Chief Communications Officer/Managing Director Office of Communications and Evangelization
Jen joined the diocesan staff in June 2018. Her efforts focus on making the diocese more accessible and connected to all generations of Catholics and the entire community. She spent seven years as a spokesperson and vice president for Excela Health and eight years as the Westmoreland County bureau chief for WTAE-TV. A Penn Township native and graduate of Saint Vincent College, Jen is a parishioner of Immaculate Conception Parish, Irwin
Director of Marketing
Robin joined the diocesan staff in June 2018 after serving as an account executive at Excela Health for 3 1/2 years. Her duties include the development and implementation of the brand and communication strategy for events, campaigns, and internal and external marketing. Robin is a parishioner of Immaculate Conception Church, Irwin.
Val is responsible for designing pages and editing. She has more than 20 years of experience in journalism and communications, having previously worked in a full-time staff position for The Catholic Accent and the Tribune-Review in Greensburg. Val serves as a church organist and is a member of St. James Lutheran Church, Youngstown.
Photographer and Multimedia Coordinator
Mary joined the staff in 2011 serves as the photographer and multimedia coordinator for events across the four counties of the diocese that appear in The Catholic Accent newspaper and on the diocesan website and social media channels. She also handles graphic design and video production tasks. Mary is a parishioner of St. Anne Parish, Rostraver.
Office Coordinator/Advertising Representative
Beth joined the diocesan staff in 2015. She serves as an administrative assistant for the staff of the Office of Communications and Evangelization, oversees advertising for The Catholic Accent and manages the circulation database. She has more than 20 years of experience in sales and marketing. Beth is a member of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Scottdale.
Multimedia Content Manager
Jordan joined the diocesan staff in June 2018 after working on productions such as "The Dark Knight Rises" and serving as senior production coordinator for the captioning company VITAC. His responsibilities include photography and video production at diocesan events for The Accent and helping update the diocesan news presence. Jordan is a parishioner of St. Sebastian Parish, Belle Vernon.
Jerry joined the diocesan staff in 2000. He is editor of The Catholic Accent, senior writer for the diocese and diocesan spokesman. A member of the Catholic press since 1996, he also has served in public relations and publications positions in Catholic higher education. Jerry is a parishioner of Our Lady of Grace Parish, Greensburg.
Multiplatform Editor/Media Relations Specialist
Paul joined the diocesan staff in August, 2020. He has more than 20 years of experience in journalism with local newspapers such as The Tribune-Review and the McKeesport Daily News and was the editor of The Independent-Observer in Scottdale and The Mt. Pleasant Journal. Paul also has been broadcasting high school sports in the area for more than three decades. His duties include developing content for The Catholic Accent and the production of the paper, as well as serving as a diocesan spokesperson. He is a parishioner of Queen of the Rosary Parish in Glassport.
Director of Visual Communications
John joined the diocesan staff in June 2018. He oversees production of all visual aspects of diocesan communications, including print design and videography. He came to the diocese after 3 1/2 years as a communications designer and videographer for Excela Health. John is a member of Valley Brethren Church, Jones Mills.
Nancy joined the diocese in 2000 and has served in the former stewardship department, at Catholic Charities and with The Catholic Accent. She now works part time as a proofreader and office assistant. Nancy is a parishioner of Immaculate Conception Parish, Irwin.