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Marketing, communication and community engagement coordinator for Lexington Sporting Club

'19 Integrated Strategic Communication

National Black Law Students Association's National Director of Pre-Law Affairs

'19 Journalism

Founder and CEO of Host Communications
Librarian, University of Kentucky Libraries’ Special Collections and Research Center; faculty affiliate, African American and Africana Studies in the UK College of Arts and Sciences.

'88 Library Science (MS)

Sports Reporter, LEX 18

'20 Journalism

James Beard Foundation Award nominee as Outstanding Restaurateur and Best Chef Southeast
Co-owner, Fresh Bourbon

'01 Integrated Strategic Communication

Assistant Professor and Journalism Sequence Coordinator, UK School of Journalism and Media


Regional editor for Paxton Media Group

'23 Journalism

Senior Director of Regional Sales for Mizuho OSI

'05 Media Arts and Studies, formerly Telecommunications

'23 Information Communication Technology

Senior Corporate Communications Specialist, Disney

'18 Integrated Strategic Communication

2022–2023 CI Leadership Award Recipient

'66 Journalism

Sports Anchor and Producer

'20 Journalism

Communications Liaison, National Basketball Association G League Ignite

'19 Communication

Assistant Professor
Guest experience representative, National Hockey League’s Nashville Predators

'21 Communication

Finalist, Presidential Management Fellowship Program

'22 Library Science (MS)

Library Science (MS)
Publications Resource Curator, Kentucky Geological Survey

'11 Library Science (MS)

Editor of Kentucky Living magazine

'07 Journalism

Douglas I. Manship – Dori Maynard Endowed Chair of Race, Media, and Cultural Literacy at LSU

'95 Communication (Ph.D.)

Social Media Specialist for UK Public Relations and Strategic Communications

'22 Journalism

Senior Project Manager and Integrated Product Team Leader, Spaceport Command and Control System, Kennedy Space Center

'95 Media Arts and Studies, formerly Telecommunications

Musical Artist

'12 Integrated Strategic Communication

Director, School of Journalism and Media
Assistant Professor, School of Journalism and Media
Creator, "Sir Dapp!"

'83 Communication

President & CEO, Beauty Booth

'84 Integrated Strategic Communication, formerly Advertising

Co-owner, XSET

'14 Journalism

Associate Community Manager for Honda, RPA

'22 Integrated Strategic Communication

Owner, Black Business Boxes

'18 Journalism

Model, formerly an on-air reporter with WHAS-TV

'20 Journalism


'06 Integrated Strategic Communication

Multimedia Storyteller

'93 Journalism


'88 Journalism

Lifestyle Reporter

'22 Journalism

Project Manager, Apple Information Security

'20 Communication

Assistant Professor
Assistant Commissioner for Communications & Branding at the Sun Belt Conference

'07 Integrated Strategic Communication

Communication Specialist at Tenet Healthcare
University of Kentucky Athletics Communications

'22 Communication

Associate Director of Athletic Communications at Stanford University

'14 Integrated Strategic Communication

Senior Team Talent Advisor for the NBA

'10 Integrated Strategic Communication

Director of Championships and Alliances for NCAA Division I Football

'96 Journalism

Director of Brand and Influencer Partnerships

'11 Communication

Academic Advisor
Assistant Professor of Communication Science, University of Maryland

'22 Communication (Ph.D.)

'18 Communication (MA)

'16 Communication

Assistant Professor

'22 Library Science (MS)

Writer for Catena Media, travel blogger

'91 Journalism

'23 Communication

Vice President of Basketball Communications

'02 Communication

Assistant Professor
Cloud Technical Resident for Google Cloud

'21 Information Communication Technology

Regional Marketing Specialist for Caesars Entertainment, Inc.

'20 Integrated Strategic Communication

Assistant Professor
Studio Anchor for ESPN

'94 Journalism

Co-founder of Fresh Bourbon

'01 Integrated Strategic Communication

Assistant Professor
Environmental Initiatives Specialist for the City of Lexington

'09 Communication (MA)

Assistant Professor in Communication
Co-founder and CEO of GoWild

'09 Journalism

Assistant Director for WRFL FM, University of Kentucky

'16 Media Arts and Studies

'21 Communication (MA)

Assistant Professor in Communication
Chief Strategy Officer at PepperPointe Partnerships

'09 Integrated Strategic Communication

Director of Programming at WRFL/Gen.G Esports Partnerships Activations Team

'21 Information Communication Technology

Marketing Director, Fayette Mall (CBL & Associates Properties, Inc.)

