Jessie Bauters is a proud alumna of CU Boulder's Leeds School of Business and Ohio University's E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. A native of the Cleveland area, she received a Bachelor of Science in journalism from OU in 2008 and worked for more than four years as a local television news producer in South Bend, Indiana, and Kansas City, Missouri. In 2012, she helped launch the marketing efforts for civic engagement technology startup MindMixer before joining the College of Music and CU Presents teams in April 2015. In 2019, she received a Master of Business Administration from CU Boulder.
As director of communications for the College of Music, Bauters helps guide and execute the content marketing and public relations strategies for the college, telling the stories of student, alumni and faculty accomplishments on the College of Music website, print publications and social media pages. She is also writer and editor of the college's annual alumni magazine, administers the College of Music website, collaborates with CU Boulder Strategic Relations and Communications to create and execute recruitment and reputation advertising campaigns, and works closely with CU Presents to promote the hundreds of excellent concerts and events hosted by the college every year. Bauters lives in Arvada with her husband, daughter and two cats.