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College of Arts & Media Alumni

Department of Communication

Gregory Chambless (2009) – Broadcasting     

Broadcasting Installation at Mabe Production & Installation, Lakeland, FL

Andrew Gash (2009) – Broadcasting    

Broadcasting and Journalism Teacher at Lake Gibson High School, Lakeland, FL

Melanie Pettis (2009) – Broadcasting   

Media Director/Coordinator at Village Baptist Church, Crestview, FL

Grant Starr (2009) – Broadcasting        

On-Air Personality and DJ for 97 Country, Lakeland, FL

Godwin Mathew (2010) – Broadcasting           

Production, The Weather Channel, Atlanta, GA

Andrew Harley (2010) – Broadcasting and Theatre  

Assistant Producer at Daystar Television Network, Bedford, TX

Kristen Ledlow (2010) – Broadcasting and Communication           

Sports Broadcaster, NBA TV, Atlanta, GA

Brittani Nelson (2011) – Broadcasting 

Associate Producer for TD Jakes Talk Show at 44 Blue Productions, New York, NY

Candace Gross (2012) – Broadcasting  

Producer at Indie Atlantic Films, Lakeland, FL

Nicholas Jones (2012) – Broadcasting  

Production Assistant at Waterman Broadcasting, Fort Myers, FL

Jonathan Martin (2012) – Broadcasting

Director at WPLG Local 10 News, Miami, FL

Rebecca Vargas (2012) – Broadcasting

Reporter and Talk Show Host at ABC 7 WWSB-TV, Sarasota, FL

Molly Dodd (2013) – Broadcasting and Journalism/Public Relations       

Digital Department Coordinator at Fox News Channel, New York, NY

Johny Fernandez (2013) – Broadcasting

Reporter/Mobile Journalist at WKMG, the CBS affiliate, Orlando, Florida

Christina Fields (2013) – Broadcasting

Production at WIS TV in Columbia, SC

Victoria Garcia (2013) – Broadcasting

Producer and Editor for the NHL’s Florida Panthers, Sunrise, FL

Jennifer Selgado (2013) – Broadcasting           

Technical Director at 40/20 News, Fort Smith and Fayetteville, AR

Roxanne Garcia (2014) – Broadcasting

Co-Host/Producer at R Communications Radio & TV, McAllen, TX

Matthew Hull (2014) – Broadcasting    

Stage Technician at Six Flags, Valencia, CA

Angela Quezada (2014) – Broadcasting

Radio Personality at 104.7 “The Beat” and Weekend Anchor/Reporter at ABC 6 News, Mississippi Delta, MS

Ben Butanis (2009) – Communication and Journalism/Public Relations 

Web Content Project Leader at Johns Hopkins Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Darius Hughes (2009) – Communication         

Associate Worship and Youth Pastor at Cocoa First Assembly of God, Cocoa, FL

Richard Klatt (2009) – Communication

Mortgage Loan Officer, Bank of America, Jacksonville, FL

LaNita Harless (2010) – Communication         

Assistant Manager of Media Partnerships at Informa Research Services, Calabasas, CA

Jennifer Cicotta Huspen (2010) – Communication     

Project Manager at Dixon Schwabl Advertising, Rochester, NY

Lindsey Powell (2010) – Communication and Journalism/Public Relations

Project Manager at WebiMax, Camden, NJ

Brittany Rollings (2010) – Communication     

Illustrator at Xulon Press, Orlando, FL

Billy Somerville (2010) – Communication      

Creative Services Specialist at WEDU Public Media, Tampa, FL

Cory Wilson (2010) – Communication and Theatre  

Theatre Arts/English Teacher at Ridge Community High School, Davenport, FL

Elijah Gil (2011) – Communication       

Board Operator/Social Media Specialist at CBS Radio, Los Angeles, CA

Dave Lapham (2011) – Communication

Web Designer at Southeastern University, Lakeland, FL

Kelsey Leu (2011) – Communication    

Student Teacher at High Plains Elementary School, Cherry Creek, CO

Kevin Zahn (2011) – Communication    

Executive Recruiter at Crawford Thomas Recruiting, Atlanta, GA

Joy Ayan (2012) – Communication        

Media Coordinator at Hope Community Church, Fitchburg, MA

Jessica Ellerbe (2012) – Communication         

Certified CSR and Social Media Assistant at Mitchell Insurance Agency, Lakeland, FL

Niki Langston (2012) – Communication           

Children’s Pastor at Victorious Life Church, Wesley Chapel, FL

Leslie Peterson (2012) – Communication        

Associate Copywriter at AKQA, Hawthorne, NJ

Melanie Shoults (2012) – Communication and Journalism/Public Relations

Public Relations and Writing Consultant at Bok Tower Gardens, Lake Wales, FL

Monica Singleton (2012) – Communication     

Media Specialist at i5 Church, Washington, D.C.

