Kevin Deane

Digital Design Director
Northeastern University

Kevin Deane is the Digital Design Director at Northeastern University, which he joined in June 2017. He is part of a team that oversees the university’s award-winning online newsroom, News@Northeastern.

Northeastern has reshaped its communications department as a living, breathing newsroom, jumping in with both and investing in journalists, editors, photographers, videographers, a social media team, and a digital design and development team. The team recently won two awards (including best online newsroom) at the PRNEWS Digital Awards, and is up for three more at this year’s Platinum Awards.

Previously, Kevin spent a decade in the news industry – first working for a newspaper where he built the paper’s digital strategy and redesigned their website, and then building and leading the digital branch of a newly-launched television news station in New Hampshire. He graduated from the renowned University of Missouri School of Journalism and holds a master’s degree in business analytics. He was recently named a PRNEWS Rising Star.