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FALL 2021




    

  

Top Left to Right: Jasmine Sanders, Itzel Macias Ibarra, Shayna Russo, Tai Sanders, Kelsey Kim, Dakota Parks, Caroline Morse

Bottom Left to Right: Morgan Melson, Rachel Card, Jadyn Sims, Laura Nunez

RACHEL CARD
CONTENT SPECIALIST/WRITER

      Rachel Card (She/Her) joined AGENZ to gain hands-on PR experience before graduating in December. She hopes to put her degree toward either PR for nonprofits or a more generalized writing career.

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Sergio Benitez

Senior Client Manager

  • Major: Public Relations

  • Minor: Marketing

  • Graduation: May 2021

  • Favorite quote: “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. - Helen Keller

  • Connect with Sergio on LinkedIn

KELSEY KIM
SENIOR ACCOUNT MANAGER

     Kelsey Kim (She/Her) wanted to be a part of a student-run agency so that she could gain experience and exposure while learning with her peers. After graduating in December, she wants to work in the medical field, hopefully landing a job in a hospital on their PR team.

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Sydney Carrington

Social Media Manager

  • Major: Public Relations

  • Minor: Social Sciences

  • Graduation: May 2021

  • Favorite quote: “A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions” -Oliver Holmes

  • Connect with Sydney on LinkedIn

ITZEL MACIAS IBARRA
SENIOR ACCOUNT MANAGER

      Itzel Macias Ibarra (She/Her) joined AGENZ to gain experience working with other PR professionals and to advance her PR skills. She enjoys fashion, and after graduation, she hopes to work at an agency or do PR with a fashion/beauty focus.

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Sergio Benitez

Senior Client Manager

  • Major: Public Relations

  • Minor: Marketing

  • Graduation: May 2021

  • Favorite quote: “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. - Helen Keller

  • Connect with Sergio on LinkedIn

MORGAN MELSON
SENIOR ACCOUNT MANAGER

     Morgan Melson (She/Her) chose AGENZ to develop her skills in a workplace environment while learning from current PR professionals in the field. She wants to work in PR for nonprofits.

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Sydney Carrington

Social Media Manager

  • Major: Public Relations

  • Minor: Social Sciences

  • Graduation: May 2021

  • Favorite quote: “A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions” -Oliver Holmes

  • Connect with Sydney on LinkedIn

CAROLINE MORSE
SENIOR ACCOUNT MANAGER

     Caroline Morse (She/Her) chose to join AGENZ because of the opportunities it provides UNT students through professional development and experience. After graduation, she plans to enter the beauty industry with a focus on influencer relations. 

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Sergio Benitez

Senior Client Manager

  • Major: Public Relations

  • Minor: Marketing

  • Graduation: May 2021

  • Favorite quote: “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. - Helen Keller

  • Connect with Sergio on LinkedIn

LAURA NUNEZ
VISUALS SPECIALIST

Laura Nunez (She/Her) joined AGENZ as a visuals specialist to help others tell their stories.   

After graduation, she hopes to start her journalism career with a company that allows her to serve the community and mentor students along the way. After a few years of working, she plans on coming back for a master’s degree. 

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Sydney Carrington

Social Media Manager

  • Major: Public Relations

  • Minor: Social Sciences

  • Graduation: May 2021

  • Favorite quote: “A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions” -Oliver Holmes

  • Connect with Sydney on LinkedIn

O U R   T E A M

      Our team is comprised of the University of North Texas' brilliant public relations students within the Mayborn School of Journalism. We are diverse in mindset and perspectives, allowing for a broader viewpoint in our work. We strive to change the way employers see generation Z by showcasing the skills and talents that we bring to the workforce. 

DAKOTA PARKS
ACCOUNT MANAGER

     Dakota Parks (She/Her) was inspired to join AGENZ after excelling in Professor Poynter’s crisis communications class. She wants to diversify and strengthen her technical writing skills and thought AGENZ would be a good opportunity to gain some real-world experience.

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Sergio Benitez

Senior Client Manager

  • Major: Public Relations

  • Minor: Marketing

  • Graduation: May 2021

  • Favorite quote: “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. - Helen Keller

  • Connect with Sergio on LinkedIn

SHAYNA RUSSO
STUDENT CEO/BRAND MANAGER

    Shayna Russo (She/Her) joined AGENZ because she is seeking professional opportunities where she can develop PR skills and relationships. After AGENZ, she plans to work within corporate communications and/or nonprofit PR.

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Sydney Carrington

Social Media Manager

  • Major: Public Relations

  • Minor: Social Sciences

  • Graduation: May 2021

  • Favorite quote: “A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions” -Oliver Holmes

  • Connect with Sydney on LinkedIn

JASMINE SANDERS
ACCOUNT MANAGER

     Jasmine Sanders (She/Her) joined AGENZ to learn more about public relations and social media while putting her knowledge of broadcasting, diversity and inclusion to good use. After she graduates, she hopes to get a job in the media, working with social media and brand management or working to diversify company environments. 

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Sergio Benitez

Senior Client Manager

  • Major: Public Relations

  • Minor: Marketing

  • Graduation: May 2021

  • Favorite quote: “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. - Helen Keller

  • Connect with Sergio on LinkedIn

TAI SANDERS
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

   Tai Sanders (She/Her) will be placing an emphasis on AGENZ business efforts. She joined AGENZ to strengthen skills related to branding and business relationships. Keeping track of expenditures and client attraction, she plans on working toward becoming a business mogul and building a robust investor relations team for future business endeavors.

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Sydney Carrington

Social Media Manager

  • Major: Public Relations

  • Minor: Social Sciences

  • Graduation: May 2021

  • Favorite quote: “A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions” -Oliver Holmes

  • Connect with Sydney on LinkedIn

JADYN SIMS
SENIOR ACCOUNT MANAGER

     Jadyn Sims (She/Her/They) joined AGENZ to gain hands-on experience with professionals while still getting the student learning experience by collaborating with other students on the same track. She intends to work in government relations and public affairs with local, state and, eventually, federal government agencies.

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Sergio Benitez

Senior Client Manager

  • Major: Public Relations

  • Minor: Marketing

  • Graduation: May 2021

  • Favorite quote: “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much. - Helen Keller

  • Connect with Sergio on LinkedIn