New staffer looking to boost profile of UWindsor research

Dylan KristyDylan Kristy is the new research communications co-ordinator in the Office of the Public Affairs and Communications.

Dylan Kristy, who joined the Public Affairs and Communications team Monday as research communications co-ordinator, said he hopes to incorporate more video and visual elements in his stories on the innovative work of UWindsor faculty and students.

“I’m very excited to be able to help spread the word about the innovative research being conducted here at the University of Windsor,” Kristy said. “Students and faculty have unique stories; I look forward to giving them a voice.”

Kristy worked for the last seven years as a reporter and editor at the Windsor Star, where he covered a variety of topics including education, healthcare, science and politics. In 2011, he started working as an editor at the Star, earning Ontario Newspaper Awards for video production and online multimedia projects.

Kristy, a graduate of the journalism program at St. Clair College, has served as a sessional instructor in the University’s digital journalism program, teaching the course “Introduction to Online Design/Publishing.” Contact him with story ideas at 519-253-3000, ext. 4045, or e-mail dkristy@uwindsor.ca.