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Nathan and Kate Gregory catch up with R. J. Morgan

Posted on: July 30th, 2015 by pchurdle

rjNathan and Kate Gregory, son-in-law and daughter of Sid Salter, talk with R. J. Morgan, director of the Mississippi Scholastic Press Association.

Alan Perry and Norman Gillespie visit at Neshoba County Fair

Posted on: July 30th, 2015 by pchurdle

gillespieAlan Perry, president of the board of the Institutions of Higher Learning in Mississippi, and Norman Gillespie, former clerk of the U. S. District Court of the Northern District of Mississippi, visit on the Square at the Neshoba County Fair.

Charlie Mitchell on Super Talk

Posted on: July 30th, 2015 by pchurdle

talkAssistant Dean Charlie Mitchell on Super Talk on the Square at the Neshoba County Fair.

Charlie Mitchell and Sid Salter listen to Gov. Phil Bryant’s speech

Posted on: July 30th, 2015 by pchurdle

rightAssistant Dean Charlie Mitchell and Sid Salter, director of the Office of Public Affairs at Mississippi State University, listen to Governor Phil Bryant speak at the Neshoba County Fair.

Joel McNeece, Sam Hall, and Will Norton meet with Clarion-Ledger publisher Gena Lovett

Posted on: July 28th, 2015 by pchurdle

IMG_3713-2Joel McNeece, Sam Hall and Will Norton met with Gena Lovett, publisher of The Clarion-Ledger. McNeece is president of the Mississippi Press Association and Hall is executive editor of The Clarion-Ledger.

Norton, Turner, McNeece at Mississippi Business Journal

Posted on: July 27th, 2015 by pchurdle

IMG_4214-1Will Norton, Jr.; Alan Turner, publisher of the Mississippi Business Journal; and Joel McNeece, president of the Mississippi Press Association, at the offices of the Mississippi Business Journal in Jackson, Miss.

MBJ’s Alan Turner talks with Will Norton

Posted on: July 27th, 2015 by pchurdle

NortonAlan Turner, publisher of the Mississippi Business Journal, talks with Will Norton, Jr., Dean of the Meek School of Journalism and New Media, in the Journal’s offices, Jackson, Miss.

Overby, Gottshall, Westbrook dinner on the Square

Posted on: July 22nd, 2015 by pchurdle

Sq 2Charles Overby, former editor of the Daily Mississippian; Billy Gottshall, former ASB president; and Leslie Westbrook, former Miss Ole Miss; during dinner on the Square in Oxford. Westbrook was on campus for discussion on strategic marketing research and visited with Overby and Gottshall who were on campus during her student days.

Ole Miss graduate receives MDOT summer internship

Posted on: June 24th, 2015 by pchurdle
Pictured from left: Transportation Commissioner Mike Tagert; Clancy Smith; Transportation Commissioner Dick Hall; and, Transportation Commissioner Tom King.

Pictured from left: Transportation Commissioner Mike Tagert; Clancy Smith; Transportation Commissioner Dick Hall; and, Transportation Commissioner Tom King.

At a recent meeting of the Mississippi Transportation Commission, Clancy Smith of Saltillo was introduced as the summer intern for the Public Affairs Division of the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT). The Commissioners greeted Smith and welcomed her to the new position. Smith recently graduated from the University of Mississippi with a degree in journalism and will attend the University of Alabama in the fall to pursue a Master’s degree in advertising and public relations. The MDOT Public Affairs Division hires one intern every fall, spring and summer semester to allow students interested in the field of public relations to cultivate skills in writing press releases, developing campaigns and working with the media, among other things. Smith is the granddaughter of State Senator J.P. Wilemon, Jr. (District 5).

 

Posted on: June 15th, 2015 by ewrobins

Michelle Obama.MoreProfessor Samir “Mr. Magazine™” Husni reveals in an exclusive interview with Lesley Jane Seymore, More magazine editor,  the inside scoop of landing the first-ever First Lady of the United States magazine editing job.  Read the exclusive interview and watch the video of the cover shoot with the First Lady Michelle Obama at http://wp.me/p3FXF-2Xe.