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Digital Media Director and PR Director Q&A

What made you want this position? Hannah: I was approached by the immediate past president, who told me that I should consider running for an executive board position. I couldn’t figure out which one to go for when Darla, who I had met while working with ImPRint Communications, told me about the Digital Media Director position and how it collaborated …

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Guest Speaker Q&A with Brandi Boatner

Brandi Boatner is the Digital Experience Manager for IBM’s Global Technology Services in New York City. Brandi is a New Orleans native born and raised in Metairie. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations from Loyola University of New Orleans and Masters of Arts in Communication from Hawaii Pacific University. Brandi is a true advocate for diversity and …

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Guest Speaker Q&A with Jensen Moore

Jensen Moore received her doctorate from the Missouri School of Journalism (2007), her Master’s from the University of Minnesota (2003) and three bachelor’s degrees from Black Hills State University (1999). She worked professionally in sport public relations for basketball and baseball before deciding to become a college professor. How did you get started in your career?  I began working part-time …

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Guest Speaker Q&A: Matt Sigur

Born in West Monroe, Louisiana, in 1987 — Matt Sigur. Matthew is an alumnus of LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication’s Journalism program. He became a general assignment reporter for The Daily Advertise in Lafayette, LA, not long after graduating, covering food, crime and entertainment. Then he came back to Baton Rouge as an online staff writer and eventual staff writer for …

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3 tips for success I learned from watching movies and TV shows

1. House of Cards: “Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” Set a goal, plan all the way to the end, and put in the work necessary to make it happen.  Planning and work ethic are key factors in …

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