Vice Chancellor for Communications
Jennifer Berryman is Vice Chancellor for Communications at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. In this role, Berryman is responsible for all internal and external communications, including media relations, executive communications, and brand management. Her team produces the Medical School’s online news portal UMassMedNow (umassmed.edu/news) and the UMassMed Magazine. Berryman reports directly to Chancellor Michael F. Collins and is a member of the chancellor’s senior staff. Prior to joining UMMS in March 2014, Berryman worked for nearly 19 years at WCVB-TV, the ABC affiliate in Boston, most recently serving as the station’s Executive Editor and Executive Producer for Special Projects. Her role included overseeing the station’s investigative and medical units, working alongside renowned medical editor Timothy Johnson, MD. Berryman’s work has earned numerous Emmy, Associated Press, Edward R. Murrow, National Headliner and Gracie awards.