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Bachelor of Science, Journalism, Bowling Green State University

Sean Corp

Communications Lead

Why I Choose to Work at Academic Innovation

The best part of my job is helping brilliant people who dedicate their lives to improve the lives of others through outreach and education. I believe in the mission of the Center for Academic Innovation and am thrilled to support a unit providing groundbreaking research and building amazing educational courses and tools that will help University of Michigan reach people all over the world in new ways and set the standard for what education is in the 21st century.

Current Roles/Previous Experience

Sean most recently worked for Michigan State University Extension as a communications manager. MSU Extension is the university’s statewide educational outreach organization with staff located in every county in Michigan. As part of his role Sean conducted outreach through traditional, digital and social media. He focused on website strategy, media relations, analytics and served as the primary communications manager for the Community, Food & Environment Institute.

He has experience in media training, feature writing, social media, science communication to everyday audiences, facilitative leadership and website content strategy. Before joining MSU Extension, Sean worked in the journalism industry in Michigan and Ohio as a reporter, copy editor and assistant managing editor. He also serves as the managing editor of Detroit Bad Boys, a website dedicated to the Detroit Pistons, part of the SBNation & Vox Media network.

Ask Me to Learn About

  • Talking to the Media
  • Science Communication
  • Movies
  • NBA Basketball
  • Podcasting
  • Improv & Stand-Up Comedy