Leigh R. Bass is a Partner at Loeb, Block & Partners LLP, a boutique law firm in Manhattan specializing in complex international business transactions, wealth management, international tax and estate planning and offshore funds. 

Leigh Bass

Partner, Loeb, Block & Partners LLP. BA, Public Relations & Humanities

Marissa Borjon is a product communications analyst for the Toyota vehicle lineup at Toyota Motor North America (TMNA), based at TMNA Headquarters in Plano, Texas.

Marissa Borjon

Toyota Product Communications, Toyota Motor North America. M.A. Strategic Public Relations

Ria Carlson is the Chief Communications and Marketing Officer for the University of California, Irvine, responsible for advancing UC Irvine’s mission, reputation and strategic priorities through effective communication and constituent relationships.

Ria Marie Carlson

Associate Vice Chancellor, Strategic Communications & Marketing, UC Irvine. BA, Broadcast Journalism & Political Science

After an award-winning career in television news, Elizabeth Donatelli began her own production company, Seven Shots Productions, which creates videos for companies, nonprofits, and unscripted television shows. 

Elizabeth Donatelli

Veteran TV Reporter, Executive Producer, Seven Shots Productions and Director, National Journalism Center. BA, Broadcast Journalism

During his more than 30 years in public relations and marketing, Bob Gold has helped launch a dozen companies, re-branded many others, and created successful campaigns for numerous start-ups.

Bob Gold

Principal, Bob Gold & Associates. MA, Communications Management

Mike Huckman has covered it all. From drug approvals to drug recalls, mega-mergers to baby-biotech IPOs, from the epidemic of “diabesity” to pandemic flu scares, and everything in between.

Mike Huckman

Chief Communications Specialist, Pure Communications. BA, Broadcast Journalism

Kelley’s primary responsibility is overseeing the program planning and scheduling of all primetime programming for the CBS Television Network.

Noriko Kelley

Executive Vice President, Program Planning and Scheduling, CBS Entertainment. BA, East Asian Language and Cultures, MA, Communication Management

Caroline Leach is a communications and marketing leader. Her new company provides digital branding for people to grow their careers and business owners to grow their companies.

Caroline Leach

Founder of The Carrelle Company, M.A. in Communication Management

Julie Lindeen is a Sr. Consultant in Deloitte's Human Capital practice where she provides human capital advisory, strategy, and execution expertise to Fortune 500 clients. 

Julie Lindeen

Senior Consultant, Deloitte. BA, Communication

Todd Nelson helps brands tell powerful stories. He is the founder and principal of TNTpr, a boutique consultancy providing communications, marketing and brand strategy to businesses and organizations in diverse industries.

Todd Nelson

Principal and Chief Communications Officer, TNTpr. MA Communication Management

Quentin Schaffer is executive vice president, Corporate Communications, for Home Box Office, responsible for overseeing all of the company’s communications strategies with the media, including corporate image campaigns, crises management, program publicity and domestic and international PR efforts.

Quentin Schaffer

Executive Vice President, Corporate Communications, HBO. BA, Journalism

Callie Schweitzer is the chief content officer at Thrive Global, a health and well-being company.

Callie Schweitzer

Chief Content Officer, Thrive Global. Founder, Motto. BA, Print and Digital Journalism

Scott is the President of Nest Realtors, an affiliate of Compass, specializing in residential homes and multi-family income property.

Scott Tamkin

Estate Director, COMPASS. BA Communication Arts & Sciences

Talia is a Trojan who could have never predicted her career. She graduated from Annenberg in 2003 with a Broadcast Journalism degree and a job producing weekend morning news at KCRA in her hometown of Sacramento. That was the start of more than a dozen years in newsrooms across the country, taking her from California to New York and an opportunity at NBC WeatherPlus. There Talia dipped her toes in digital before jumping over to help launch the Fox Business Network.

Talia Williams

Talent Acquisition, Netflix. BA, Broadcast Journalism

Tal Z Woliner has more than a decade of experience in public affairs, media relations, corporate reputation and crisis communications.

Tal Z Woliner

Vice President, Story Partners. BA Communication