Alumni

The School of Mass Communication at the University of Arkansas has produced many notable alumni from both the undergraduate and graduate programs that serve as leaders in their fields in Arkansas and across the nation.

Undergraduate Program Alumni

  • Tom Brannon – Meteorologist, KTHV 11
  • Liz Caldwell – Director of News and Communications, Univeristy of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
  • Carole Cassil – APR; Director of Communications, Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care
  • Stephanie Harris – Communications Counsel, Arkansas Supreme Court; Founder, Women Lead Arkansas
  • Benjamin Krain – Photojournalist, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
  • Melinda Mayo – Meteorologist, KATV 7
  • Deborah Robinson – Journalist
  • Judy Williams – Associate Vice Chancellor, Communications and Marketing, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
  • Leslie Taylor – Vice Chancellor, Communications and Marketing, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
  • Erin Hohnbaum – Founder/CEO, E.Leigh’s
  • Elyse Geisbauer Cullen – Communications Director, North Little Rock Chamber of Commerce
  • Michael Hibblen – News Director, KUAR
  • Travis “Tre Day” Rowan – Radio Personality, Power 92.3
  • Rachel Frey – Account Executive, Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods
  • Kristen Vandaveer Nicholson, APR – Associate Director of Public Relations, Mangan Holcomb Partners; Vice President, Arkansas Chapter of PRSA

Graduate Program Alumni

  • Amy Barnes – APR; Associate Professor, School of Mass Communication, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
  • Frank Fellone – Deputy Editor, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette; Lecturer, School of Mass Communication, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
  • John Allen Hendricks – Chair/Professor, Department of Mass Communication, Stephen F. Austin University
  • Paul Parsons – Dean, School of Communication, Elon University
  • Richard Robinson – Associate Professor, University of Tennesse-Martin
  • Diane Jarrett – Director of Education/Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
  • Lauren Farbough – Senior Account Executive, Team SI
  • Suzi Parker – Author; national freelance journalist
  • Angel Murphy Galloway – Director of Marketing and Communications, Arkansas Arts Center
  • Dionne King – Producer, Fox 16
  • Rachel Selby – Public Affairs Specialist, U.S. Army Pine Bluff Arsenal
  • Mary Hightower – Director of Communication Services, Division of Agriculture, University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension
  • Bryan Goodman – Director, Product/Panel Communications, American Chemistry Council (Washington, D.C.)
  • Margaret Preston Dedman – Spokesperson, St. Vincent Infirmary Medical Center
  • Steve Eddington – Vice President of Public Relations, Arkansas Farm Bureau

Alumni Opportunities

The School of Mass Communication alumni association wants you to get in touch. If you are an alumni of the School of Mass Communication, you share an exciting academic history with us and we want to hear from you. Presently we are contacting our graduates who want to be a part of  building a strong network of alumni who are interested in an active role with the association and the School.