Mass Communication Week “Alumni in PR and Advertising” Panel

On Thursday, Cassandra Harrison, Tracy Hinson, and Francisco Garcia came to the LBJ Student Center to talk to Ad/PR students about what to expect as a professional in the field. Garcia (2007) is the Media Specialist for the Texas Veterinary Medical Association, managing its website, social media accounts, and writing for its magazine. Harrison (2003) works for Noble Strategic Partners, and has worked in PR previously in New York City and Washington D.C. Hinson has BA and MA (2005) degrees from Texas State, and currently does business development for the White Lion Internet Agency. She is also the Vice President for Communications for the Austin Advertising Federation. The panel was part of Mass Communication Week, as they fielded a variety of questions and gave advice to those just starting off.

Alumni in PR and Advertising: The Day-to-Day

Cassandra Harrison and Tracy Hinson talk about what their typical day looks like as Ad/PR professionals.

Alumni in PR and Advertising: Day to Day from SJMC at Texas State University on Vimeo.

 

Alumni in PR and Advertising: How They Got There

Cassandra Harrison and Francisco Garcia talk about how they got where they are today as Ad/PR professionals.

Alumni in PR and Advertising: How They Got There from SJMC at Texas State University on Vimeo.

 

Alumni in PR and Advertising: Trends in the Industry

Cassandra Harrison, Francisco Garcia, and Tracy Hinson talk about trends in the Ad/PR industry.

Alumni in PR and Advertising: Trends in the Industry from SJMC at Texas State University on Vimeo.

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Interview with Jenifer Glenn


Jenifer Glenn came to Mass Communication Week on Wednesday to present the panel “Event Planning.” An SJMC Advertising/PR Alumna, she started her own company, Tenant Link Inc./Let’s Party! in 1996 and gave students tips on how to impress seasoned professionals. Texas State student Erika Guerra got a chance to interview her on what she’s up to now and how she got started in the business.