Derek joined Westminster College's marketing team in 2018. He directs the college's social media presence and develops online content to engage current and prospective students. Derek also serves as the college videographer, filming and producing video content to promote Westminster College and tell the stories happening on campus.
Derek earned his BA in journalism from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2008, minoring in political science. He has been a professional content creator ever since; Derek has written for several entertainment websites, and from 2010 to 2015, he hosted a popular YouTube show with more than 168,000 subscribers.
Derek is also an amateur artist and photographer. He lives in Pittsburgh, PA, with his two cats, Midna and Mipha.