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Purchased Lives: New…

May 26 - Jul 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

The Irish House…

May 26 - 26, 2015
Join us at the Irish House for a Bluegrass Jam Session. more

EN MAS’: Carnival and…

May 27 - Jun 7, 2015
Curated by Claire Tancons, Krista Thompson, EN MAS': Carnival and Performance… more

Jim Roche: Cultural…

May 27 - Jul 12, 2015
Born in 1943, Jim Roche received a BA from Florida State University (1961)… more

Le Petit Theatre…

May 27 - 31, 2015
This classic Stephen Sondheim and George Furth musical traces the lives of… more

Lecture: “Finding…

May 27 - 27, 2015
Join us at the Historic New Orleans Collection for the Lecture: "Finding… more

Pub Quiz

May 27 - 27, 2015
Join us every Wednesday at the Irish House for Pub Quiz. more

Tennessee Williams:…

May 27 - 31, 2015
Tennessee Williams was one of the most admired playwrights of the 20th century.… more

The Maison Dupuy…

May 27 - 27, 2015
Join us at the Maison Dupuy for Sippin' in the Courtyard. The Maison Dupuy will… more

The Victory Belles…

May 27 - 27, 2015
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

YLC Wednesday at the…

May 27 - 27, 2015
The 12-week concert series takes place in downtown New Orleans at Lafayette… more

ETCHYNPÜFE Group Show…

May 28 - 31, 2015
The Foundation Gallery is excited to host ETCHYNPÜFE, a group show… more

Jazz in the Park…

May 28 - 28, 2015
Jazz in the Park returns for eight straight weeks this spring, running from… more

The Irish House…

May 28 - 28, 2015
Join us at the Irish House for Patrick Cooper. more

Yappy Hour in the…

May 28 - 28, 2015
Join us for  Yappy Hour in the Courtyard at Rare Form, to benefit the… more

The Irish House…

May 29 - 29, 2015
Join us at the Irish House for Patie O'Sullivan. more

New Orleans Oyster…

May 30 - 31, 2015
You better not eat for days leading up to the 2015 New Orleans Oyster Festival.… more

NORDC Movies in the…

May 30 - 30, 2015
Join us for NORDC Movies in the Park screening of "Dolphin Tale… more

Saturday Farmers…

May 30 - Dec 26, 2015
We are excited to announce the Saturday Farmers Market at the French Market!… more

The Irish House…

May 30 - 30, 2015
Join us at the Irish House for One Tailed Three. more

Purchased Lives: New…

May 26 - Jul 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

New Orleans CVB Welcome Jennifer Day as Director of Communications and PR

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contacts:
Kelly Schulz/Jenn Lotz/Jennifer Day
504-566-5019 
kschulz@neworleanscvb.com/jlotz@neworleanscvb.com/jday@neworleanscvb.com

New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) Welcomes Jennifer Day as Director of Communications and Public Relations
New addition brings vast film industry experience to the New Orleans CVB

NEW ORLEANS – June 2, 2010 The New Orleans CVB is announcing that Jennifer Day has joined their award-winning staff as Director of Communications and Public Relations. Through her role at the New Orleans CVB, Day will work closely with the local community and media to promote the city’s hospitality industry as well as local sporting and cultural events.

During her three consecutive years at the New Orleans Office of Film and Video, the New Orleans film industry cultivated record-breaking levels of production activity with Day working on roughly 71 major projects, including The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, 12 Rounds and Treme, with a combined Louisiana spend of $600 million.

In addition to her work with the feature film industry, Day has extensive experience assisting crews on “earned media” projects such as the Oprah Winfrey Show, Top Chef, Jimmy Kimmel Live and The Ellen DeGeneres Show. She has also cultivated print coverage for the city in The New York Times, USA Today, The Associated Press, The Hollywood Reporter and Variety.

“Jennifer is the perfect addition to the New Orleans CVB and will expand our-award winning team of public relations professionals charged with protecting the New Orleans hospitality industry’s reputation and assisting with media locally, nationally and internationally,” said Kelly Schulz, vice president of communications and public relations for the New Orleans CVB. “With her experience garnered from the Office of Film and Video, Jennifer will add an important element of insight into the local film industry, which has grown to be one of the largest industries in the state of Louisiana. We are excited to welcome her to our team.”

Day will report to Schulz where she will serve with her as a spokesperson for the CVB and the hospitality industry. Day was preceded by Mary Beth Romig, who is now the Director of Public Relations and Special Projects for Mayor Mitch Landrieu.

Day graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Illinois State University. She then moved to New Orleans where she received a Master of Arts at Tulane University in Sociology. Day then began her work with New Orleans city government in 2006 when she was awarded Mayoral Fellowship in the Office of Economic Development in the Arts and Entertainment division. In 2007, she was promoted to Director for the Office of Film and Video.

The New Orleans CVB is the driving catalyst for New Orleans’ largest industry, strategically leading national and international marketing, public relations and visitor services efforts that attract millions of visitors, events, conventions and festivals that produce billions of dollars of economic growth, tens of thousands of jobs, and hundreds of millions of taxes for the state and city. Recognized as one of the top five in the United States, the CVB raises private capital and utilizes one percent of New Orleans hotel tax as its primary funding sources to drive this powerful industry. For more information, please visit www.neworleanscvb.com.

*Headshot available upon request.

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