Matthew Call named Director of Communications-Stakeholder Engagement for Division of Extension

Matthew Call has been named Director of Communications-Stakeholder Engagement for the UW–Madison Division of Extension. His first day is April 15.

Call has been working in strategic communications and journalism for 20 years. He most recently comes from UW-Madison’s School of Medicine and Public Health. Call managed the communications and administration for a grant program in the school called County Health Rankings & Roadmaps, which ranks the health of all counties in the U.S. and provides resources and guidance for community health improvement.

Call also has Wisconsin engagement experience from managing the internal and external communications for a public school educators association, assisting in statewide and local promotional campaigns focused on public education, community fundraisers, and legislative advocacy. He also managed newsrooms in Portage, WI, and in New England.