Jennifer Owen-BlackmonThe Skyline College Marketing, Communications and Public Relations office would like to extend a warm welcome to the new Interim Marketing Director, Jennifer Owen-Blackmon. Jenni will be leading the MCPR team until April, 2015 when Cherie Colin returns from maternity leave.

Jenni joins Skyline College with over 12 years of experience in developing marketing strategy and leading successful integrated marketing programs, for companies such as Kaiser Permanente, San Francisco Opera, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and at global advertising agency Doremus, where she worked with technology clients Corning, Intel, and Sage North America. She’s also consulted with nonprofit arts organizations to help them develop marketing plans and execute fundraising events, and leads pro bono consultant teams for the Taproot Foundation.

Jenni is also a professional soprano who sings with many of the Bay Area’s finest classical music ensembles including the San Francisco Symphony Chorus and Cappella SF. She completed Masters degrees in Arts Administration and Voice Performance at Indiana University and received a B.A. from  Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania. In her (very limited) spare time she enjoys hiking, kayaking, attending performing arts events, and playing in the kitchen. You can reach Jenni at (650) 738-4346, or email her at


Article by Connor Fitzpatrick