Baylor University

Guest Speakers


Our faculty consistently invite industry leaders to visit our classes and student organization meetings as guest speakers. Here is a sample of some of the speakers who recently visited campus and highlights of their visits:

Fall 2012

Sept. 10 - KCEN Chief Photographer Rocky Bridges

Sept. 11 - NABJ meeting - KWTX Director of New Media Jay Hicks and KWTX Weekend Anchor KeSha Lopez

Sept. 11 - Communications & Graphic Design Officer at Education Service Center Region 12 Rachel Lott (2012 Baylor journalism alumna)

Sept. 11 - Vice President of Communications at the Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce Lesly Rascoe (1988 Baylor journalism alumna)

Sept. 17 - Amanda Lewis Hill , assistant editor at the Texas Farm Bureau(2006 Baylor journalism alumna)

Sept. 20 - Baylor PRSSA meeting - Todd Overpeck, manager of e-commerce, marketing and public relations at Glass Doctor (1992 Baylor journalism alumnus)

Oct. 9 - NABJ meeting on Branding featuring Jay Hicks and Taina Maya, both from KWTX-TV

Oct. 16 - Reporter Danielle Skinner, KXXV- News 25

Oct. 27 - PRSSA meeting featuring alumni panel - Kate Williams, M/C/C Advertising & PR firm; Brittany Black, Hewlett Packard; Colton Wright, Weber Shandwick; and Kristina Ballard, Texas A&M

Nov. 7 - Julina Macy, Communications Manager at Aire Serv LLC - The Dwyer Group

Nov. 16 - KXXV News Anchor Ann Harder

Spring 2013

Jan. 28 - Amanda Lewis Hill , assistant editor at the Texas Farm Bureau (2006 Baylor journalism alumna)

Jan. 31- PRSSA meeting with PRSA National Treasurer Blake Lewis, APR, PRSA Fellow

Feb. 4 - Jordan Lloyd, Communications Specialist at DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen (2010 Baylor journalism alumna); and Eric Eckert, communications specialist, Baylor University

Feb. 22 - eBay VP of Communications, John Pluhowski

April 22 - VP of Brand & Strategy for USSAA, Chris Talley

April 22 - Communications Manager at the Dwyer Group, Julina Macy

April 26 - Director of Public Relations for Texas Farm Bureau, Gene Hall