Kate Harwood is currently a rising senior at James Madison University, double majoring in Communication Studies and Media Arts and Design. She served JMU as a 2020 Orientation Peer Adviser and is currently a member of the JMU Speech Team. When she is not working for HDR, you can find Kate hiking throughout the Shenandoah Valley or spending quality time with friends in the local coffee shops downtown. She adores the unique atmosphere and creatively collaborative nature of Downtown Harrisonburg. There is truly no place like The Friendly City.
As the Summer Marketing Intern, Kate assists Emily Winter, Director of Marketing in developing, researching, and producing content for HDR’s social media platforms. Kate contributes to HDR with helping to write blurbs for the newsletter, interviewing business owners, and overall helping HDR’s marketing and communications department. Kate is passionate about serving the Downtown Harrisonburg community through marketing strategy and creativity.