Colleen Sharkey

Position: 
International Media Relations Manager

Contact information

Building: 
Jozsef Attila u. 24
Room: 
117
Phone: 
+36 1 327-3000 x2321

Colleen handles international media relations for CEU, pitching and placing stories, maintaining a faculty experts list, and issuing press releases and news advisories. She also writes articles and produces videos for CEU's institutional website and hosts the CEU Podcast.

Colleen has been working in communications for over 15 years. She was the associate director of communications for Occidental College in Los Angeles after spending seven years as a science writer and outreach specialist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Before coming to CEU, Colleen was the public information officer for the Hubble Space Telescope at the European Space Agency/European Southern Observatory in Munich.

Qualification

Colleen earned a BA in English literature at the University of Cincinnati and studied mass communication (journalism) at California State University, Northridge.