Sara Tank-Ornelas joined the Office of Strategic Communications in March 2020 as the marketing content strategist and now serves as Speechwriting and Copywriting Manager. Sara writes and edits public relations, marketing, and advertising materials for the university and President's Office. Sara graduated from Kansas State University in 1996 and spent more than 20 years working in media relations and marketing.


Professional Experience

Current: Wichita State University, Office of Strategic Communications

Previous experience:

  • Public relations and marketing for Friends University
  • Marketing content for The Coleman Company
  • Public relations and marketing for Mega Marbles
  • Writing and editing for Gannett Newspapers
Other Interests

Raising two kids and two dogs, reading, knitting, and cooking.