Nikia Burdick

Communications Coordinator

S459 ILC | 413-545-9253


Nikia Burdick graduated from UMass Amherst in 1999 with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism. After working as a Senior Graphic Designer and Communications Specialist, she has returned to her roots at UMass as the Communications Coordinator in the Journalism Department. She is responsible for overseeing all of the departments communication needs, as well as event management, and alumni relations.

She brings a vast array of experience to the department, including both print and digital design, and social media management. Her most recent work experience includes communication and marketing for agency and nonprofit organizations. Prior to that she spent fourteen years designing content and marketing materials for healthcare and various businesses throughout Western Massachusetts while at BusinessWest and Healthcare News publications.