Jamie Lonie has several years of experience in traditional and digital communications within the global education sector. As the Education Commission’s Digital Media Specialist, he develops and manages the digital content across the organization's website, blog, email campaigns, and social media channels. Jamie is also the founder of Amplifi Digital where he supports digital communications for education nonprofits and mission-driven companies. Previously, he was Director of Social Media Community on Teach For America's national marketing team, developing social media strategy and managing daily digital content.
Jamie graduated from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville with a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations. Today, he serves as president of the university's New York City alumni chapter. He also holds a Master of Education degree from the University of St. Thomas in Houston, which he earned while teaching elementary science.
Special Awards or Honors: Awarded the “Chancellor's Citations for Extraordinary Campus Leadership and Service” and the “Extraordinary Professional Promise in Communication and Information” as a senior.
Volunteer Interest & Board Service: UT Alumni New York Chapter, President
Organization Involvement while at UT: Student Government Association: Student Services Director, Webmaster, Fort Sanders Senator, & IT Services Director Technology Advisory Board: Co-Chair; UT Ambassador Scholars: Publicity & Recruitment Co-Chair; Public Relations Students Society of America: Webmaster; Student Alumni Associates; Red Cross Club: Webmaster; Alternative Fall Break
Hobbies/Special Interests/Research: Travel, photography, design, yoga, running, exploring NYC’s restaurants and cultural institutions, and enjoying many television shows and movies.