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Mat Mendez

If I’m proof of anything, it’s that the skills you learn at Annenberg can take you places you never imagined.
I’ve been fortunate to see the TV news business from in front of the camera and behind, at both the network and local levels.
I’ve had a chance to work with local media executives across the country in the formation of content and business strategy, and coach anchors, reporters, producers and managers.
And now, the world’s largest airline is my beat, as I work to engage a global employee base of more than 120,000 team members with the reporting and storytelling skills I’ve developed along the way.
You might say that’s an unconventional path. You’d be right. Media is a fast-changing world. You’d be well-served to explore it.

Current Job Title

Senior Specialist, Editorial Communications


American Airlines


Fort Worth, Texas, United States

Year Graduated


Degree / Major

Broadcast Journalism

Previous Jobs:

Consultant, Frank N. Magid Associates – Cedar Rapids, IA
Assistant News Director, KRCR – Redding, CA
Field Producer, ABC News/Fox News – Greensboro, NC
Reporter/MMJ, WTVD – Raleigh/Durham, NC
Field Producer, ABC News – Los Angeles, CA
Desk Assistant, ABC News – New York, NY

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