Kate Layton

Marketing & Communications Manager

Kate Layton joined the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary in 2018 as the PDE’s marketing and communications manager. In this role, she is responsible for promoting the PDE and its activities to build awareness and engagement for protecting and enhancing the Delaware Estuary.

Before joining the PDE, Layton served for 10 years as the public outreach manager for the Dover/Kent County Metropolitan Planning Organization in central Delaware. Before that, she spent more than a decade as as a reporter and photographer for newspapers in Delaware, Indiana and Kansas City.

A native of the Sunflower State, Layton has a bachelor of arts degree in Sociology from the University of Kansas. She spent six months after graduation in a work abroad program in the United Kingdom. She now lives in central Delaware and enjoys reading, photography and wandering be