Ruttan, Denise

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Phone: (541) 737-3380
Fax: (541) 737-0817
Public Service Communications Specialist
Professional Faculty
Extension and Experiment Station Communications
422 Kerr Administration Building
Corvallis, Oregon 97331

Position Description:

I collaborate with OSU Extension faculty to write news releases about gardening, family and community health, 4-H, and other program areas, as well as articles for Oregon’s Agricultural Progress magazine. I also manage social media for OSU Extension.

Before joining EESC in 2012, I was a journalist for seven years for the Siuslaw News, The Stayton Mail, and Statesman Journal; I have a bachelor's degree in creative writing from Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Fla. In my downtime, I love maintaining a vegetable garden every summer in a local community garden.