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Analisa Goldblatt
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Analisa Goldblatt

Digital Content Strategist

agoldblatt@txstate.edu

After graduating from the McCoy College of Business Administration, Analisa immersed herself in Austin’s tech startup scene, where she honed her marketing and front-end web development skills. When she’s not content planning, you might find her drinking coffee at a local shop with her husband and adorable pup.

Capabilities

  • website planning
  • content strategy
  • research and analytics
  • SEO
  • HTML/CSS
  • social media

Interests

  • supporting local
  • antiquing
  • hiking and camping
  • dogs
  • the Texas Hill Country
Becky Lockhart
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Becky Lockhart

Program Specialist

rl09@txstate.edu

Becky loves being engaged in her community, whether on campus or at hometown school board meetings. A Bobcat for nearly two decades, she gets things done with quiet determination and bribes of Lockhart’s famous barbecue.

Capabilities

  • bilingual
  • archivist
  • team organization
  • patience
  • project planning

Interests

  • golf
  • health and fitness
  • local politics
  • interior design
  • party planning
Benjamin Rauls
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Benjamin Rauls

Digital Video Specialist

brauls@txstate.edu

Born in Pennsylvania, raised in Texas, Benjamin found his love for storytelling while playing with his father’s camera as a kid. When he’s not capturing the beauty of Texas State, you can find him exploring various state parks or swimming in the San Marcos River.

Capabilities

  • videography
  • content creation
  • editing
  • photography
  • social media

Interests

  • the outdoors
  • traveling
  • sports
  • food
  • cheesy puns
Blain Hefner
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Blain Hefner

Senior Graphic Designer

bhefner@txstate.edu

When Blain was just 18 months old, his dad showed him how to draw a smiley face, and he's been drawing ever since. He honed his unique art style during his 13 years as a newspaper designer and illustrator.

Capabilities

  • graphic design
  • typography
  • art direction
  • illustration
  • sculpture

Interests

  • movies
  • art
  • pop culture
  • toys
  • vinyl
  • dogs
Caitlin Harvey
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Caitlin Harvey

Assistant Director

charvey@txstate.edu

Caitlin left the chilly East Coast for a more laid-back atmosphere and the warm Texas sun. In her leisure hours, she enjoys reading nonfiction, especially memoirs.

Capabilities

  • management
  • process improvement
  • social media strategy
  • content strategy
  • data analytics
  • design

Interests

  • my doggies
  • book collecting
  • San Marcos river
  • New England Patriots
  • architecture
  • travel
Cesar Limon
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César Limón

Senior Graphic Designer

cl16@txstate.edu

Cesar played professional soccer in Mexico, and semi-pro in the U.S., before deciding to pursue his artistic dreams in the study of graphic design. In his downtime, he gets his hands dirty working on pottery and refinishing furniture.

Capabilities

  • layout design
  • branding
  • color correction
  • pre-press
  • logo design
  • illustration

Interests

  • ceramics
  • classic cars / hot rods
  • soccer
  • antiques
  • art
  • pets / dogs
Chandler Prude
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Chandler Prude

Assistant Director

chandler@txstate.edu

Chandler was born under the big skies of West Texas, but learned his trade at an art academy in snowy Michigan. These days he's a proud Bobcat grad who enjoys the simple life in Austin with his family.

Capabilities

  • visual storytelling
  • digital photography
  • non-traditional photography
  • image editing
  • general MacGyvering

Interests

  • music
  • food
  • family
  • cool bodies of water
  • furniture building
  • home improvement
Chris Jordan
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Christopher Jordan

UI/UX Designer

cdjordan@txstate.edu

Chris once had his sights set on a career as an electrical engineer, but this New Braunfels native chose to carve a different path in digital design. The best part of his work, Chris says, is meeting new clients and using his skills to help them connect with their target audiences.

