Comm grads landing top spots

Posted 9-10-2012 by Barrie Hill

Recent graduates of the Department of Communication receive their diplomas and hit the ground running, snagging great positions with top performing companies, non-profit organizations and media outlets.

Here's the latest alumni news on where our recent Department of Comm grads are working.

BCMN alum Charity Hitt is hosting a pre-game football show for Gator Vision at the University of Florida. Hitt, a 2010 UTA grad, is Pursuing a Master’s in Telecommunications at UF.

Chloe Jamerson, a May '12 Public Relations graduate, has been hired to work in brand public relations for The Richards Group in Dallas.
May 2012 PR graduate, Kristina Kopplin, has been hired by Social Compass, a social media marketing agency. She will be working as an Interactive Producer for the company.

Alison Cohn, May 2012 Advertising graduate/English minor, is teaching English in Miami through the Teach For America program.

Recent grad Trey Caron has accepted a position in Lawton, OK as production director for Townsquare Media.

BCMN grad David Mannering was accepted to St. Thomas University Law in Miami, Fla. He began his studies in August.

May 2012 BCMN grad Christine Nicholson has been hired for a morning reporter position at KXII-TV in Sherman. She began her new position in June.

Steve Korioth, news director for WBRL-TV (Columbus, GA), has been named director of content for WBTW-TV, Media General’s CBS affiliate in Myrtle Beach, SC. He will oversee all aspects of WBTW news broadcasts and content for the station’s website.

Rebekah Karth (BA, Public Relations) received the UT Arlington Honors College 2011-12 Bridge to Graduate School Fellowship in recognition of academic excellence. She began graduate studies in the Department of Communication in August. Rebecca was also named the Outstanding Honors College student for 2011-12.

Karen Ramirez, May 2012 Broadcast grad, is working as a production assistant for Telemundo KXTX Dallas.

Lauren Carr, May 2012 grad, has been accepted into the graduate program at the University of Texas at Dallas. Carr will pursue a masters in marketing.


The Department of Communication likes keeping up with our recent grads. If you're a graduate of the department, let us know where you're working. Send info and contact information to We'd love to hear from you!