Meet JD Doughney IV, Managing Global Client Partner at Facebook

John Doughney FSU and family

Meet John “JD” Doughney IV: two-time alumnus of Florida State University. With a Bachelor’s in Political Science and a Master’s in Integrated Marketing Communication program, JD uses his education as a foundation for his work at Facebook as a Managing Global Client Partner. The Basics Name: John “JD” Doughney IV Degree: Bachelor’s in Political Science, 2002. Master’s in …


Meet Two Time CCI Grad Ashley Rutstein

Ashley Rutstein

Meet Ashley Rutstein, B.A. in Information, Communication and Technology and M.S. in Integrated Marketing Communication graduate from Florida State University   Name: Ashely Rutstein Degree: Bachelor’s in Information, Communication and Technology. Master’s in Integrated Marketing Communication Hometown: Cabot, Arkansas Current City: Denver, CO Job: Copywriter at LRXD and Owner of Apparently Ashley Meet Ashley Who do you admire and why? All …


Meet IMC Alumna, Taryn Schmidt

Taryn Schmidt

Meet Taryn Schmidt, alumna of the Integrated Marketing Communication Master’s Program. Name: Taryn Schmidt Degree: Master’s in Integrated Marketing Communication Hometown: Weston, FL Current City: Orlando, FL Job: Manager of Live Stream Operations at NBC Golf Channel Meet Taryn Who do you admire and why? I’ve always really admired my parents. Their selflessness by providing my brother and I with endless opportunities …


Meet Mike Sklens, Director of Communication at FSU Admissions Office

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Meet Mike Sklens: alumnus of the Marketing program, current student in the Integrated Marketing Communication master’s program, and Program Director for Marketing, Media & Communication at the FSU Admissions Office. The Basics Name: Mike Sklens Degree: Bachelor’s in Marketing, 2006. Master’s in Integrated Marketing Communication, 2019. Hometown: Rockaway, NJ Current City: Tallahasssee, FL Job: Program Director, Marketing, Media & Communications …


Alumna Carolina Gonzalez-Llanos, Director of E-Commerce at Five Ultimate

Carolina Gonzalez Llanos

Meet Carolina Gonzalez-Llanos, alumna of the Integrated Marketing Communication master’s program & Director of E-Commerce at Five Ultimate. The Basics Name: Carolina Gonzalez-Llanos Degree: Master’s in Integrated Marketing Communication, 2016 Hometown: Pembroke Pines, FL Current City: Seattle, WA Job: Director of E-Commerce at Five Ultimate Meet Carolina Who do you admire and why? My grandma. She took no crap, fought for …


Alum Cameron Daniel Brings Insight to Pandora as Sales Planner

Cameron Daniels (B.S. ’11, M.S. ’13) has always excelled at writing. In fact, he used to picture himself being a sports columnist, as he is a huge sports fan. However, after being introduced to the field of public relations while earning his undergraduate degree, Daniels became intrigued by other aspects of communication. Ultimately, integrated marketing communication sparked his …


MCS Grad Kelli Gemmer Flourishes at Florida State

Ever since Kelli Gemmer could remember, she wanted to write. Feeding her hunger for storytelling, Kelli spent her high school years putting together the yearbook. When college rolled around, she transitioned seamlessly into Florida State with dual majors in Media Communication Studies and Editing, Writing and Media. During her undergraduate career, Kelli uncovered a huge piece …