Jessica Bautista

  • Associate Director of Communications & Public Relations

3701 Locust Walk, Caster Building, Room B8
Philadelphia, PA 19104
  • office: 215.573.8408
  • fax: 215.573.2099

Jessica is SP2’s Associate Director of Communications and Public Relations and is responsible for developing, writing, editing, scheduling and publishing SP2-related content for the School’s dedicated communication vehicles as well as Penn-wide publications including Penn Today, the Penn Current and Almanac. She also works to heighten and enhance the School’s presence in local, regional and global media and oversees SP2’s social media sites.

In this position, Jessica serves as project lead for major communications endeavors at the School, including annual magazines, the SP2 Penn Top 10, Power of Penn SP2: Advancing Knowledge for Social Impact campaign marketing, and a short documentary commemorating the 50th anniversary of the School’s Racism Sequence.

Jessica has been able to pursue her passion for storytelling, social change, the arts and education over the years as an award-winning reporter and communications specialist. She earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism from Temple University and has contributed to a number of publications, including the South Jersey Times, the SPIRIT Media Group, the Philadelphia Daily News and Montgomery Newspapers.

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