As Partner Manager for Arkansas Public Media, Vanessa manages the non-journalism aspects of this Regional Journalism Collaboration. She works with the station partners and local partners to manage finances, coordinates promotions and community engagement, and seeks funding for the partnership.
Vanessa holds a B.A. in art from Hendrix College in Conway and an M.S. in Historic Preservation from the Pratt Institute in New York City. Before joining Arkansas Public Media she was the Executive Director of Preserve Arkansas.