Communications Director of Operations

Jon Shaiken

Hi, my name is Jon Shaiken and I serve as the Communications Director of Operations for SGB! I am a Junior studying Communication and Professional Writing. I was born and raised in Storrs, Connecticut, and I am the youngest of five children. Aside from SGB, I am a Pitt Pathfinder, part of Pitt Tonight and I used to write for the Pitt News as a sports writer. In my free time you can find me watching or playing sports and hanging out with my friends! If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to reach out to me at! H2P!!

Year: Junior

School: Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences

Major: Communication & Rhetoric and Public & Professional Writing

Fun Fact: I love to sing! I was in chorus throughout middle and high school.

On Campus I can be found: In the Commons Room of Cathy!

Favorite Class taken at Pitt: History and Politics of the English Language with Dr. Beth Matway

Favorite TV show(s): How I Met Your Mother, Breaking Bad, Mad Men, The Office

Favorite Movie(s): Dark Knight, Robin Hood: Men in Tights, Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Favorite Book(s): Harry Potter, The Book of Basketball by Bill Simmons

Favorite Quote:

When you come to a fork in the road, take it.
Yogi Berra