Katy Hennig has joined the Conservancy of Southwest Florida as director of communications and marketing. In this role, Hennig oversees the branding, marketing, communications and public relations program for the Conservancy of Southwest Florida, including the nonprofit’s institutional and advocacy positions, membership and development, policy, science, education, wildlife rehabilitation and the Nature Center.
Most recently, Hennig was assistant director of marketing and communications at Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU). During her time at FGCU, she developed and edited content for the FGCU 360 website and magazine and produced marketing publications to showcase the accomplishments of students, faculty and alumni. Prior to working with FGCU, Hennig worked at the University of Miami as director of communications and digital strategy for alumni relations, as well as the University of South Florida as a digital media coordinator. Her experience also includes working as a photojournalist at NBC News Channel 8 WFLA-TV (Tampa) producing videography, editing and writing for broadcast news.
“Katy is passionate about conservation, education and sustainability, and brings strong leadership, management and team-building skills to the Conservancy,” said Rob Moher, president and CEO of the Conservancy of Southwest Florida. “Her strong verbal and written skills, as well as experience in broadcast writing, copy-editing, visual storytelling, media relations and crisis communications will be a valuable asset to the organization.”
Hennig has a Master of Arts in digital journalism and design from the University of South Florida and a Bachelor of Arts in communication from the University of Tampa.
About the Conservancy of Southwest Florida:
The Conservancy of Southwest Florida is a not-for-profit environmental protection organization with a 58-year history focused on the issues impacting the water, land, wildlife and future of Collier, Lee, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades counties. The Conservancy accomplishes this mission through the combined efforts of its experts in the areas of environmental science, policy, education and wildlife rehabilitation. The Conservancy of Southwest Florida, world-class Nature Center and von Arx Wildlife Hospital are headquartered in Naples, Florida, 1495 Smith Preserve Way, south of the Naples Zoo off Goodlette-Frank Road. Learn more about the Conservancy’s work and how to support the quality of life in Southwest Florida www.conservancy.org.