Capabilities

  • UI/UX design
  • HTML and CSS
  • user research
  • content strategy
  • information architecture
  • visual communication

Interests

  • family adventures
  • hiking
  • wakeboarding
  • fruit gardening
  • music
Dan Eggers
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Dan Eggers

Director

deggers@txstate.edu

Don’t be fooled by him leaning back with his feet on his desk. Trust us, Dan is listening.

Capabilities

  • leadership
  • finding talent
  • brand strategy
  • process and management
  • enabling others
  • 80s TV references

Interests

  • family time
  • dogs
  • gardening
  • The Big Green Egg
  • sports
  • the river
Daylon Howell
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Daylon Howell

Graduate Research Assistant

Daylonh@txstate.edu

Daylon is a native Texan and has lived all over the state, falling in love with its varied landscapes and environments over his 24 years. A gifted researcher and communicator, he is currently studying sustainability in the hopes of protecting the natural wealth and beauty of Texas.

Capabilities

  • research
  • writing
  • editing
  • interviews
  • surveys
  • big-picture thinking

Interests

  • PC gaming
  • sci-fi horror
  • camping
  • swimming
  • music festivals
  • art
Harrison Albrecht
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Harrison Albrecht

Graphic Designer

harrison@txstate.edu

A Spurs fan to the core, Harrison is equally at home perfecting his tennis game or discussing the writing of Albert Camus. He has a twin sister, a laid-back dog named Eugene and has been known to drive cross-country for a good concert.

Capabilities

  • art direction
  • information design
  • typography
  • branding
  • InDesign
  • layout

Interests

  • San Antonio Spurs
  • architecture
  • tennis
  • 'da bass
Isabel Ray
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Isabel Ray

Digital Content Writer

isabelray@txstate.edu

Isabel is a museum geek and former educator at a science center, zoo and history museum. She loves figuring out interesting ways to share cool things with people. 

Capabilities

  • content creation
  • writing
  • informal education
  • social media

Interests

  • photography
  • birding
  • museums
  • sightseeing
  • baking pies
Joshua David Matthews
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Joshua David Matthews

Video Producer

joshdmatt@txstate.edu

Joshua was accepted into the Peace Corps but followed his passion for filmmaking instead. He started a film company, worked freelance and completed his own feature film. He’s working up the courage to swim with sharks.

Capabilities

  • video production
  • interviewing
  • videography
  • editing
  • photography
  • writing

Interests

  • reading
  • film
  • camping
  • hiking
  • documentaries
  • cycling
Kelly King-Green
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Kelly King-Green

Associate Director

kellykg@txstate.edu

Born to entrepreneurial parents, Kelly was managing her own sno-cone stand by junior high. She ditched frozen treats for college at Cal State, Long Beach and a career as a graphic designer and creative director.

Capabilities

  • brand strategy
  • creative direction
  • research and analysis
  • client management
  • team management
  • content mapping

Interests

  • rock ’n’ roll
  • modern art
  • road trips
  • antiques
  • architecture
  • DIY projects
Lauren Mikiten
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Lauren Mikiten

Graphic Designer

mikiten@txstate.edu

Even if it weren’t her job, Lauren would still be drawing and lettering. When she’s not delving into her art, she’s planning her next backpacking adventure with her husband or relaxing with their cats, Lady, Also and Sandwich.

Capabilities

  • print design
  • web design
  • hand lettering
  • art direction
  • making great coffee

Interests

  • gardening
  • McElroy shows
  • reading
  • road trips
  • nerdfighteria
  • video games
Melissa Overall
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Melissa Overall

Marketing Office Coordinator

mao114@txstate.edu

Due to her love of her hometown of Kyle and her desire to work in higher education, Melissa knew Texas State would be the perfect place for her. On the weekends, she likes to spend time with her family and friends, which may include hanging out by the river or even going to a concert.