Kyla White (2012) – Communication and Journalism/Public Relations

Associate Client Executive at Voce Communications, Winter Haven, FL

Adrian Garza (2013) – Communication

Freelance Journalist and Publicist/Manager at Torches Management + PR, Seattle, WA

Corey West (2013) – Communication   

Assistant Director at SHINE After School, Silver Spring, MD

Kayla Hayes (2014) – Communication  

Marketing Coordinator at Lowry Park Zoo, Tampa, FL

Brianna Kuck (2014) – Communication           

Event and Communications Coordinator at Nathaniel’s Hope, Orlando, FL

Joshua Peoples (2014) – Communication and Film Production     

Graphic Designer at Kansas Department for Children and Families, McPherson, KS

Amy Samuels (2014) – Communication           

Media Relations Specialist at Professional Marketing Solutions, Orlando, FL

Lindsey Shedd (2014) – Communication          

Production Director at First Baptist Church at the Mall, Lakeland, FL

Aaron Inman (2010) – Film Production           

Editor at Collins Avenue Productions, Los Angeles, CA

Jessica Prado (2010) – Film Production          

Scheduler at Disney Fine Art Photography and Freelance Editor at Bruno White Entertainment, Orlando, FL

Johnny Dockman (2011) – Film Production    

Associate Producer at Half Yard Productions, Baltimore, MD

Dave Haas (2011) – Film Production    

Media Production Manager at The Salvation Army, Atlanta, GA

Ryan Terry (2011) – Film Production  

Arts/Technology Camp Instructor at MOSI, and Video Lab Graduate Assistant at the University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Matthew Glover (2012) – Film Production      

Video Producer at The Crossing Church, Tampa, FL

Carly Marconi (2012) – Film Production         

Outreach Director at Liberty Street Films, Los Angeles, CA

Daniella Romero (2012) – Film Production    

Entertainment Ministry Coordinator at Bel Air Presbyterian Church, Los Angeles, CA

Paul Tackett (2012) – Film Production

Master of Fine Arts in Film Production, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

Lauren Johnson (2013) – Film Production      

Sound Engineer/MRO at University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts, Los Angeles, CA

Brittni Palke (2009) – Journalism/Public Relations

Press Secretary in the office of Congressman Glenn Grothman, Washington, D.C.

Becky Thomas (2009) – Journalism/Public Relations

Owner, Mostly Becky Weddings and Events, Des Moines, IA

Danielle Valimont (2009) – Journalism/Public Relations    

Director of Public Relations at Calcutta Mercy Ministries, Griffin, GA

Alyssa Carey (2010) – Journalism/Public Relations 

Outreach Coordinator at PACE Center for Girls, Lakeland, FL

Whitney Gonzalez (2010) – Journalism/Public Relations    

Digital Communications Editor at Orange County Government, Orlando, FL and Brand Ambassador at OrlandoiX, Orlando, FL

Brianna Huisinga (2010) – Journalism/Public Relations     

Compliance Coordinator at Life-Science Innovations, Willmar, MN

Rebecca Paul (2010) – Journalism/Public Relations

Communications Supervisor for J. Crew in Lynchburg, Virginia and San Antonio, Texas

Heather Brinckerhoff (2011) – Journalism/Public Relations         

Senior Client Executive at Voce Communications, Winter Haven, FL

Hope Dodson (2011) – Journalism/Public Relations

Social Media and Events Director at Free Life Chapel, Lakeland, FL

Johnathan Kendall (2011) – Journalism/Public Relations   

Freelance Writer at Miami New Times, Miami, FL 

Angela Myers (2011) – Journalism/Public Relations

Media Consultant at Catalina Marketing, St. Petersburg, FL

Michelle White (2011) – Journalism/Public Relations         

Corporate Communication and Public Relations Assistant at Harris Teeter, Charlotte, NC

