Where Are They Now?

And when students graduate, Aggie JCOM alumni are everywhere.

• Genae Gaudet, 1998, former Statesman editor, an independent filmmaker and roller derby star in Salt Lake City.
• Nile Easton, 1997, Director of Communications, Utah Department of Transportation
• Marshall Thompson, 2002, public relations director, Advent Creative, Logan
• Reed Cowan, 1997, network news anchor and documentary filmmaker, Miami
• Jenn Putnam, 2002 and MS 2008, Director of Admissions, USU
• Mao Xuzhi, MS 2002, TV news anchor, China Central Television, Beijing
• Christina Domichel Kahler, 1999, advertising executive, Omaha, Neb.
• RonNell Anderson Jones, 1998, former Supreme Court clerk, law professor, BYU
• Trish Taggart, 2008, Director of Creative Services, Jackson Hole Ski Resort
• Lori Buttars, 1987, former Salt Lake Tribune reporter; Communications Director, Weber-­? Morgan Health Department, Ogden, Utah
• Bill Macriss, 1986 and MS 2002, Information Director/Athletics, Cal State-­?Sacramento
• Justin B. Smart, 2003, Account Executive, The Langdon Group (PR), Salt Lake City
• Lexie Kite, 2006, PhD student, University of Utah
• Rick Miyasaki, 1997, National Marketing Director, N-­?Hance Revolutionary Wood Renewal, Logan, UT
• Marques Chavez, 2007, Deputy Communications Director, U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo, R-­?
Idaho, Washington, D.C.
• Lindsay Kite, 2006, PhD student, University of Utah
• Trina Paskett Patterson, 2002, Public Information Director, ATK Systems, Ogden, Utah
• Josh Loftin, 1996, editor, Salt Lake City Weekly
• Aaron Falk, 2004, reporter, The Deseret News
• Adam Roundy, 2000, software engineer, Salt Lake City
• Amber Bailey, 2004, writer, Usana Health Services
• Amy Macavinta, 2008, features editor, Box Elder News Journal, Brigham City, Utah
• Ann Passey, 2005, Johns Hopkins MA 2008, 4th grade teacher, Teach for America, Baltimore, MD
• Kristin Johnson Millis, 2005, Director of Student Publications, University of Washington, Seattle.
• Amanda Butterfield, 1999, reporter/anchor, KSL-­?TV5, Salt Lake City
• Rachel Allen, 2000, PR Specialist, APCO Worldwide, Washington, DC
• Casey Balmforth, Digital Project manager at 3Form, Salt Lake City
• Lori Bonham, Marketing Coordinator, SLC Community College, Salt Lake City
• Emily Buckley, PR manager, Sarasota Orchestra, Sarasota, Fla.
• Chris Clayton, Product Manager, ZAGG Sports, Salt Lake City
• Emma Conger, Seminar Coordinator, USU Logan
• Cameron Cope, Marketing Director, BunchMarket Salt Lake City
• Jessica Cottle, Customer Services manager, New Dawn Technologies, Salt Lake City
• Candace Little, Assistant Editor, Utah Business magazine, Salt Lake City
• Noah Riley, former AUSU President, Account Manager, Coltrin & Associates PR, New York City • Alison Riley, PR Specialist, Coltrin & Associates PR – New York City
• Trina Paskett Patterson, PR Director, ATK Launch Systems, Salt Lake City
• Jose? Neto, PR/Advertising Graduate Student, University of Texas-­?Austin
• Sarah Reale, 2006, PR specialist, USU PR & Marketing, Logan, Utah
• Annalisa Smith Purser, 2007, USU PR & Marketing, Logan, Utah
• Sam Hislop, 2008, Communication Specialist / Project Manager at Internet Keep Safe Coalition, Flagstaff, AZ
• Colin Searle, 2006, Public Relations Manager, The Burton Group, Salt Lake City
• Nicole Olmstead Coulter, 1991, journalism & political science, former Cache Citizen editor. Senior editor for Horsesmouth, a website serving the financial services community (http://www.horsesmouth.com/)
• Bonita Lind Burton, 1993, former Cache Citizen editor, managing editor, visuals, Orlando (Florida) Sentinel; past president, Society for News Design.
