Pam Scott is the Associate Vice President for External Communications, responsible for publicizing the university as a premier institution of higher learning and research. She oversees media relations and assists with issues management. Previously, she worked for a public hotel company where she oversaw media and investor relations, internal communications, crisis communications, guest relations and social media. She has worked for a destination marketing organization, a regional newspaper and affiliates for ABC television and NPR radio. Scott began her public relations career at the University of Arizona Health Sciences and the University of Arizona, where she earned a degree in journalism.