Rev. Joseph Marina, S.J., University of Scranton president with new University Editor Kristie Ceruti and Web Content Strategist Kristin Durkin

    Meet the new Editor for Royal News – Kristie Ceruti

    University President Joseph G. Marina, S.J., with new University Editor Kristie Ceruti, left, and Web Content Strategist Kristin Durkin in a selfie moment on July 29 at The DeNaples Patio, where Father Marina hosted an ice cream social for faculty and staff.
    August 3, 2022

    We are happy to announce that Kristie Ceruti joined the University’s marketing communications department on July 25 as the University Editor and Social Media Manager.

    In this role, Kristie will be working with departments and organizations across campus to share their news and stories, not only in Royal News, but also in The Scranton Journal and on our social media sites.

    “In the short time that I’ve been at the University, I've experienced a welcoming atmosphere and overall sense of helpfulness from every member of faculty and staff I've met. I look forward to connecting with many more Royals in the coming weeks,” she said.

    Prior to joining our staff, Kristie was Senior Marketing Communications Specialist at Benco Dental for nine years, where she guided the company’s public relations and social media efforts, launched and curated their consumer-facing blog, and collaborated on their award-winning magazine, Incisal Edge

    Her editorial experience also includes two decades as a journalist, leading community and alt-weekly newsrooms in Clarks Summit, Wilkes-Barre, and the suburbs of Philadelphia.

    You can reach Kristie at extension 6337 or at

    Submissions to Royal News or The Scranton Journal should be sent to

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