Jenna Spinelle

Journalism, Part-Time Faculty

Jenna Spinelle

Part-Time Faculty



Jenna Spinelle is the communications specialist for the McCourtney Institute for Democracy in Penn State’s College of the Liberal Arts. She produces and co-hosts the Institute’s Democracy Works podcast and is responsible for shaping its external communications, including social media, website content and media outreach.

She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Penn State and is an instructor in the Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications. She is also an active freelance writer with local, national and international clients.


Jenna Spinelle
328 Pond Lab
University Park, PA 16802