CCI Alumni Win FPRA Golden Image Awards

The Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) held its annual conference in August where the winners of the FPRA Golden Image Awards were announced. The awards included four divisions of categories: Public Relations Programs, Printed Tools of Public Relations, Digital Tools of Public Relations, and Student Projects in Public Relations. Awards given in the competition include …

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From On-Air to Online: Digital Producer Krista Witiak Introduces New Wave of News Media

“No one really knows where local news is going to be in 5-10 years,” says Krista Witiak, a recent graduate of the School of Communication. She currently works as a digital reporter and producer for FOX21 in Colorado Springs. Her day-to-day job includes finding stories to report, setting up interviews, filming b-roll, editing film packages, …

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Meet Comm Alumna Celia Mott

“I’ve discovered that when your job is your passion, there’s no turn off button. You will continue to push yourself and explore new opportunities, even in your free time,” says Comm School alumna Celia Mott (’14 Media Communication Studies). While at FSU, Mott discovered her passion for communication and marketing. “I always knew I wanted …

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Stephenson Shines in South Korea

After graduation, most students are faced with the prospect of leaving their hometowns to pursue the career they just spent years working toward. This often means moving to a new state and leaving behind the comforts of home. For Rosandra Stephenson (B.S. 15’ Media and Communication Studies), this also meant leaving behind the comforts of …

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Students Attend Culture Marketing Council Annual Summit

Five students from FSU’s Center for Hispanic Marketing Communication (HMC) attended the Cultural Marketing Council (CMC) Annual Summit this June. Jennifer Gordillo, Jessica Juachon, Meng Tian, Ailin Xia, and Wenzhe Yan traveled to the annual event that took place in Dallas, Texas, for three days of immersion in the multicultural marketing industry. Culture-driven marketing was …

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Kelly Starling: Communication Alumna and Storyteller at AT&T

Kelly Starling (’85, B.S. Media Performance) is AT&T’s Lead Public Relations Manager for Florida, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands. “I’m a storyteller,” she says. “I find creative ways to humanize AT&T and create brand love by sharing with journalists our employees’ stories and how our products, services, and technology and community engagement are shaping …

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Ph.D. Graduate and Comm Faculty Published

Kailash Koushik, a recent Ph.D. graduate in the School of Communication, and co-author Dr. Jennifer Proffitt, have been published in the International Journal of Media & Cultural Politics. Their article, “Global capital, global labour and global dominance: The case of xXx: Return of Xander Cage” analyzes the movie xXx: Return of Xander Cage. The movie …

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