ACCENT NEWS TEAM
The first issue of The Catholic Accent was published on June 1, 1961.
The Catholic Accent is mailed directly to the homes of over 41,000 parishioners in the four counties of the diocese (Armstrong, Fayette, Indiana and Westmoreland).
For more than 50 years, The Catholic Accent has won multiple awards for excellence in reporting in the Catholic media.
As the official news source of the Diocese of Greensburg, The Catholic Accent is committed to sharing the good news of Jesus Christ. We strive to inform, educate and inspire the people of God.
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- Chief Communications Officer/Managing Director, Office of Communications and Evangelization -
Jen joined the diocesan staff in June 2018. Her efforts focus on making the diocese more accessible and connected to all generations of Catholics and the entire community. She spent seven years as a spokesperson and vice president for Excela Health and eight years as the Westmoreland County bureau chief for WTAE-TV. A Penn Township native and graduate of Saint Vincent College, Latrobe. Jen is a parishioner of Immaculate Conception Parish, Irwin.
- Director of Marketing -
Robin joined the diocesan staff in June 2018 after serving as an account executive at Excela Health for 3 1/2 years. Her duties include the development and implementation of the brand and communication strategy for events, campaigns, and internal and external marketing. Robin is a parishioner of Immaculate Conception Parish, Irwin.
- Director of Visual Communications -
John joined the diocesan staff in June 2018. He oversees production of all visual aspects of diocesan communications, including print design and videography. He came to the diocese after 3 1/2 years as a communications designer and videographer for Excela Health. John is a member of Valley Brethren Church, Jones Mills.
- Multimedia Content Manager -
Jordan joined the diocesan staff in June 2018 after working on productions such as “The Dark Knight Rises” and serving as senior production coordinator for the captioning company VITAC. His responsibilities include photography and video production at diocesan events for The Catholic Accent and helping update the diocesan news presence. Jordan is a parishioner of St. Sebastian Parish, Belle Vernon.
- Executive Editor -
Cliff joined the diocesan staff in November of 2021 after serving as Director of Communications and Advocacy for the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation for 14 years. He serves as executive Editor for the Catholic Accent, creating content for the Diocese across the website and social media channels. Cliff is a parishioner at St. Sebastian Parish, Belle Vernon.
- Photographer and Multimedia Coordinator -
Mary joined the staff in 2011 and serves as the photographer and multimedia coordinator for events across the four counties of the diocese that appear in The Catholic Accent newspaper and on the diocesan website and social media channels. She also handles graphic design and video production tasks. Mary is a parishioner of St. Anne Parish, Rostraver.
- Office Coordinator/Advertising Representative -
Beth joined the diocesan staff in 2015. She serves as an administrative assistant for the staff of the Office of Communications and Evangelization, oversees advertising for The Catholic Accent and manages the circulation database. She has more than 20 years of experience in sales and marketing. Beth is a member of St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Scottdale.
- Production Coordinator -
Val is responsible for designing pages and editing. She has more than 20 years of experience in journalism and communications, having previously worked in a full-time staff position for The Catholic Accent and the Tribune-Review in Greensburg. Val serves as a church organist and is a member of St. James Lutheran Church, Youngstown.
- Proofreader -
Nancy joined the diocese in 2000 and has served in the former stewardship department, at Catholic Charities and with The Catholic Accent. She now works part time as a proofreader and office assistant. Nancy is a parishioner of Immaculate Conception Parish, Irwin.