Sarah Campbell (JOUR '11) is at staff writer at The Leader in Jacksonville, AR since May 2011. She covers a variety of beats and often takes photos as well as writes stories for this bi-weekly publication. It is a family-owned, locally operated newspaper that covers North Pulaski, Lonoke and White Counties in Arkansas. It's been independent and locally owned since 1987 and was named Arkanasas' Best Large Weekly in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011.
Brittany Reese (JOUR '11 MSMC '13) is working at Arkansas Minority Health Commission and is doing photography and writing stories for newsletters. She is enjoying assisting with Public Health Care Forums.
Robert Tabern (RTV '01) is now an Assignment Editor for the NBC affiliate in Milwaukee at WTMJ-5.
Ricky Adamson (MSMC '08) is very excited he is graduating in May from University of Arkansas with his Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Foreign and Second Language Education.
Littice Bacon-Blood (JOUR '90) has been named as a legislative relief reporter in Louisiana. She will be based in Baton Rouge and will work with Correspondent Melinda Deslatte on coverage of state government during the upcoming session of the Louisiana Legislature. She is a former reporter and a suburban bureau chief for The Times-Picayune and previously worked as reporter for the Sun Herald newspaper in Mississippi.
Carol Langston (JOUR '85) has been named executive assistant to the president and development officer at Ozarka College in Melbourne. Previously, she served as vice president for college advancement and executive assistant to the president at Pulaski Technical College in Little Rock. She has relocated to her hometown of Salem.
Staci (Burch) Lindblad (JOUR '97) is now communications manager at Suburban Hospital in the Washington, D.C. metro area.
Jennifer (Bartelt) Rorex (RTV '06) is an Account Manager at Staffmark in Jonesboro, AR. She and her husband, Rodney recently welcomed their second child, Raegan Jolie in January of 2013. She joins a brother Brody.
Blake Russell (RTV '92) is receiving a very prestigious technology award at NAB this week as a VP with Nexstar.
Dana J. Callaway-Smith (MSMC'02) got married on October 22, 2011. She began in her new position as the Communications/Student Recruitment Specialist at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Office of Recruitment in January 2013.
Robernetta C. Ferrell (MSMC '04) is a paralegal at Stanley Law Firm. She is currently living in Jonesboro with her daughter.
Clint Lewellyn (RTV '06) has accepted a position as Traffic Assistant with Hearst Television in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Brandon Morris (JOUR '08) has accepted an offer from the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management as the Deputy Public Information Officer and will start this position on January 7, 2013.
Janice Kay (Emery) Bonds (JOUR '84) owns a boutique resort, Guanaja Caribbean Cottages Resort on the island of Guanaja, Bay Islands, Honduras.
Andrea Finney (RTV '12) has accepted the position as Morning Associate Producer at KARK-TV in Little Rock, AR.
Jessica Guy (RTV '12) has taken the position as Weekend Producer for WTVM-TV in Columbus, GA.
Allison Munn (RTV '12) has been promoted to 10 pm Anchor at KAIT-TV in Jonesboro, AR.
Yvette Whiteside (RTV '05) is a reporter for WPTY-TV, ABC 24 in Memphis, TN.
Bobby Sisk (RTV '95) has taken a position as weekend evening anchor at CBS O and O WBZ TV in Boston. He is living in Brookline, MA.
Libby Anderson (RTV '03) is in production on her sixth feature film. Still based in Los Angeles, she works as a production coordinator on television commercials, viral/webi-sodes and music videos between film projects.
Pamela Bailey Bowie (MSMC '06) is the program manager for the Arkansas Cancer Coalition in Little Rock and is the assistant director for admissions at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
Scott Christian (JOUR '98) recently accepted the position of publications specialist at Arkansas Hospice after working for 13 years as a page designer at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. He and his wife, Jill, live in Little Rock.
Maegan Clark (JOUR '07) is a Digital Communications Specialist with focus on Social Media at Heifer International in Little Rock, AR.
Erika Madlock Conley (MSMC '06) is the Communications Coordinator at Memphis Theological Seminary.
Ronald L Evans (RTV ’70) is living with his wife in BELLA VISTA, AR.
Jessie Walker Glover (SCOM ’06) is an Academic Advisor for Northwest Arkansas Community College and graduated in May ’11 with her M.Ed in Higher Education. She and her husband welcomed a son in November, 2010. They are living in Rogers, Arkansas.
