Earn a living, but make a life!

Our alums employ the wide range of skills they've learned as English majors to succeed in a variety of careers. Equally important, they acknowledge how majoring in English continues to enrich their lives and are willing to pass that wisdom on to you.

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    Veronica You
    Veronica You
    Major National Advertising Manager - The Valdosta Daily Times
    2018, BA English - Focus on Journalism
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    Tatyana Phelps
    Tatyana Phelps
    Higher Education Intern - Edelman
    2016, BA English - Focus on Journalism
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    Gabriel Burns
    Gabriel Burns
    Braves beat writer - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
    2017, BA English - Focus on Journalism
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    Amy Johstono
    Amy Johstono
    Associate Managing Editor of Design - The Villages Daily Sun
    2011, BA English - Focus on Journalism
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    Ariel Felton
    Ariel Felton
    Teaching Artist and Publication Manager, Deep Center
    2012, BA English - Focus on Journalism
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    Derrick Davis
    Derrick Davis
    Sports editor - The Brunswick News
    2014, BA English - Focus on Journalism
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    Stephanie Turner
    Stephanie Turner
    Marketing/Media Relations Coordinator - Durham Tech
    2012, BA English - Focus on Journalism
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    Debbie Dickinson
    Debbie Dickinson
    CEO - Crane Industry Services, LLC.
    1989, BA English
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    Dr. Lee Edmondson Grimes
    Dr. Lee Edmondson Grimes
    Associate Professor - Valdosta State University
    1986, BA English and Secondary Edu.
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    Ashlee Gruno
    Ashlee Gruno
    Instructional Coach - Brooks County High School
    2004, BA English
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    Melanie Duncan
    Melanie Duncan
    Head of Collections and Acquisitions - Middle Georgia Regional Library System
    1991, BA English
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    Alex Tostado
    Alex Tostado
    Associate Editor - France Media Inc.
    2014, BA English - Focus on Journalism
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    Lee Johnson
    Lee Johnson
    Marketing Specialist - Delta Air Lines
    2010, BA English - Focus on Journalism
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    Jackson Dean
    Jackson Dean
    Senior Software Engineer - LinkedIn
    2010, BA English
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    Kimberly Tabron
    Kimberly Tabron
    Media Specialist - Wesley Lakes Elementary School
    2014, BA English
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    Cindy Montgomery
    Cindy Montgomery
    Director of Marketing and Communications - Thomas University
    1997, BA English - Focus on Journalism
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    Darla Dunning
    Darla Dunning
    Administration Specialist - United States Marine Corps
    2018, BA English - Focus on Journalism
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    Leah Morton
    Leah Morton
    Access and Circulation Services Manager - South Georgia State College
    2019, BA English - Focus on Journalism
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    Jennifer Sheffield
    Jennifer Sheffield
    Communications Program Manager, Xbox
    2013, BA English - Focus on Journalism
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    Jordan Roberts
    Jordan Roberts
    PR/Social Media Specialist, PCOM South Georgia
    2015, BA English - Focus on Journalism
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    Kaitlyn Bach
    Kaitlyn Bach
    Content Marketing Specialist, Spyderserve Web Services
    2020, BA English - Focus on Journalism
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    Kyle Grondin
    Kyle Grondin
    Sports Reporter, The Wylie News
    2020, BA English - Focus on Journalism
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    Danielle E. Williams
    Danielle E. Williams
    Communications and Outreach Coordinator, State Charter Schools Commission of Georgia
    2010, BA English - Focus on Journalism
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    Shane Thomas
    Shane Thomas
    Sports Editor, The Valdosta Daily Times
    2015, BA English - Focus on Journalism
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    Amanda Usher
    Amanda Usher
    Reporter/Co-Associate Editor, The Valdosta Daily Times
    2013, BA English - Focus on Journalism
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    Courtney McConnell
    Courtney McConnell
    Regional Director of Sales, VisitDallas
    2007, BA English - Focus on Journalism
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    Hannah Holmes
    Hannah Holmes
    Program Chair for Humanities and Fine Arts, Southern Regional Technical College
    2013, BA - Focus on Literature