Department of Communications and Agricultural Education

Kansas State University
301 Umberger Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-4004

785-532-5804
785-532-5633 fax

Katie Allen

Katie Allen

Communications Specialist, News Writer

121 Dole Hall
Manhattan, Kansas 66506
Phone: 785-532-1162 
katielynn@ksu.edu

Katie is a communications specialist for K-State Research and Extension, where she works in nearly all aspects of media. Katie not only writes news releases and stories for the web site and print publications, but she also communicates the great impact of KSRE efforts, from state, national and global perspectives, through social media, photography, and radio and video features.

Katie has experience working as a communications professional in both the public and private sectors. Prior to coming to K-State, Katie served as the director of marketing and public relations for the Angus Foundation in Saint Joseph, Mo., and was the senior editor for academic communications at Texas Tech University in Lubbock. Katie has experience in print media, Web design, and video and radio production.

Katie grew up on a commercial cow-calf and row crop operation in northern Missouri.

B.S. Agricultural Journalism, 2008, University of Missouri-Columbia
M.S. Agricultural Communications, 2010, Texas Tech University