Employers share what they seek in potential employees

With resumes in hand, students filed into the LBJ Ballroom where several companies set up booths filled with flyers and goodies in hopes of finding their newest intern or full-time employee. Every year during Mass Comm Week, Career Services hosts the Mass Communication Career Fair. People from a variety of businesses and companies set up shop in the LBJ Student […]

Nick Whitaker talks about how Google is still changing the world

By Louis Zylka ljz8@txstate.edu Technology is always changing, and journalists must learn how to change with it in order to keep the world spinning and informed. Texas State’s Mass Comm Week centers on teaching students how to thrive in a world where journalism is always changing. Nick Whitaker, training and development manager for Google’s News Lab, spoke Wednesday about how […]

Author teaches students how to create personal brand

By Kasandra Garza k_g156@txstate.edu Texas State University’s Mass Comm Week continued Tuesday with events about marketing tools and analyzing legislation for political writing. The “Brand You!: Getting Ready to Get a Job in the 21st Century” event featured an author, whose book is under the same title, who discussed the importance of creating a personal brand and improving multimedia skills.  Bruce Bendinger […]

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 digital media professionals. Every speaker was seated […]

Ana Toro: The Importance of Multicultural P.R.

Written by: Caroline Robertson Ana Toro: The Importance of Multicultural P.R. Tuesday at 8 a.m., during Texas State University’s Mass Communications Week, Ana Toro visited students to give a presentation on the importance of multicultural public relations. The classroom was full of Mass Communication students who were eager to meet and hear what Toro had to say. As the students […]


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 of Austin, Texas, has both its […]

The Changing World of Work

By Elizabeth Beddingfield Daniel Pink, author of the graphic novel “The Adventures of Johnny Bunko: The Last Career Guide You’ll Ever Need,” gave a lecture in the auditorium of the Evans Liberal Arts building at Texas State University Tuesday afternoon that focused on innovative steps toward career advancement. Pink centered the lecture on what he called the seven lessons of […]

Mass Communication Career Fair

Walking around the vast and hilly campus of Texas State in dark, tailored slacks and painfully high heels is a small price to pay if it could possibly land you a job in your desired field. In the blazing heat, students could be seen sweating it out with resumes in tow making their way to the LBJSC Ballroom on Monday […]

Mass Communication Career Fair

Texas State students have the opportunity to visit with possible future employers and discuss career opportunities in their specific field at the Mass Communication Career Fair on Monday. The event is hosted by Career Services and the School of Journalism and Mass Communication. It will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the LBJSC Ballroom. Representatives from about […]