Chris  Katella

Web/PR Specialist

Email: [[cmkatella]]
Phone: (804) 684-7062
Office: Davis Hall 126E
Department: News & Media Services

About Chris

Christopher Katella is the Web/PR Specialist with the News & Media Services team, overseeing VIMS' online web presence via and its social media platforms, as well as documenting its research and activities. Prior to joining VIMS in June of 2016, Christopher held the Communications Associate position with the AidData program at William & Mary's Institute for the Theory and Practice of International Relations.

In addition to his communications experience, Christopher previously assisted government relations efforts in the private sector, and held executive leadership roles with political campaigns and organizations in both Pennsylvania and Virginia. Christopher holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Clarion University of Pennsylvania and is currently pursuing a Masters of Science in Corporate and Organizational Communication from Northeastern University.