Sherry John Grigg (RTV ’83) accepted a position teaching Video Production at Seoul American High School in South Korea.
Stephanie Bolding Hopkins (JOUR ’88)is self-employed as Director of Junior and Women’s Golf Program , Arkansas State Golf Association living at Maumelle, AR.
Deleisa Bailey Johnson (JOUR '89) is an affiliate marketing associate for East Texas Medical Center Regional Healthcare System in Tyler, Texas. In her position, she oversees the marketing and public relations efforts of six of the system's 15 hospitals. She, her husband, Jeff, and daughter, Caroline, reside in Tyler.
Matthew Johnson (RTV ’06) is a Promotions Producer at KARK Channel 4 in Little Rock.
Tom Kaemmerling (RTV ’78) is President of LakeTek, LLC, manufacturer of the Dock Torpedo portable, inflatable, fender system for watercraft. He was granted a United States utility patent for the fender in May of 2010. A separate design patent is pending. Tom and wife, Debbie reside in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin.
Casey Finley Keeney (RTV ’03) is a Medical Device Sales Representative for Applied Medical. She is living in North Little Rock.
Kristy Kilgore (RTV ’96)is working in Customer Service at Windstream Telecom in Jasper, Arkansas. She has written her first novel and gotten a contract to get it published. My novel, “Racetrack Romance”, should be on bookstore shelves in mid- 2012.
Emily Mantz(JOUR ’09) is now living in Washington, D.C. and working for Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) as his Scheduler.
Catherine Holiman Morgan (JOUR ’07) is employed by East Arkansas Broadcasters. She can be heard every afternoon as on-air personality Cate Morgan on 107.9 KFIN.
Brandon D. Morris (JOUR ’08) a native of Pine Bluff, graduated from Webster University with a Master of Public Administration in Little Rock on May 17, 2012. He is currently employed as a Communication Specialist with the Pine Bluff Chemical Agent Disposal Facility on the Pine Bluff Arsenal. Morris is an active member of the Arkansas State University Alumni Association, the Arkansas Chapter of Public Relations Society of America and serves as the professional adviser for Arkansas State University Public Relations Student Society of America.
Kevin Morris (RTV ’09) is a Customer Service Support Manager for AT&T in Omaha Nebraska. He handles all the AT&T Small Business Accounts for the West Region (California, Washington State, Nevada).
Bill Powers (RTV ’84) is an Assistant Athletic Director / External Operations at MIDWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY in Wichita Falls, Texas.
Jennifer Bartelt Rorex (RTV '06) is currently an Advertising Sales Representative for The Jonesboro Sun. She lives in Jonesboro with her husband, Rodney and son, Brody.
Courtney Rowe (JOUR ’05) serves as Press Secretary for the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Washington, D.C.
Jerry Ryan (RTV ’66) is now living in Nolensville, Tennessee with his wife Judy. He had a successful career as a Naval Public Affairs Officer.
Joel Shaw (JOUR ’99) is Associate General Counsel at Allsup, Inc. in the St. Louis area. His practice is now in the area of corporate law. He lives with his wife and son in Oakland, Missouri.
Kirkley Thomas (JOUR ’90) has been named to the Board of Directors of the Rector Helping Hands Foundation and to the ASU-Jonesboro Chancellor’s Cabinet and works as a Manager, Economic Development at Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas.
Stephanie Burkhead Thum (RTV '93) is Vice President of Customer Experience at Export-Import Bank of the United States in Washington, D.C.
William Calvin Timbs (RTV '86) joined Zurich North America Insurance Co. in February 2010. He manages insurance portfolios for automobile dealerships in Mississippi. He and his wife Teri reside in Southaven, MS.
Tylee Tracer (JOUR ’10) joined the staff of The Daily Press as a general assignment reporter.
Tiffany Tull (SCOM ’06) joined ERA Doty Real Estate in October, 2011 as a licensed real estate agent. She and her husband, Spencer is expecting their second child in June, 2012 and have a 4 year old daughter, Isabella.
Joe Turner (JOUR ’62) is living in Quincy, Florida. He is a Consultant/President of Ternir Group- Romania. He was recently inducted into the ASU Football Hall of Fame.
Bob Woody (RTV ’70) was recently inducted into North Louisiana Gospel Music Hall of Fame.