Interview with Denise Bradley, Winner of 2018 Outstanding Austin Communicator Award

  The winner of the Women Communicators of Austin Outstanding Austin Communicator Award is Denise Bradley,VP of Communication & Community Affairsat St. David’s HealthCare. Named a Central Texas Woman of Influence by the Austin Business Journal, Denise Bradley oversees the strategic direction and coordination of internal and external communication; media and public relations; community relations; and […]

WCA Member Spotlight: Renee Trudeau

Each month WCA Austin highlights a member making a difference in the communications industry in Austin, Texas. Long-time WCA member Renee Trudeau, coach/consultant, speaker/author and owner of Career Strategists and Renee Trudeau & Associates, met with us this month. WCA: What drove you to a career in coaching/consulting and your focus on women’s empowerment and […]

Entrepreneurial Freedom: Q&A with Alix Morrow

By Katie McKee When we think of freedom, we may envision American patriotism, endless vacation, or even the absence of obligation. But for some, freedom means working day in day out. It means late hours and early mornings. It means tirelessly striving to create, innovate and differentiate. Because for these men and women, freedom is […]

Member Spotlight: Nickie Froiland

Edited by Sophia Lopez. Have you had the chance to meet Nickie? We are so excited to feature Nickie Froiland for our Member Spotlight this month. As we get closer to the New Year, we are all about change and vibrant energies. And Nickie perfectly embodies these qualities (her official title is “Director of New Opportunities”). […]

Member Spotlight: Catherine Cromer

Written by Noemi Ortiz. Catherine Cromer began her WCA membership as a student at UT Austin.  A member since September 2015, Catherine decided to renew and upgrade to a professional membership once she moved back to Austin from DC. Catherine has volunteered with WCA’s CommSquad, a volunteer event series that most recently worked with Austin Pets Alive! and has […]

Member Spotlight: Meilee Bridges

Written by Zahra Adamjee. This month’s member spotlight is Meilee Bridges. Most recently known as the mastermind behind WCA Resume Review sessions, Meilee talks about how she got involved with the WCA and tells us a little about her journey in the communications field. With some candid advice, Meilee’s two cents is exactly what we hope […]

Member Spotlight: Joy Schoffler, Leverage PR

Written by Cristina Salinas. Meet founder and principal of Leverage PR, Joy Schoffler. Joy was recently recognized as the 2016 winner in the Marketing, Advertising, and Public Relations category at the 18th annual Austin Under 40 Awards. Under Joy’s leadership, her firm has expanded from representing early stage companies to national brands such as SXSW, […]

Member Spotlight: Andrea Citrin Gardner

Written by Victoria Williams. Meet Andrea Citrin Gardner. Gardner, who has volunteered with Women Communicators of Austin for several years, is currently in charge of managing postings listed on the WCA Job Bank. In addition, she has been chosen as this month’s Member Spotlight. We recently spoke to her about her experience volunteering with WCA. This […]

Member Spotlight: Jane Baxter Lynn, JBL Strategies

Written by Hanna De Hoyos. If you have been a member Women Communicators of Austin (WCA) for a while, there’s a good chance you have met Jane Baxter Lynn, this month’s Member Spotlight. Jane has led WCA’s Mentor Program for many years and will be speaking at the February 17 WCA @ Night event on how to have a successful […]

Member Spotlight: Liz Carmack, Texas Association of Counties

Written by Victoria Williams. Liz Carmack, a lifelong member of WCA – who is also a former WCA board member and the subject of this month’s member spotlight – is a busy bee. On her own time, when she’s not hard at work handling communications for the Texas Association of Counties, Carmack writes books and advises […]