'08 Communication

Account Manager, University of Kentucky Marketing and Brand Strategy

'16 Integrated Strategic Communication

Intern, the TODAY Show

'21 Media Arts and Studies

Associate Professor of Communication at the University of Delaware

'99 Journalism

Head, Department of Communication at Mississippi State University

'96 Communication (Ph.D.)

'20 Communication (MA)

Weekend Sports Anchor and News Multimedia Journalist at WTOC-TV

'15 Journalism

Director, Government Affairs at RJ Corman Railroad Group

'08 Communication

Director, Content Development and Digital Media, JMI Sports

'08 Journalism

Digital Content Coordinator – TwinSpires/Churchill Downs

'15 Media Arts and Studies

'20 Integrated Strategic Communication

Social Media Manager, University of Kentucky

'15 Communication

Library Science (MS)

Self-employed brand developer at Serif Group Creative Marketing Agency

'97 Integrated Strategic Communication, formerly Advertising

'20 Journalism

Founder/President, Lexington Event Company

'10 Communication

Head of Social Media- TODAY show, NBC News

'11 Journalism

Producer/Director for Public Affairs programming at Kentucky Educational Television

'09 Communication (MA)

Director - Sports and Entertainment Division at Meridian Wealth Management

'06 Integrated Strategic Communication

'20 Integrated Strategic Communication

Director of PR and Communications, Thomas More University

'15 Integrated Strategic Communication

Administrative Fellow, UK HealthCare

'16 Communication

OMD, Media Strategy Supervisor - PepsiCo Account

'13 Communication

IT Manager at the University of Kentucky (Media Depot)

'06 Media Arts and Studies

Director of Marketing at Russell Capital Management

'17 Integrated Strategic Communication

President, Wiser Strategies

'96 Communication (MA)

NFL Network Podcast Producer, Head of Sports Content at PodcastOne Sportsnet

'17 Journalism

Director of Partnerships, Legit Apps

'13 Integrated Strategic Communication

Speaker | Writer | Executive Coach

'85 Media Arts and Studies, formerly Telecommunications

Account Director, Delta Air Lines at Octagon

'09 Communication

Associate Professor
Founder/CEO of Buckley Media Group

'96 Integrated Strategic Communication

Post Production Coordinator on "Deception" Season 1 (ABC)

'13 Media Arts and Studies


'12 Integrated Strategic Communication

Radio Broadcaster for the Lexington Legends

'74 Media Arts and Studies, formerly Telecommunications

Producer, NPR's "Morning Edition"

'10 Journalism

Vice President of Marketing & Communications, Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

'97 Integrated Strategic Communication

Director of Communications/Spokeswoman for KY Governor Matt Bevin

'05 Integrated Strategic Communication

President, Kentucky Distillers’ Association

'94 Communication

Senior Manager, Public Relations and Corporate Communications, Tempur Sealy

'89 Journalism

University of Kentucky HealthCare

'16 Information Communication Technology

Young adult author

'02 Integrated Strategic Communication

Associate Director at CBS Sports

'13 Journalism

Country Music Artist (touring)

'07 Media Arts and Studies, formerly Telecommunications

Senior Global Creative Director at Under Armour

'97 Integrated Strategic Communication, formerly Advertising

Filmmaker; Lecturer in the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California

'02 Journalism

Associate Director of Championships and Alliances, National Collegiate Athletic Association

'96 Journalism

President, Drake University

'84 Communication

Mars, Inc. Associate Brand Manager

'10 Integrated Strategic Communication

CBS News, Senior Producer, Broadcast Marketing

'85 Media Arts and Studies, formerly Telecommunications

Director of Basketball Communications for the Dallas Mavericks

'02 Communication

Reporter/Anchor with WXXV-TV News 25

'10 Journalism

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