UCA Hires Christina Munoz For VP Post

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The University of Central Arkansas announced the hiring of Christina Munoz as Associate Vice President for Communications, Public Relations and Marketing.

Munoz is the current nighttime anchor on KATV Ch. 7’s 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. newscasts.

The UCA press release refers to Munoz using her married name, Christina Madsen.

UCA President Tom Courtway said the hire brings instant credibility and experience to UCA’s communication efforts.

“She is trusted and respected by her peers and widely recognized as one of the best communicators of our time. Her professionalism, expertise and reputation are unmatched in the communications field,” Courtway said.

Madsen is a native of Yankton, South Dakota, and graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with a degree in Communications, and an emphasis in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Spanish. She began her career in Duluth, MN, as a reporter before moving to Arkansas in 2003. She has been the President and Member of the Board of Ballet Arkansas, as well as being an honorary board member of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) in Arkansas.

“My career has given me the opportunity to tell stories to Arkansans for more than a decade. That experience was an opportunity that I will cherish forever,” said Madsen. “UCA students, faculty and staff are thriving. It’s an exciting time in the university’s history, and I can’t wait to help tell its story to the next generation of Arkansans.”