Kelly Wood (2011) – Journalism/Public Relations

Event and Social Media Analyst at Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program, Arlington, VA

Taja Fox (2012) – Journalism/Public Relations

Editor of Bermuda Bliss Magazine, Bermuda

Stephanie Haney (2012) – Journalism/Public Relations       

Associate Client Executive at Voce Communications, Winter Haven, FL

Daniel Barcelo (2013) – Journalism/Public Relations          

Graphic Designer at Patterson Publishing, Lakeland, FL

Elizabeth Colburn (2013) – Journalism/Public Relations    

Media & Public Relations Coordinator at Natalie’s Orchid Island Juice Company, Fort Pierce, FL

Jillian Reid (2013) – Journalism/Public Relations    

Executive Team Leader for Human Resources at Target, St. Petersburg, FL

Amber Sakis (2013) – Journalism/Public Relations 

Social Media Account Manager at SOCIALFLY, New York, NY


Department of English & Foreign Languages

Lindsay Choi (2009) – English    

Missionary/Teacher for Asia Pacific Theological Seminary, Baguio City, Philippines

Jing Joy Ouyang (2011) – English

Interpreter/Translator at Living Water Translation, Guangzhou, China

Leasha Rudolph (2011) – English          

Master of Arts in English from the University of Louisville

American Printing House for the Blind, Louisville, KY

Katie Wadell (2011) – English    

Studying for PhD in English at the University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Kristen Skipper (2013) – English           

Master of Education at Southeastern University and Adjunct Professor at Southeastern University, Lakeland, FL

Emily Faison (2014) – English    

Studying for Master of Arts in English at Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

Lynzi Lapka (2014) – English      

Studying for Master of Arts in Theological Studies at Southeastern University, Lakeland, FL

Sarah Nicely (2014) – English     

Studying for Master of Arts in English at the University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Alix Vittetoe (2013) – English & Intercultural Studies

Missionary for the Pentecostal Evangelistic Fellowship of Africa, Tanzania

Cristen Bell (2014) – English & Intercultural Studies

English Teacher at the Active English School, Nagano, Japan

Amy Dorvick (2015) – English & Intercultural Studies

Teacher at Xuchang University, China

Veronika Tadross (2015) – English & Intercultural Studies

Fourth Grade Teacher at the Jerusalem School of Peace, Jerusalem


Department of Music

Luke Gambill (1998) – Church Music

Creative Director of Brentwood-Benson Music, Nashville, TN 

Rachel Ashley (2008) – Church Music  

Music Director at North Highland Assembly of God, Columbus, GA

Aaron Arnold (2011) – Church Music   

Worship Leader at Christ Community Chapel, Winter Haven, FL

Matt Karst (2011) – Church Music         

Arts Pastor at Christ’s Church Camden, Camden, GA

Seth McGee (2013) – Church Music

Music Teacher and Director of After-School Choral and Theatrical Programs at North Lakeland Elementary School, Lakeland, FL

Darnell Blake (2014) – Church Music   

Worship Leader at People’s Church, Oklahoma City, OK

Catherine Polk (2013) – Music   

Piano Instructor at School of Fine Arts at First Baptist Church of Auburndale, Auburndale, FL, and Geneva Classical Academy, Lakeland, FL, and Accompanist at Southeastern University, Lakeland, FL

David Wing (2008) – Music Education

Director of Bands at Woodland Middle School, North Port, FL

Aldyn Broach (2013) – Music Education and Instrumental Performance

Elementary Music Educator at Chimney Lakes Elementary School, Jacksonville, FL

Quanetta Veit (2013) – Music Education           

String Music Educator at McLaughlin Middle School and Fine Arts Academy, Lakeland, FL

Laura Edwards (2014) – Music Education       

Music Teacher at Fort McCoy School, Fort McCoy, FL

Hannah Haugen (2014) – Music Education

Director of Bands at Auburndale High School, Auburndale, FL

Leslie Robinson (2015) – Music Education

Studying for Master of Music in Church Music at Baylor University, Waco, TX

Nicole Rustin (2015) – Music Education          

Elementary Music Educator at Allapattah Flats K-8, Port St. Lucie, FL

Rachel Robbins (2014) – Vocal Performance

Vocal Instructor at The MusicBox, Winter Springs, FL