Graduate Placement

UVU Alumni

Upon graduation UVU Communication alumni have excelled in their chosen field of communication. Below is a list of companies, positions, and graduate degrees our recent graduates are pursuing or have held.


  • Jo Metcalf - Casting Director, The Conan O’Brien Show
  • Armen Sargsyon - Project Manager, Nu Skin
  • Nathaniel Gray - Public Relations Specialist, The Venetian Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Angela Pickering - Public Relations/Social Media Director, Health Firm
  • Roxanne Hutchinson Wise - Producer, Super Top Secret Advertising Firm
  • Matt Peterson – Head Writer for the Phoenix Suns
  • Ryan Oaks - Account Executive, Snapp Conner PR – currently earning an MBA at BYU
  • Alyssa Perry – Director of Marketing, Goal Zero
  • Zanderia Nelson Vawser – Executive over Recruitment and Logistics, The Target Corporation
  • Landon Hallman – Media Specialist, Intermountain Health Care
  • Britnee Nguyen Johnston - Communications Manager, Thanksgiving Point
  • Nate Bagley - Social Media Director, Tony Roma’s Corporation
  • Erin Hamilton - Public Relations Specialist, Disney Parks, Walt Disney World
  • Cori Fox – Production Assistant, AEG Concerts and Production Assistant, The Ellen Show
  • Joshua Smith - Public Affairs Specialist, LDS Church Offices
  • Emily Ballstaedt - Recognition Coordinator, XANGO
  • Kyle Flanagan - Event Director, U.S. Market, Nu Skin Enterprises
  • Jon Howard - Former Public Affairs Specialist, Office of Senator Orrin G. Hatch
  • Jonathan Ingalls – Marketing Manager, Action Target
  • Kaiti Pratt Olson – Education Recruitment Coordinator, U.S. Army
  • Marlen Polito – American Idol Production Staff, FOX
  • Caleb Price – Communications and Public Relations Director, Provo School District
  • Vanessa Perkins – Communications and Marketing Assistant, Central Utah Clinic
  • Cori Fox – Press Agent, Los Angeles Theaters
  • Lauren Adams – Public Relations Coordinator, J. Crew
  • Sarah Griener – Public Relations Director, Jamberry Nails
  • Melissa Garrett – Public Relations Coordinator, Ancestry.com
  • Jana Heywood – Marketing Coordinator, Boostability
  • Joshua Smith – Web Marketing Producer, Young Living Essential Oils
  • Brittany Fish – Administrative Assistant, Utah Valley University
  • Nate Bagley – Entrepreneur and Film Maker, The Loveumentary
  • Kelli Farley – Digital Marketing Specialist, Blendtec
  • Chad Waite – Marketing Manager at AvantLink.com
  • David Fullmer – Account Manager, Boostability
  • Nyles Alder – Personal Stylist, Nordstrom
  • Jessica Fillmore – Owner/President, Fillmore Public Relations
  • Michael Hanks – Social Media and Public Relations Director, Springboard5
  • Laurie Neff – Account Manager, RCM Investments
  • Marianna Henry – International Study Programs Coordinator, Utah Valley University
  • Matt Hansen – Customer Support Supervisor, Vivint
  • Josh Phelon – Account Supervisor, AT&T
  • Robert Pedersen – Stores Regional Supervisor - Expos & Community Relations Director, Emergency Essentials, Inc.
  • Sam Preston – Account Director, Saxton/Horne Advertising
  • Chris Bailey – Fan Relations, Utah Jazz
  • Jolynne Walkenhorst – Marketing Coordinator, Destination Homes
  • Nicholas Hansen – Sales Manager, REAL Salt Lake
  • Gavin Gustafson - Communications Specialist for Systems Made Simple, Inc.
  • Brionne Graff – Marketing Coordinator, Griffiths, Simister, and Truman Orthodontics
  • Lara Johnson – Farmington City Planning Commission Director
  • Joseph James – Independent Film Maker: Featured on the Today Show, Released with Blockbuster and Netflix
  • Jordan Rushton – Director of Public Relations, Utah College of Applied Technology

 

  • The Department would love to hear what our alumni have been up to! To let us know what you are doing, please send us an email. Be sure to include your name, your graduation year, and whether you would like for us to put your update on our webpage.