Lance Frank (2011), executive director of communications at CBS News, has been named by PR News as one of the Rising PR Stars 30 and Under. He is engaged to Janesia Fontenot.
Natalie Kobetz (2011; J.D., 2015) is a mass tort associate at Murphy Law Firm, LLC in Baton Rouge.
Michael Lambert (2012) recently accepted a position as a media attorney for NBC Universal/NBC News Group in New York City.
Mallory Logan (2012) has been working for Smart Reach Digital (powered by Entercom) for the past 2-1/2 years and was promoted from digital campaign manager in New Orleans to product manager of social media at the headquarters in Denver.
Chris McCollough (2012, Ph.D.), an assistant professor in the Department of Communication at Columbus State University (Ga.), earned top teaching paper honors from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication's public relations division.
(2012; MMC 2014) has the lead role in the national tour of the musical, "Kinky Boots."
Chelsea Brasted (2012) is now metro columnist for NOLA.com.The Times Picayune.
Caroline Gerdes (2012) has a new position at KCTS 9, Cascade Public Media in Seattle.
Brittany Meisner (2012) is a senior account executive for On the Mark Communications in Houston.
Alexis Sarver (2012) is an account manager for Unified in New York.
Ben LaPoe (2013, Ph.D.) and wife Victoria (2013, Ph.D.) this fall started new positions as assistant professors at Ohio University.
Jesse Barnett (2013) is an account manager at BBDO in Dallas. She was previously with the Richards Group.
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(2013) is the public information officer for the New Orleans Police Department. CNN and NBC carried some of her stories.
(2013; J.D. 2016), formerly an attorney for the Louisiana Department of Revenue, starts in December as an assistant district attorney for Caddo Parish in Shreveport.
(2014; J.D., 2017) is a judicial law clerk at Baton Rouge City Court.
Kelsey Wingert (2014) is a sideline reporter/host for Fox Sports in Atlanta.
Megan Gibbs Talley (2014) was named "Young Public Relations Professional of the Year" by the Public Relations Society of America Houston chapter.
Johnny Sciortino (2014) is a videographer and motion graphics designer at Pleasantly Surprised in New York.
Dondalyn Breaux (2016, MMC) is a junior account executive at Think PR in New York City.
Kristin White (2016) is a communications representative at ERU, a global environmental resource management company in Metairie, Louisiana.