• Mike Bitton, 1991, photojournalism. Founder and president, Bitton Communications, Portland, Oregon
• Morry Anne Angell, 1994, public relations director, Guide Dogs for the Blind. Photographer and cookbook author.
• Brian Bowcutt, 1996, journalism & political science, former Cache Citizen editor. Attorney, U.S. Dept. of Justice, Civil Division Environmental Torts Section, Washington, D.C.
• Mark Reece, 1995, senior editor and staff writer, Deseret News
• Catherine Reese Newton, 1988, copy editor & music critic, Salt Lake Tribune.
• Natalie Andrews-­?Wardel, 2006, marketing coordinator, San Diego Metropolitan Transit System
• Leon D'Souza, 2004, U.S. Army multimedia illustrator, South Korea
• Marcie Ann Young, 2002, magazine editor, Conde Nast, New York
• John Thompson, 1993, public information director, Idaho Farm Bureau
• RaeAnn Thayne, 1988, award-­?winning author of romance novels and women's fiction
• Sharalyn Hartwell, 2003, national columnist for the Examiner.com, Generation Y Examiner http://www.examiner.com/x-­?13207-­?
• Matthew Flitton, 2001, editor, The Ensign magazine, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-­?day Saints, Salt Lake City
• Joe Dougherty, 2003, senior writer, Deseret News.
• Leah Culler, 2001, Seattle Times copy editor until massive editorial staff layoffs in December 2008; now editor/producer for MSN Real Estate
• Doan Nguyen, 2005, U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, Washington, D.C.
• Emilie Holmes Wheeler, 2005, city editor, Logan Herald Journal
• Brooke Nelson, 2006, former education reporter, Ogden Standard Examiner; law student, BYU • Ranae Bangerter, 2007, producer, KTVB Idaho's News channel 7, Boise, Idaho
• Melissa G. Antoccia, 2000, producer, KSWB-­?TV, San Diego, Calif.
• Tiffany Erickson, BS ’03 in print journalism, is an education reporter for the Deseret Morning News in Salt Lake City.
• Mykel France, BA ’02 in public relations, is an international sales account coordinator for Orbit Irrigation Products in North Salt Lake, serving as a liaison with international buyers.
• Toby G. Hayes, BS ’04 in print journalism, is working in the communications department of ADP of West Valley City, Utah, the world’s largest human resources company. Previously, he worked for the Deseret Morning News. Hayes also is freelancing for Utah Business magazine.
• Alison Huston, BS ’04 in public relations, is working for the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Washington, D.C., doing public relations on a cooperative project in the National Arboretum with the People’s Republic of China.
• Martin J. Jensen, BS ’00/MS ’02 in public relations, is a Public Affairs Officer for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in Huntsville, Alabama, working in the Space Shuttle program, focusing on the spring 2005 return-­?to-­?flight launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis. • Tracy Kell Hernandez, BS ’04 in public relations and political science, is a legal assistant in the Logan law offices of Daines, Wyatt & Allen. She was married last summer in San Diego.
• Mark LaRocco, 2004, copy editor, Provo (Utah) Herald
• Heather Mason, 2001, president of her own public relations firm, San Francisco
• Heidi Broadwater Maxfield, 2003, corporate communications coordinator for Legacy Learning, Salt Lake City
• Marcus Perry, MS 2002, communications manager for Volunteers of America-­?Utah, Salt Lake City
• Shari Phippen, 2003, legal assistant, Pocatello, Idaho, law firm, and pursuing a master’s of public administration
• Earl Scott, 2004, visitor information assistant, National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center
• Shalee Sucher, 2004, graduate student in literature at Kingston University in London, England. • Lisa Stringham, 2004, assistant director of marketing admissions, Snow College, Ephraim, Utah