Kara Zavada

Position title: Communications Specialist

Email: kara.zavada@wisc.edu

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Kara Zavada

Kara joined the Office of Admissions and Recruitment in 2014 as a Communications Specialist, assisting with undergraduate student recruitment efforts through email, online, and in print. Before coming to admissions, she worked in academic publishing in Madison and New York.

Kara graduated from UW-Madison with a BA in Journalism and a certificate in Religious Studies. She has always used and valued the marketing skills she learned in the UW’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication (J-School). Students looking for an interesting and enriching pathway to a career in marketing and/or communications should consider the J-School’s Strategic Communication track.

In her spare time, Kara enjoys reading, listening to podcasts, watching weird sports, and walking the family dog.