Capabilities

  • data analytics
  • budgeting
  • project management
  • office management
  • process improvement
  • human resources

Interests

  • nutrition
  • fitness
  • swimming
  • The San Marcos River
  • concerts
  • spending time with family
Nicole Hefner
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Nicole Hefner

Copy Editor

nhefner@txstate.edu

Nicole's work lets her experience the constant evolution of words, style and the English language. She’s traded the dark world of newspaper copy editing for sunny Texas State. She enjoys writing, soaking up pop culture and playing with her dogs.

Capabilities

  • editing
  • writing
  • proof reading
  • fact checking
  • grammar wizard

Interests

  • fountain pens
  • writing
  • fantasy
  • science fiction
  • pop culture
  • sports
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Nikki Stevenson

Digital Advertising Strategist

nps25@txstate.edu

Born and raised in Wyoming, Nikki traveled the country for years before finding happiness in San Marcos. As an outdoor enthusiast, she enjoys the Central Texas environment. Nikki fills her time with photography, her four rescue dogs and adventures. 

Capabilities

  • digital advertising
  • content creation
  • photography
  • ad copy
  • web design
  • social media management

Interests

  • cars and motorcycles
  • dogs
  • film and photography
  • playing guitar
  • learning new things
Rodney Crouther
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Rodney Crouther

Writer

rodneyc@txstate.edu

A journalist turned marketing writer from Mississippi, Rodney spent a decade honing his skills reporting on crime, politics and the general weirdness that is the state of Florida before coming to Texas.

Capabilities

  • copy writing
  • editing
  • branding
  • communications strategy

Interests

  • sports
  • film
  • reading
  • history
  • wildlife
  • arguing
Stephanie Schulz
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Stephanie Schulz

Photographer

sschulz@txstate.edu

Stephanie has been snapping pictures of her favorite subjects ever since she received her first camera in middle school. She spends her spare time on the waterways of the Hill Country, trying spicy foods and watching Game of Thrones.

Capabilities

  • photography
  • Photoshop
  • branding
  • visual communications
  • multitasking
  • personal styling

Interests

  • dogs
  • music
  • fiber art
  • traveling
  • film photography
  • kayaking and hiking
Vanessa Villescas
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Vanessa Villescas

Social Media Coordinator

vanessa@txstate.edu

Born and raised in Texas, Vanessa has a deep love for country music, car karaoke and the San Antonio Spurs. When she’s not glued to her phone, you can find her by the lake fishing or kayaking.

Capabilities

  • social media strategy
  • graphic design
  • content strategy
  • community management
  • copywriting
  • data analytics

Interests

  • fishing
  • art history
  • live music
  • traveling
  • good coffee
  • comedy

Ana Greening
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Ana Greening

Student Staff: Writer

An English major from Houston, Ana hopes to be a middle school teacher who works to make education the best it can be for future generations. In addition to writing, she enjoys watching competition shows, staying up to date with Houston sports teams and singing Broadway songs.

Capabilities

  • writing
  • editing
  • creating headlines
  • researching
  • typing
  • patience

Interests

  • early 2000s TV shows
  • reading
  • family
  • Houston sports teams
  • romantic comedies
  • dogs
Anna Cave
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Anna Cave

Student Staff: Social Media

A public relations major with a business administration minor, Anna hopes to one day own an event planning studio. On top of her professional skills, Anna can also name all the presidents of the United States in order. This Fort Worth native loves to hang out at coffee shops in her free time.

Capabilities

  • marketing
  • social media
  • event planning
  • content creation
  • organization
  • decorating

Interests

  • traveling
  • San Marcos coffee shops
  • hiking
  • The Texas Rangers
  • my pets
  • crafting
Brooke Adams
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Brooke Adams

Student Staff: Photography

A marketing major, Brooke hopes to one day work in the music industry. When she is not taking pictures at a Texas State event, she helps report the events on campus for KTSW 89.9. This Fort Worth native can also make delicious quesadillas and impressive Spotify playlists.

