Marketing Communications

Chris Joseph Kalinko

  • Chris Joseph Kalinko
    University Photographer
    Phone: 206-296-2651

    What do I do here at Seattle University:

    Chris’s job is to get at the heart and soul of Seattle U. Chris has created a visual narrative that makes up the school’s top tier marketing and advertising of print and web publications. This includes the main Seattle U web site, Seattle University Magazine, Admissions collateral, President’s Report and much, much more. Chris looks to pair his creative story telling ability and understanding of Seattle U’s mission and values with the Marketing Communications department goal of promoting and telling the University’s story. You can find much of his work on the new online Marketing Imagery archive he recently built called

    Favorite vacation spot:

    Yosemite National Park, the North Shore of Hawaii or pretty much anywhere in Ghana. Ghana is such a beautiful country. And as a lover of the outdoors, camping with breath taking views in the Sierra Nevada’s or on the beaches in Hawaii is hard to beat.

    Favorite Quotation:

    “Our greatest satisfaction in life comes in our trying and not in the results. “

    Favorite Sports Team:

    Seattle Super Sonics

    Past Professional experience:

    Born and raised in the greater Seattle area and a graduate from Western Washington University, Chris comes from the world of photojournalism where he was a former photographer at The Seattle Times. He also worked as a visual journalist at several newspapers across Washington State including The Bellingham Herald, Tri-City Herald and the Kitsap Sun.