For release: May 28, 2008
For press information contact: Curt Guenther, 901-678-2843
The University of Memphis team of advertising students in the Department of Journalism
won second place in the Seventh District National Student Advertising Competition
sponsored by the American Advertising Federation. The group followed first place
winner LSU and trumped challengers from the University of Alabama and Loyola University
in New Orleans. They developed an integrated communication campaign, which was presented
to the client in front of a panel of judges.
Led by journalism faculty member Dr. Sandra Utt, the team included, front row left
to right, Jesse Jacks, Megan Morris, Amanda Lott, Jen Lee, and Malorie Bridger, and
back row left to right, Zach Ryles, Terita Hudson, Michael Knight, Ben Nicols, and
Jay Kalkbrenner. Not pictured are team members Richard Collins, Wendy Walker, and
Jerad McFarlin, and Dr. Utt.