Welcome to Pedro Zayas
SPOTLIGHT on EXCELLENCE November 2015
Welcome Pedro Zayas!
Dear Colleagues and friends,
I am delighted to introduce you to Hartford Public Schools’ new Director of Communications and Marketing, Mr. Pedro Zayas. Pedro is a communications professional with approximately twenty years of experience in the field. We are excited to have him join the Hartford Public Schools family.
Prior to joining us, Pedro had a successful career as a General News Editor and Research Specialist at ESPN. He served as editor for ESPNdeportes.com’s U.S. and Caribbean region websites, and lead editor of ESPN BottomLine ticker in Spanish scrolling in the U.S., Mexico, Central America and South America. Before ESPN, Mr. Zayas worked as a reporter and editor. His journalism experience spans across several publications, including El Vocero (PR), The San Juan Star (PR), El Diario-La Prensa (NY), and The Associated Press. In addition, he was an editor and writer of a Spanish language series of textbooks for EMC/Paradigm Publishing.
Pedro earned a B.A. in Mass Communication, Journalism and Film from the University of Puerto Rico and attended the University of Iowa as a Law and Journalism Fellow.
Please feel free to introduce yourself to him when you see him.
Chief Communications and Public Policy Officer
Hartford Public Schools