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Department of Mass Communication

Department of Mass Communication

Alumni Updates

2011 Mass Comm Times (pdf - 388.63 KB)

We always look forward to hearing from alumni. Please let us know how things are going and what you are doing.

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Class of 2008

Internships pay off! Jen Glicoes, IMC, joined the staff of the National Communications Association in Washington, D.C., and Laine Beyerl, IMC, returns to Addison Whitney, Inc., in Charlotte, N.C.


Class of 2007

Jade Reynolds Anderson, journalism, is working for The Chronicle-Independent in Camden, S.C., as the education reporter. (7/2008)

Jeremy Harriot, broadcast, is working a Right Direction Christian Center with the media department. (7/2008)

Alison Rauch, broadcast, is a reporter/photographer at WACH FOX 57 in Columbia, S.C. (7/2008)

Marcia Sanders, broadcast, is working for The State newspaper as a junior advertising account executive. (7/2008)

Leslie White, journalism, is a graduate assistant at Appalachian State University. (7/2008) 


Class of 2006

Alex Moreland-Krasnoff, IMC, is working at WBT/WLNK Charlotte as a sales assistant for both stations. (7/2008)

Scott Melton, IMC, is director of the annual fund with the NAACP national headquarters in Baltimore, Md. (7/2008)

Julie Stanford, journalism, is working at York County Library as the community relations assistant. (7/2008)

Lindsey Stewart, journalism. is copy editor of The Augusta Chronicle, Augusta, Ga. (4/2008)

Yolanda Ladson, IMC, is a marketing communication specialist with Camstar Systems, Inc., Charlotte, N.C. (7/2008) 


Class of 2005

Beka Horton, IMC, currently works at Transaction Network Services Inc., as the marketing analyst in Virginia. (7/2008)

Rachel Klahr, broadcast, is working for Sears Media Inc., in Warwick, R.I. as a producer. (7/2008)

Claire Pujol, IMC, is the advertising sales assistant for the ad director of BlackBook magazine in New York City. (7/2008)

Andy Ross, journalism, is a reporter with The Clarksdale (Miss.) Press Register. (7/2008)

Erik Salmi, journalism, is working at the Covenant House as a communications specialist in Washington, D.C. (7/2008) 


Class of 2004

Brooke Williams David, IMC, is working for Burt Jordan Realtors in Florence, S.C., as the advertising coordinator. (7/2008)

Jason Dean, broadcast, is working in New York City for Ellis Cose Inc., as a freelance producer. (7/2008)

Marisa Jones, IMC, is working in Miami for an interactive agency called Sapient in experience marketing. (7/2008)

Sherri Singleton Large, IMC, is working at Grace Medical Equipment doing marketing and sales. (7/2008)

Jessie Lewis, journalism, is working for Travelers Insurance as a bodily injury claim adjuster. (7/2008)

Chris Miller is general sales manager for Cumulus Broadcasting's five-station cluster in Fayetteville, N.C. (7/2008)

Jennifer Osburne, broadcast, is working for WKRC, Local 12, in Cincinnati, Ohio, as the 10 p.m. producer. (7/2008)

Erica White, broadcast, is working in Charlotte, N.C., for WCNC as the video editor. (7/2008) 


Class of 2003

Luke Cunningham, IMC, is working for Arcadia Publishing as an editor. He is also a freelance writer and is working for Songsmith Music Group in Mount Pleasant, S.C. (7/2008)

Mary Jackson, IMC, is the president of a corporate event planning company in Greenville, S.C.(7/2008)

Sonja Rawlinson-Burris, IMC, is working as a visitor services/sales assistant for the Rock Hill/York County Convention & Visitors Bureau in Rock Hill, S.C. (7/2008)

Sophie Soler, broadcast, is working as an account manager for a French company in Cali, Colombia (South America). (7/2008)

Ishmael Tate, journalism, is working at The State newspaper in Columbia, S.C. (7/2008)  


Class of 2002

Trent Faris, broadcast, is the Public Information Officer for The York County Sheriff's Office, York, S.C. (1/2014) 


Class of 2001

Kellie Aiken, broadcast, is self-employed as an actress in New York, N.Y. She is working in film, off-Broadway theatre, commercials and Web series. (7/2008)

Shannon Greene, journalism, is the Editor of The Enquirer-Herald, which serves York, Clover and Western York County, a McClatchy newspaper.

Dana McKelvey, IMC, is CEO of DYM Unlimited in Charlotte, N.C. (7/2008) 


Class of 1998

Erika Martin Harris is director of Community Relations for Amscot Financial, a retail financial services company headquartered in Tampa, Florida with over 90 branches throughout Central Florida. 


Class of 1990

Tammy Emery Whaley is director of University Communications at the University of South Carolina Upstate.