Director, Research Communications
Erin Chapin joined the University of Tennessee, Knoxville team in June 2014. As the communications director for the Office of Research and Engagement, she works closely with colleges and departments across campus to promote the depth, breadth and quality of UT research and scholarship to both internal and external audiences. Chapin also updates and maintains several of the ORE family of websites and collaborates with Communications and Marketing to ensure a unified message across all communication channels.
Before coming to UT, Chapin spent nearly a decade at the Knoxville News Sentinel where she was an online producer. While there, she won two national Edward R. Murrow awards for short form documentaries and several other national, state and local news awards. She is a University of Tennessee alumna with a bachelor's degree in literature.