Coastal Public Information Coordinator
Employed by the S.C. Sea Grant Consortium since 2021.
About Emmi Palenbaum
Emmi manages the Consortium’s social media platforms, develops content for the website, contributes to publications and products, and coordinates annual reporting for the NOAA National Sea Grant Office. Prior to joining the Communications and Education Services department, Emmi served as the Extension graduate assistant, where she supported extension program specialists with program coordination and facilitation, outreach and engagement efforts, and administrative needs.
Emmi earned dual B.A. degrees in strategic communication and English literature from High Point University and received a M.S. in environmental and sustainability studies from the College of Charleston. Her thesis work involved gap and network analyses of the Charleston tri-county area related to sea-level rise planning, stakeholder collaboration, and policy decision-making.