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Kate McKenna

Kate McKenna
Director of Issues Management
Tel: 716-645-4602
mckenna5@buffalo.edu

Kate McKenna joined University Communications in 2015. Prior to that, she spent more than 10 years as a professional communicator for a leading Western New York grocery retailer, where she oversaw internal and crisis communications as well as media relations.

She earned a BA in communications from SUNY Potsdam and an MS in public relations management from SUNY Buffalo State.

Kate is a volunteer for Meals on Wheels for WNY and is an active member of the Junior League of Buffalo. She is a guest blogger for Visit Buffalo Niagara, enjoys experimenting with new recipes and exploring Western New York’s expanding food and microbrewery scene.