Lainey Loudon is a senior at The University of Tampa dual majoring in journalism and communication with a minor in speech. Originally from Pennsylvania, Lainey came to Tampa in 2013 to pursue her future at a university that provided her with the resources and opportunities to excel professionally and personally.

Over the course of her four years at The University of Tampa, Lainey has had the opportunity to work within the journalism and communication field, not only within the university, but also in a professional setting. Lainey worked with Food Network’s Celebrity Chef Robert Irvine’s marketing and communication department where she managed his social media and composed newsletters and marketing campaigns.  Last year, Lainey worked with Fuse Marketing and Amazon Prime Student as an on-campus ambassador for the brand. Lainey executed marketing events for students both in-person and online via social media.

Lainey’s commitment and work ethic is noted as she has spent three years at her current position in The University of Tampa’s Office of Admissions as a senior telecounselor. Lainey provides customer service and information to incoming students, current students and their family members.

Lainey is an avid world traveler and likes meeting new people, experiencing different cultures and trying new food. In her free time, Lainey enjoys playing volleyball, volunteering, boating and spending time with her family.