Anna Blount has been a member of Mississippi State University’s Department of Communication faculty for seven years, but prior to that, she was a student in the department. She received her B.A. in Communication with a concentration in public relations, and she received her M.S. in Public Relations from the University of Southern Mississippi.
Maggie McKinnis is a junior majoring in communication with a concentration in communication & media studies. A native of Madison, Miss., McKinnis is currently involved in Chi Omega sorority, Roadrunners, Dresses of Hope, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Golden Key Honor Society, Pinelake College Starkville, and the Enneagram Club. After graduating, McKinnis dreams of working in higher education, especially if she could work in Student Affairs or Admissions at Mississippi State University.
Chris LoNigro is a senior majoring in communication with concentrations in broadcast and digital journalism and public relations. Hailing from Katy, Texas, LoNigro currently serves as president for the Broadcast Education Association, secretary of The Scene Film Club, attends the Baptist Student Union on campus, and works as the public address announcer for MSU Volleyball, MSU Softball and MSU Tennis. After graduating, Lonigro would love to work as a sports broadcaster or possibly as a media specialist.
Ginni Gray is a senior majoring in communication with a concentration in public relations from Peachtree City, Ga. Gray is currently involved in Pi Beta Phi sorority, is the president of the College of Arts and Sciences Ambassadors, and is a member of Shackhouls Honors College. Upon graduation, Gray would like to travel for a few years, possibly as a flight attendant, but she plans to enter into public relations after traveling.
Morgan Middleton received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a concentration in Public Relations and a minor in Marketing in spring 2013. Middleton is a McComb, Miss., native and currently resides in Gluckstadt, Miss. She currently serves as Special Assistant Attorney General for Civil Litigation Division for the State of Mississippi.
Ross Dellenger received his Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a concentration in Journalism December 2006. A native of Morgan City, La., he currently resides in Washington D.C. He serves as a Senior Writer covering national college football for the media company, Sports Illustrated.
Sara Martin, a multi-generational MSU bulldog, received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a concentration in Broadcasting spring 2016. A Pascagoula, Miss., native she currently resides in Marietta, Ga. Martin and serves as an Assistant Payroll Accountant at Marvel Studios in Atlanta, Ga.
Philip Poe, a 10-year faculty member for the Department of Communication, is a native of Houston, TX. Poe received his B.A. in Communication-Journalism from the University of Houston, his M.A in Mass Media Studies from the University of Houston, and His Ph.D. in Mass Communication from Texas Tech University.
Jaipur, India native Vidur Katyal is a freshman double-majoring in communication, with a concentration in theatre, and computer science. Katyal is an active member of Theatre MSU, contributing through acting and as a student worker, and he has been named the assistant producer of North Drama Fest.
Hannah Blankenship is a senior double-majoring in communication, with a concentration in print and digital journalism, and Spanish. A native of Huntsville, Ala., Blankenship currently serves as editor-in-chief at The Reflector, plays club soccer and is a part of the Reformed University Fellowship, and she plans to pursue a career as a literary non-fiction author.
Amanda Bobo received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a concentration in Theatre from MSU in 2011. She is a native of Tupelo, Miss., and currently resides in Fort Worth, TX. Bobo serves as the Associate Director for Upper Division Housing at Southern Methodist University in Dallas.