Elena Gomez

Elena Gomez
Office: Degheri Alumni Center 125

Associate Director - Media Relations

  • MA, San Diego State University, Mass Communication and Media Studies
  • BFA, Chapman University, Television and Broadcast Journalism

Elena Gomez brings her love for storytelling, decade of experience in the news industry and multimedia skills into her role as the Associate Director of Media Relations. Her goal: find, create and promote the people, events and initiatives of the University of San Diego through innovative, multimedia storytelling.

Gomez spent the last ten years of her career working as a news reporter for news outlets in San Diego, CA and Los Angeles, CA, including network news. During her time as reporter, Gomez covered California wildfires, political scandals, high-profile court cases and the Oscars. Gomez recently took a break from the news industry to live out her lifelong dream of living abroad in Paris, France. During her time in France, Gomez started a blog where she covered high-profile news events like the Notre Dame Cathedral fire, the Strasbourg Christmas market attack and the yellow vest protests in Paris. Gomez continues to write and produce travel and lifestyle stories in her free time for her blog.

Gomez graduated from San Diego State University with a MA in Mass Communication and Media Studies and a BFA in Television and Broadcast Journalism from Chapman University.