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Daniel Day


Assistant Vice President for Communications
(609) 258-6108,

Daniel Day was named assistant vice president for communications at Princeton in 2015 after being in acting charge of the Office of Communications for one year. He joined the University staff as director of news and editorial services in 2012 from The Modesto (Calif.) Bee, where he was director of interactive media and audience development and had been managing editor.

Prior to the Bee, Day spent more than 20 years with The Associated Press, where he held a variety of editorial and organizational leadership roles at New York headquarters and in bureaus at Trenton, New Jersey; San Francisco; Seattle; Omaha, Nebraska; and Milwaukee. He also worked as a reporter at The Daily Times of Ottawa, Illinois.

Day holds a master's degree in journalism from Marquette University and a bachelor of arts in the classics from the College of the Holy Cross.

Day is a fellow at Mathey College, one of Princeton's six residential colleges, and with the University baseball team. His hobbies include unicycling and riding a tandem bicycle with his wife.