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 presence via and its social media platforms, as well as documenting its research and activities. Prior to joining VIMS in 2016, Christopher was a Communications Associate with the AidData program at William & Mary's Global Research Institute (formerly ITPIR).

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.