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Communications and Agricultural Education

Communications and Agricultural Education

Kansas State University
1612 Claflin Road
301 Umberger Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-3402

785-532-5633 fax

Elaine Edwards

Edwards, Elaine News Media Services Coordinator

126 Dole Hall
Phone: 785-532-1178

Elaine provides strategic planning for marketing and news services, including traditional news products, social media, and new methods for delivering information and marketing K-State Research and Extension. She works with KSRE faculty and staff, Kansas State University news and marketing staff, agency communications staff, commodity group communicators, and news media. She supervises personnel and oversees projects and funding.

Elaine was formerly a manager and agricultural communications specialist for Iowa State University Extension Communications and the farm editor for an Iowa daily newspaper. She is a member of the Association for Communication Excellence and served the organization as the 2011–2012 national president.

B.S. Agricultural Journalism, 1979, Iowa State University
M.S. Journalism and Mass Communication, 1994, Iowa State University