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About Me.

Originally from San Diego, California, Lauren is a transplant Texan who has been here for nearly 14 years. Lauren is an alumna of Texas State University, where she received her Bachelor of Science in Digital Media Innovation (DMI) with a minor in Media Studies.

Currently, Lauren is the Publicity and Recruitment Coordinator for Texas State University's Department of Theatre and Dance and a freelance contractor for the Northeast Independent School District (NEISD). 




Bachelor of Science

Texas State University

Lauren graduated amidst the pandemic in 2020. Despite attending her last semester online, Lauren graduated early in three years with a 4.0 GPA and multiple academic and leadership honors. Lauren worked at the on-campus radio station and was a member of numerous honor and leadership societies.


2021- Present

Texas State's Department of Theatre & Dance Publicity & Recruitment Coordinator

Through press releases, graphic design, social media, and other community outreach, Lauren annually promotes the 8-10 shows that Texas State Theatre and Dance puts on. Lauren successfully transitioned the department to a new website design and continues to keep it up to date. Lauren works closely with each program's faculty to meet their recruiting needs. Primarily she focuses on coordinating auditions and callbacks for the BFA Acting and Musical Theatre programs. 

2020- Present

Independent Vendor at North East Independent School District || Publicity Specialist for Ronald Reagan Theatre

Lauren works closely with the Directors and Booster Club to promote the 5-8 shows that Reagan Stage puts on each year. She creates posters, programs, and other graphic materials and takes photos of each production for archival purposes.

2021- 2021

KCSIC & HireKC's Social Media Specialist

Lauren was responsible for maintaining the dual social media accounts of the nonprofit. She created numerous posts and campaigns to reach the hiring gap of young adults in the Kansas City area. Additionally, she assisted in facilitating the foundation's websites by updating and creating pages. Lauren worked with the nonprofit until its closure in May 2021.


TAAP Public Safety, SAF, Secur

Public Relation Specialist

Lauren was responsible for maintaining the social media accounts of these upstart companies. She created numerous posts and campaigns to reach potential clients. Additionally, she assisted in the creation of brand guidelines and websites for these endeavors.


KTSW 89.9 -FM Web Content

Lauren started at the radio station as a Content Contributor and Editor. Weekly she wrote and edited weekly articles for AP style, punctuation, grammar, and usage.​ After only a semester, she became Assistant Web Content Manager before becoming Web Content Manager in her final year of college. Lauren served as Web Content Manager from 2019 to her graduation in May 2020. She was responsible for managing and maintaining the KTSW blog, training volunteer staff members, writing articles, editing content across departments, scheduling posts, and performing administrative tasks for the station.


social media management

digital marketing

public speaking


journalistic writing 

graphic design

creative writing

html & css

microsoft office

adobe creative suite



ap style


content creation

content management

video production

web design

public relations






Activities & Honors

NEXUS @ TXST Musical Theatre Pre-College Intensive Administrative & Publicity Liaison

Summer 2023

Texas State Theatre Summer Camp Panelist & Photographer

Summer 2022 & 2023

Performance & Production Branding Guest Speaker

Fall 2022

Committee member for KTSW Alumni Luncheon

Fall 2022

Kappa Tau Alpha

Spring 2020- Present

Fine Arts and Mass Communication Council of Scholars

Spring 2019 & Spring 2020

Panelist at CBI Conference

Fall 2019

Phi Kappa Phi

Fall 2019- Present

Texas State University Honors College

Fall 2018- Spring 2020

KTSW Best Promo Video

Fall 2018 & Spring 2019

National Society of Leadership and Success

Fall 2018- Present

KTSW Web Content Rookie of the Month

Fall 2018

KTSW Best Web Content Article

Fall 2018

KTSW Champion of the Month

Fall 2018

School of Journalism & Mass Communication Dean's List

Fall 2017, Spring 2018, Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Fall 2019, Spring 2020

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