Monthly Archives: January 2015

The Internship of a Lifetime

By: Patricia Ward Updating radio promotion grids, saving artist appearance letters and show forms, updating promotional plans, working on sales benchmarking grids, and listening to live music are what senior agricultural communications and journalism major, Brooke Nixon’s day consisted of. In the Fall 2014 semester Nixon had the internship of a lifetime with Dot Records at Big Machine Label Group in Nashville, Tennessee.  Big Machine Label Group is home to popular artists like Taylor Swift, The Band Perry, Tim McGraw and Florida Georgia Line. This internship did not… Read More →

Graduate Student Receives SMGP Grant

By: Meagan Brown Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communications graduate student, Diana Juarez-Sanchez was recently awarded a grant from the Student Media Grants Program through the Texas A&M Center on Conflict and Development. The grant provides students with funds to engage in innovative research on issues that face countries in conflict. “We focus our work in four thematic areas,” Melanie Balinas, Center on Conflict and Development Communications Manager, said.. “They are food security, natural resource management, youth populations, and local institutions.” Juarez-Sanchez will spend three months in the spring… Read More →