Heather A. Lawrenz

Digital media specialist
Primary office:
Stauffer-Flint Hall, room 103
University of Kansas
1435 Jayhawk Blvd.
Lawrence, KS 66045-7515


Heather Lawrenz is a digital media specialist for the School of Journalism. Her job includes supporting students and professors using the labs in Stauffer-Flint Hall and developing technology training modules for classroom and anywhere/anytime use by students. She is an Adobe Certified Associate in Photoshop and has worked extensively using Adobe products for nearly 20 years.

Lawrenz is a William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications graduate. She also holds an education degree and a master’s degree in instructional design and technology from Emporia State University.

Before returning "home" to the J-School, Heather worked as a high school journalism and digital art teacher in the Blue Valley School District, Lawrence and Hays, Kansas. She is excited to put her love of learning, journalism and working with others to use at the J-School.