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Kate Pfetsch '05

Kate Pfetsch '05

Kate Pfetsch '05


Kate Pfetsch ’05 is a Broadcast Journalism alumna of the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism and is delighted to serve as a member of the Journalism Alumni Network board.

Pfetsch is currently the head of content strategy and head of the content studio at Marriott International. She is an award-winning global creative executive and content marketing leader with a passion for connecting people through the intersection of storytelling and travel. In her current role, she is responsible for developing marketing strategies for enterprise content marketing and the content studio, creating for Marriott's portfolio of 30-plus hotel brands and experiences worldwide, across 8,000-plus properties in more than 130 countries. 

Pfetsch received her master’s in Business Administration in 2018 from the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School and serves as a volunteer alumni mentor for students there and with the University of Maryland. She’s thrilled to bring her skills and ideas to the board, and support connection and success for students, faculty and alums at UMD. Pfetsch was named president of the board in 2023.

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