Jennifer Bullano

Jennifer Bullano joined the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2006 as a graduate intern and spent the following two years as manager of media relations before being promoted to director of communications in 2008.  She is entering her 12th season with the team and currently serves as senior director of communications for the Penguins.  She is presently the only female to hold her position in the National Hockey League.

Jennifer oversees the daily operations of the Penguins communications department and is responsible for coordinating all player and management interviews.  She travels full time with the team and was a part of the Penguins Stanley Cup championships in 2009, ’16 and ‘17.  Jennifer has been a key contact for behind the scenes shows, such as HBO’S 24/7 The Road to the Winter Classic, NHL Revealed, In the Room and Showtime Sports ALL ACCESS: Quest for the Stanley Cup.  She recently won an Emmy for her role in “There’s no Place like Home with Sidney Crosby” in the “sports program one-time special” category.

The native of New Castle, Pennsylvania also teaches part-time as an adjunct professor at Point Park University.  Bullano teaches Media Relations in Sports for the Sports, Arts and Entertainment Management program within the School of Business.

Bullano earned a B.A. in public relations from Penn State University in 2003, as well as a MBA with concentration in sports, arts and entertainment management from Point Park University in 2007.  Jennifer and her husband, Eric Ridgley, reside in the north hills of Pittsburgh with their daughter, Harper.

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