Eric Stringfellow, Executive Director
Eric sets the vision and directs major communications initiatives that advance university goals, build brand awareness and increase support for the university. He oversees all departments within University Communications including Public Relations, Marketing, JSUTV, WJSU 88.5 FM, Athletic Media Relations and the university’s website.
Franshell Fort, Administrative Assistant
Franshell provides administrative support to the Executive Director of University Communications and supports the programs and staff in the communications area.
D'Artagnan Winford, Art Director
D'Artagnan designs marketing and other communication materials for major university initiatives.
Director of Public Relations (vacant)
Directs public relations activities to enhance the visibility and image of the university. Fields media questions, pitches stories to media and finds alternative means to communicate the university’s messages and successes. Also leads production of the university’s magazine, The Jacksonian, and writes/edits/produces content for the JSU news site, press releases, publications and internal/external communications.
Media Relations Specialist (vacant)
The media relations specialist writes/edits/produces content for the JSU news site, press releases, publications and internal/external communications. The media relations specialist also promotes JSU events and activities on television and radio broadcasts, pitches stories to the media and facilitates news coverage.
The photographer shoots photos and plans and coordinates photography shoots to gather images for the university's website, publications and its marketing and public relations efforts. The photographer also maintains an archive of quality images and produces content for the JSU news site, press releases, publications and internal/external communications.
Helena Walker-Brown, Social Media Associate
Helena creates web content and develops and implements social media strategies to support the university's colleges. She also produces multimedia content for the JSU news site, press releases, publications and internal/external communications.
C. Ashton Hall, Social Media Associate
Ashton creates web content and develops and implements social media strategies to support the university's recruitment and retention efforts. She also produces multimedia content for the JSU news site, press releases, publications and internal/external communications.
Director of Marketing (vacant)
The director of marketing develops and implements marketing plans for the university.
Assistant Marketing Manager (vacant)
The assistant marketing manager assists the director of marketing with implementing marketing plans for the university, with a particular focus on promoting and marketing JSU’s athletic events.
Shameka Reed, Marketing Associate
Shameka develops marketing campaigns that promote university initiatives and support student recruitment. She handles media buys and oversees acceptable printing/graphics standards and practices.
Arlinda Fair, Enrollment Management Marketing Coordinator
Arlinda manages and oversees marketing efforts and communication directed to undergraduate students with a focus on departments within Enrollment Management.
Gina P. Carter-Simmers, General Manager, WJSU
Gina leads the day-to-day operations of the 24-hour broadcast station WJSU 88.5 FM, including personnel and fiscal management.
Dale M. Morris, Station Engineer
Dale is responsible for technical operations at WJSU from the studio to the transmitter sit and for programs produced at WJSU.
Larissa Hale, Music Manager
Larissa acquires/selects new music from record labels to add to the station rotation and assist in selecting national programs to add to the station lineup. She trains all on-air announcers and assists in every aspect of the station from news to engineering.
L.A. Warren, Community and Public Affairs Producer, WJSU-FM
While simultaneously serving as the news director, L.A. produces programming, provides news coverage, hosts local features and trains and supervises student announcers.
Keith Collins, JSUTV Station Manager
Keith manages station facility and operations. He produces and directs remote and studio productions and coordinates staff and student activities.
Spencer McClenty, New Media Coordinator
Spencer is responsible for web-based content creation and the development and implementation of social media strategies to support the university's public relations and marketing goals. Spencer also produces multimedia content for the JSU news site, press releases, publications and internal/external communications.
Kari Thomas, Assistant Production Manager
Kari is the videographer, video editor, floor director, and consultant for various studio productions, field productions and marketing projects.
Assistant Production Manager (vacant)
The assistant production manager is the videographer, video editor, writer, producer, director, technical director, master control operator, floor director, graphics operator and consultant for various studio productions, field productions and marketing projects.
Germaine Williams, Programming and Promotions Coordinator
Germaine strategically arranges and distributes JSUTV's daily broadcast schedule, develops new programming opportunities and promotes the station on multimedia outlets. She also provides administrative support to station manager.
Gerard L. Howard, Webmaster
Gerard creates, maintains and manages the university’s web presence. He also provides training and technical assistance to university departments.
ATHLETIC MEDIA RELATIONS
Wesley Peterson, Manager/Athletic Media
Wesley oversees operations of the athletic media area, including oversight for football and men’s basketball. He coordinates media relations, maintains the department’s website, produces game day programs and media guides, covers game day events, compiles game and season statistics, and reports results to the NCAA, the conference, and media outlets. Wesley also assists with training and supervising student and game day staff.
John Westbrook, Assist. Manager/Athletic Media
John oversees day-to-day operations of the athletic media area, including oversight for volleyball, women's basketball, men's and women's tennis and softball. He coordinates media relations, maintains the department’s website, produces game day programs and media guides, covers game day events, compiles game and season statistics and reports results to the NCAA, the conference and media outlets. John trains and supervises work-study students and game day staff. He also controls the social media content.