Jennifer Landes

Communications and Marketing Manager

Jennifer Landes joined the Hunt Institute in March 2019 as the Communications and Marketing Manager. She leads the Institute’s strategic communications, further enhancing and strengthening the Institute’s role and reputation as a leader and authoritative voice in state and national education policy. Jennifer collaborates with the Institute’s Policy & Research and Program teams to ensure brand consistency that builds recognition and awareness across diverse stakeholders. 

Jennifer has spent much of her career working in education. She was a part of Guilford County Schools’ (Greensboro, N.C.) award-winning communications team for nearly seven years, supporting internal and external communications for the superintendent, Board of Education and school district. Before returning to North Carolina, Jennifer was the Director of Public Affairs for the American Gaming Association in Washington, D.C. and the senior communications manager for the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) in Rockville, Md. Jennifer earned her BA in Communications from the University of Pittsburgh and her MPA from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She is Accredited in Public Relations (APR) and serves on the executive committee for Public Relations Society of America (PRSA)’s Nonprofit/Association section.