Kelly Barnett oversees the Newhouse School's Tina Press and David Rubin Career Development Center (CDC), which serves about 2,000 undergraduate and 225 master’s level students. She also plays a major role in Newhouse's alumni relations operation. She joined the CDC in 2007 as assistant director.
She was previously an editorial assistant and project manager for M|C Communications. She also served as public relations manager for the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra.
She is a graduate of the Newhouse School.