Jeff Brazil is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist with deep expertise in marketing, strategic communications and media production. A former writer and editor with the Los Angeles Times, both digital and print, he has in-depth experience in content strategy, content development and digital communications. At the Digital Media & Learning Hub, located within the University of California’s systemwide Humanities Research Institute, he provides strategy, direction and leadership for all major communications, content and marketing programs and activities.
Mimi Ko Cruz joined the Digital Media and Learning Research Hub in 2014 with more than two decades of experience in communications. She has worked as a journalist, including 14 years at the Los Angeles Times, and as a higher education public information officer, including eight years at Cal State Fullerton. Her work has earned a number of awards over the years. As communications manager for the Hub, an initiative of the UC Humanities Research Institute based at UC Irvine, she is responsible for public and media relations and publications, as well as for overseeing content