Julie Griffith

Brian Zink

Director of Communications

Brian Zink serves in a consulting role as Director of Communications for IN3. Zink currently operates 451 Communications, a strategic communications company, based in central Indiana.

He previously served as Purdue University’s Senior Director for News and Information, having primary responsibility for academic and administrative issues, crisis management, and served as both media liaison and a university spokesperson. He also served in several other strategic communications roles at the university, including Senior Director of the Purdue University News Service.

Zink has served as Managing Editor and News Editor for the Frankfort Times and has worked as both a journalist and photojournalist. During his time as a journalist and at Purdue, he earned more than 20 state and national awards.

He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Criminal Justice from Indiana University.