FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact:
February 11, 2015 Mallory Newsom
210-696-8231 or Mnewsom@gobrangus.com
NEWSOM TAKES ON THE ROLE OF COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR FOR THE INTERNATIONAL BRANGUS BREEDERS ASSOCIATION
SAN ANTONIO, TX [FEB 9, 2015]– Mallory Newsom has joined the staff as Communications Coordinator at the International Brangus Breeders Association (IBBA) headquartered in San Antonio, Texas. This position involves the task of writing articles for the journal, graphic design, filming for the Brangus Beat, and much more. Newsom started February 2, 2015 at the NCBA Conference.
Growing up in a West Texas farming family has fueled her passion and drive to secure a job in the agriculture industry. Newsom’s dad, brother, and brother-in-law are all self-employed farmers which helps give Newsom an edge on the agriculture industry. One of Newsom’s accomplishments she is very proud of is winning the Grand Champion Junior Market Steer at the Ft. Worth Livestock Show and Rodeo in 2008.
“We are excited to have Mallory join the staff at the IBBA,” said Dr. Tommy Perkins, IBBA’s Executive Vice President. “She brings a ton of talent to our communications team and will help move us forward in successfully promoting the Brangus brand.”
Newsom is a recent graduate of Texas Tech University where she received her Master’s in Agricultural Communications. Prior to graduate school, she received her undergraduate degree in Communications from the University of Oklahoma in 2013. Having the knowledge and experience in creative design and photography, along with experience in media and social media planning as well as writing Newsom will be a great fit for this position.
Working in the graphic design field Newsom has had lots of experience designing brochures, pamphlets, and logos for various organizations and farms. She has also worked as a Radio Host on TownTalk Radio, where she hosted the Ag Update weekly segment.
“I have grown up around the livestock industry and am excited to expand my knowledge and passion for the industry with IBBA.” says Newsom. “I am looking forward to this opportunity and working with the organization, its members, and the industry.” “I have always known I want to work in agriculture because I admire the hard work and passion of those in the industry.”
“Mallory is a very detail oriented, high energy team member,” said Perkins. “She understands the value of the entire team, and we are proud to have her on our side.”
All of Newsom’s work experience has prepared her to take on the IBBA Communications Coordinator position. Newsom can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about Brangus cattle and the IBBA, visit www.GoBrangus.com.