Associate Director of Strategy and Digital Content
Peg West joined the University Communications team in 2019 after working as advertising and communications coordinator for Grand Valley’s Institutional Marketing department.
She is an award-winning journalist with more than 20 years of experience in the West Michigan market. She was a reporter and editor for The Grand Rapids Press, where she primarily worked with coverage of public safety and courts news, and was the editor for MLive in the Muskegon market.
West has also worked as an assistant sports editor, and was the editor for a book about the Grand River that was the outgrowth of a Press series chronicling a kayaking expedition along the waterway.
West earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Michigan State University.
Beats: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: Anthropology, Autism Education Center, Biology, Chemistry, Classics, School of Communications, English, Geography and Sustainable Planning, Geology, History, Integrated Science Program, Mathematics, Modern Languages and Literature, Movement Science, Music, Theatre and Dance, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Regional Math and Science Center, Sociology, Statistics, Visual and Media Arts, Writing, CLAS Academic Advising Center, Art Gallery & Collections, GV NextEd Co-Lab