Director of Communications

Director of Communications

brittany.alana@ufl.edu
(352) 846-3903


A double Gator with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a master’s degree in mass communication from UF, Brittany creates and implements comprehensive communications strategy to advance UF's image and stature, fostering relationships internally as well as with key external constituents such as news media.

In her previous position with the Florida Board of Governors, she developed and executed the board’s integrated communication strategy, acting as the media and communication adviser to the State University System chancellor and collaborating with communicators at all 12 SUS institutions. Prior to that, she was a reporter with the Tampa Bay Times covering state government in Tallahassee and with Health News Florida/National Public Radio, leading its South Florida bureau. She also worked as a reporter with Europolitics in Brussels, Belgium, covering European Union legislation.