Community Relations & Communications

Hayley Rutger

Hayley Rutger

Content Development Manager

As Content Development Manager, Hayley Rutger applies her love of science writing to support public relations for all of the world-class research, education and outreach programs at Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium.

Ms. Rutger's work appears in Mote Magazine, exhibits at Mote Aquarium, press releases for local to international media, Mote’s web site, marketing materials, social media and more. She helps the public gain a better understanding of scientific research and marine conservation efforts taking place in Southwest Florida and around the world. Through these efforts, she works to help the Lab fulfill the goals in its guiding “roadmap,” the 2020 Vision & Strategic Plan.

Ms. Rutger assists with media queries as a secondary responder, working closely with primary responder Kaitlyn Fusco, the Lab’s Public Relations Manager.

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B.S. in Biology, Stetson University
Graduate Certificate in Science Communication, University of California, Santa Cruz