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

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Marissa Borjon is a marketing communications senior analyst in the Corporate Communications department at the headquarters for Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) 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

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Megan H. Chan is the News Ecosystem Lead at Google where she works on building tools for journalists, local news, and evolving news business models. She previously spent a decade in journalism as Director of Digital Operations at The Washington Post, Director of Product at Politico and Online Washington Editor at USA TODAY.

Megan H. Chan

News Ecosystem Lead, Google, BA, Print Journalism, minor East Asian Studies

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

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I help brands develop and communicate their stories. I have managed in teams in public relations, social media and digital marketing on both the client and agency side.

Tiffany Everett

Senior PR and Social Marketing Executive. BA, Communication

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

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She covers the changing world of retail, fashion and shopping as well as the intersection of race, class and gender in Corporate America.

Jordyn Holman

Business Reporter, Bloomberg News, BA, Print and Digital Journalism

Experienced, insightful Practice Lead with a demonstrated track record of working as a trusted strategic and tactical communication counselor and coach in the C-suite, primarily in the life sciences sector. Strong media and communication professional who is skilled in broadcasting, storytelling, presenting, crisis communications, breaking news and journalism.

Mike Huckman

Global Practice Leader, Executive 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

Experienced, insightful, and passionate management consultant skilled in identifying, analyzing, and articulating the underlying human behaviors and dynamics at play in a corporate environment, with strong facilitation, communication, and interpersonal skills.

Julie Moore

Manager, The Trium Group. BA, Communication

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In his role, Giovanni is responsible for developing and executing the station’s digital video strategies. He also leads efforts on KTLA’s YouTube and Instagram accounts, the latter of which became one of the five largest local news followings on the platform.

Giovanni Moujaes

Emerging Platforms Video Producer, KTLA 5 News BA, Broadcast and Digital Journalism

Todd Nelson is head of content and corporate messaging at Grabango, the leading provider of check-out free technology for existing, large-scale store chains. He works directly with the chief business officer and founder/CEO Will Glaser (also founder of Pandora Media) on content creation for internal and external executive communications, PR, social media and blog posts.

Todd Nelson

Head of Content and Corporate Messaging, Grabango. MA Communication Management

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Ashley Sandoval is an Emmy Award-winning television director and associate director, primarily working for FOX Sports and Hallmark Channel’s Home & Family.

Ashley Sandoval

Freelance Director/Associate Director, Home & Family and Fox Sports, BA, Broadcast Journalism

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Quentin Schaffer is a top level communications executive now engaged as a PR consultant, novelist and screenwriter.

Quentin Schaffer

Former Long-time EVP, Corporate Communications for 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

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She has nearly 20 years of entertainment PR and marketing experience under her belt, working at top tier global agencies including Edelman, FleishmanHillard, Rogers & Cowan PMK, The Marketing Arm and United Entertainment Group, representing more than 100+ worldwide brands.

Pilaar Terry

Executive Director & Partner, MC Brand Communications, BA, Broadcast Journalism

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Ashley Tesoriero is a national marketing specialist at IMT Residential, a nationwide apartment operator, based in Sherman Oaks, California.

Ashley Tesoriero

National Marketing Specialist, IMT Residential. B.A. Public Relations & Art History, M.A. Strategic Public Relations

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

Tal Z. Woliner

Senior Vice President at Direct Impact/BCW Global. BA, Communication