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MEET THE PROS

Check out the talented communications professionals that will be attending J-Day this year! Each professional listed below is participating as a speaker, panelist, judge, or one-on-one skillbuilding coach. To view a complete schedule, click here

NOAH BAUDOIN

General Manager, KNWD

Northwestern State University

DAVID ANTILLEY II

Manager/Executive Director, NSUTV

Northwestern State University

JACQUES BERRY

Director of Policy and Communication

Louisiana Division of Administration

KENNETH BURNS

Student Media Coordinator

Northwestern State University

DR. JIM HENDERSON

President

University of Louisiana System

DR. CHRIS MAGGIO

President

Northwestern State University

COLE GENTRY

Director of University Marketing and Branding

Northwestern State University

MICHELE GODARD

Vice President and General Manager

KALB-TV

CAROLINE GRAVES

Radio/Sales

Baldridge-Dumas Communications

JUANICE GRAY

Editor

Natchitoches Times

LEIGH GUIDRY

Reporter

The Daily Advertiser, USAToday Network

ALEC HORTON

Editor-in-Chief of The Current Sauce

Northwestern State University

DOUG IRELAND

Assistant Athletic Director

Sports Information Director

Northwestern State University 

LEAH JACKSON

Director of Informational Services

Northwestern State University

JOHN LIEBERMAN

Retired News Director/Program Director

News Radio 710 Keel

LANE LUCKIE

Anchor, Good Morning East Texas

KLTV, ABC affiliate

JOSH MARCISZ

Meteorologist/News Anchor/Reporter

KTAL/KMSS-TV

DR. RON MCBRIDE

Adjunct Professor, ETEC and Mass Communications

Northwestern State University

COREY POOLE

Editor/Writer/Photographer

Natchitoches Parish Journal

JASON PUGH

Assistant Sports Information Director

Northwestern State University

AL QUARTEMONT

News Director

KALB-TV

CHRIS REICH

Supervisor of Photography

Northwestern State University

KIERSTIN RICHTER

Editor of The Potpourri

Northwestern State University

EVAN TEMCHIN

Assistant Director of Marketing

Coordinator of Social Media

Northwestern State University

MATT VINES

Assistant Director of Communication

Northwestern State University

TOM WHITEHEAD

Professor Emeritus

Northwestern State University

SARAH CLANCY

Public Relations Coordinator

Rapides Regional Medical Center

JANE CLOSE

Elite Radio Group

ARTHUR DEW

Adjunct Professor of Radio and TV

Northwestern State University

DR. PAULA FURR

NMJCA Department Head,

Northwestern State University