisneros Marketing Strategist 559.278.0839
Jessica Piffero Social Media Specialist 559.278.1645
Olivia Pape Digital Marketing Specialist 559.278.8595
Todd Graves Senior Graphic Designer 559.278.2453
Joel Beery Graphic Designer 559.278.0389
Adriana Knutsen Graphic Designer/Web Coordinator 559.278.4620
Clarence Chiong Licensing and Trademark Specialist 559.278.4451
Cary Edmondson University Photographer 559.278.4656
Matt Mealer Senior Video Producer 559.278.5771
Jeffrey Phillips Video Producer 559.278.4298
Oliver Greenbarg Video Producer 559.278.0010
Michael Wootten Video Producer 559.278.0146

University Marketing and Communications Org Chart