Del Valle ISD brings relations closer between PR and public schools during mass communications week at Texas State

By Alexandra Cochran Alc261@txstate.edu SAN MARCOS — Communications coordinator, A.J. Arreguin and Director of Communications and Community Relations, Shannon Rideout, visited Texas State from Del Valle ISD during Mass Comm Week to promote public relations in public schools. The Del Valle Independent School District serves over 11,000 students within 15 different campuses while catering toRead 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

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

Spurs On the Airwaves

Spurs On the Airwaves By Adam Schuster Texas State University students were treated to a special Q&A session with three of the most vital members of the San Antonio Spurs’ regional TV broadcasting team during Texas State’s annual Mass Communication Week. Mike Kickirillo, director of broadcasting for the Spurs; Bill Land, play-by-play commentator for theRead More

CARMEN GRAF DISCUSSES KEY ROLES OF ADVERTISING, CREATIVITY AND ENGAGING YOUR AUDIENCE

by Jairus Popp Texas State alumni Carmen Graf presented to Texas State students during Mass Communication Week the importance of incorporating the creative and advertising fields while captivating your targeted audience. Speaking from experience, Graf is currently the vice president and executive media director for the company GSD&M. GSD&M, a full-service advertising agency out ofRead More