Students not “stuck” in career

By Hannah Wisterman SAN MARCOS—Kerri Qunell, chief marketing officer at Trinity Episcopal School, advised students to take initiative and be flexible in their upcoming careers. Qunell, a Texas State School of Journalism and Mass Communication alumna, spoke at the Communication Careers Q&A. In the 15 years since she’s graduated, Qunell has worked for Dell, TVRead More

South Texas to Univision

By Imari Mora ism5@txstate.edu SAN MARCOS- Univision’s Emmy award-winning reporter Gary Cooper shared tips Thursday on making it from South Texas to a major market during the last day of Mass Comm Week. Cooper began his lecture with telling Texas State students as well as Laredo High school journalism students the ugly truth. Looking forwardRead More

Ad grads give tips for success at an ad agency

BY JORDAN GHRIST jg1483@txstate.edu Several Texas State advertising alumni returned to campus Wednesday to talk to current advertising students about becoming a professional at an advertising agency. The panel, titled “Charting Your Course: There’s More to Advertising than Martinis and Mad Men,” aimed to show students how different branches of an advertising agency work together,Read More

Alumni share tips for working in mass communications

Texas State University’s Mass Comm Week kicked off Monday with events featuring tech opportunities for recent graduates and a fair highlighting different organizations within the mass communications department. The panel “So you want to be a Mass Comm Professional…” was mostly made up of  Texas State University alumni. Among the alumni included advertising, journalism and digitalRead More