Liz Smith

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Media Communications Coordinator
Taft House, 1401 S Maryland Dr., Urbana, IL 61801
(217) 300-5273
Affiliated Content Areas
Communications and Marketing

Liz Smith is a skilled communicator and content developer with more than 20 years experience collaborating with diverse teams and managing deadlines. She comes to Extension after a long career in the hobby industry where her expertise included writing website copy, content optimization, promotional marketing, project management, and strategic planning for business development. She is currently serving as liaison for the Family and Consumer Sciences and Community and Economic Development program areas. Liz provides guidance for:

  • Content development
  • SEO improvement
  • Communications
  • Editing
  • Marketing and Promotions
  • Problem Solving
  • Process Improvement
  • Project Management
  • Data Analysis

Liz earned a bachelor's degree in advertising from Murray State University and brings an art and design background, along with her content development experience, to Extension. She enjoys cooking, hiking, kayaking, and appreciating nature.