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Christine Caldara Piatos

Communications Manager
Center for Rural Pennsylvania

Christine Caldara PiatosChristine manages all of the Center’s written and digital communication platforms, including its bi-monthly newsletter, research reports, website, and social media. She also works with media, supervises the Center’s participation in trade shows and conferences, organizes special events, reviews grant proposals, and represents the Center on several boards and commissions.

Christine joined the Center in 1998. Previously, she worked in corporate public relations, specializing in employee communications; as a private communications consultant; and as a writer and graphic designer for a monthly statewide magazine.

She has a master’s degree in Organizational Communications from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, and a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations/Broadcasting from Mansfield University of Pennsylvania.