Capabilities

  • digital photography
  • content management
  • social media
  • brand strategy
  • dad jokes

Interests

  • live music
  • good coffee
  • my dog
  • vinyl records
  • travel
Emma Adams
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Emma Adams

Student Staff: Social Media

A marketing major, Emma hopes to find a job where she can blend her artistic and business skills while helping the environment or higher education. On top of all her creative abilities, she is also a certified scuba diver and coastal sailor.

Capabilities

  • painting
  • writing
  • time management
  • social media

Interests

  • reading
  • art
  • the outdoors
  • live music
  • travel
  • alpine skiing
Jacqueline Tiznado
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Jacqueline Tiznado

Student Staff: Graphic Designer

A communication design major from Nuevo Laredo, Jacquie is an artist and an entrepreneur, whose future plans include starting her own design firm. When she’s not studying or painting, Jacquie is out searching for hidden treasures in antique shops, especially vintage clothes and handbags.

Capabilities

  • design
  • bilingual
  • painting
  • sales

Interests

  • my loved ones
  • food
  • ballet
  • antiques
Julissa Perry
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Julissa Perry

Student Staff: Video

An electronic media major, Julissa hopes to move to New York one day to produce videos for Refinery29. When she isn’t filming, she likes to spend her time either reading, binge-watching Netflix or consuming coffee.

Capabilities

  • editing
  • HTML and CSS
  • videography
  • writing
  • video production
  • bilingual

Interests

  • movies
  • reading
  • hiking
  • yoga
  • dogs
  • family
Keyana Williams
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Keyana Williams

Student Staff: Social Media

A marketing major, Keyana wishes to one day be a fashion designer in New York. She loves to sew and design clothes in her free time. In addition to her business and creative skills, she is well versed in Zodiac signs and all their meanings.

Capabilities

  • fashion design
  • illustration
  • crafting
  • organizing
  • planning

Interests

  • fashion
  • art
  • music
  • travel
  • astrology
Michael Rodriguez
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Michael Rodriguez

Student Staff: Photography

A digital media innovation major, Michael enjoys collaborating and creating content and hopes to continue doing that after he graduates. This San Antonio native considers himself a quick learner and a wiz when it comes to naming directors and actors.

Capabilities

  • photography
  • social media strategy
  • photo editing
  • video editing

Interests

  • film
  • reading comics
  • film photography
  • playing Overwatch
  • hiking
  • stand-up comedians
Raye Story
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Raye Story

Student Staff: Photography

An English major, Raye hopes to one day be a high school teacher. Though she loves writing, photography has been an exciting hobby that led her to get what she calls "the coolest job on campus". Born in Orange County and raised in Houston, this twin loves to hike and write poetry in her downtime.

Capabilities

  • writing
  • photography
  • editing
  • time management
  • communication skills

Interests

  • Netflix & Hulu
  • The river
  • hiking
  • dogs
  • writing poetry
Sonia
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Sonia Holman

Student Staff: Front Desk

A marketing major, Sonia hopes to one day be her own boss. This self-indulged cleaner was born in Japan and raised in San Antonio. She loves to cook, watch Game of Thrones and hang out with her cat, Destiny, when she is not working or studying.

Capabilities

  • public speaking
  • sales
  • design IMCs
  • CRM software
  • organized
  • creative thinker

Interests

  • women's empowerment
  • sushi
  • nature walks
  • iced coffee
  • traveling
  • my cat
Teresa
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Teresa Gonzales

Student Staff: Front Desk

A social work major, Teresa hopes to one day be a social worker for teens in foster care due to her ability and desire to care for small children. When she is not working or studying, Teresa likes to go to the movies, window shop and relax with her Chihuahua.

Capabilities

  • communication
  • connecting people to services
  • organization & filing
  • sarcasm

Interests

  • learning
  • reading
  • art
  • museums
  • rock concerts
  • cake