Division of Marketing & Communications

Zach Powers

Media & Content Manager

Media & Content Manager Zach Powers
  • Professional
  • Personal


  • M.P.A., Non-Profit & Government Management, The Evergreen State College
  • B.A., Political Science, Communications, Pacific Lutheran University

Areas of Emphasis or Expertise

  • Media Relations Manager
  • Community Outreach
  • Writing for Web, Print & Social Media
  • Communications Strategy & Best Practices
  • Digital Media Production


A proud graduate of PLU ’10, Zach previously served as the Director of Marketing & Communications for The Grand Cinema and Tacoma Film Festival, managed political campaigns for State Senator Jeannie Darneille and State Representative Jake Fey, worked as a Legislative Aide in the Office of State Senator Christine Rolfes and contributed as a freelance journalist to the Weekly Volcano, Tacoma Weekly, South Sound Magazine, and Anchorage Daily News.

Zach is also an active volunteer in Tacoma’s advocacy and arts communities, currently serving as Chair of the Metro Parks Tacoma Culture & Heritage Advisory Council, on the Broadway Center for the Performing Arts Programming Committee, and formerly on the Tacoma Art Commission.