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25th Annual New…

Oct 23 - 23, 2014
The New Orleans Film Festival- Louisiana's only industry-recognized film… more

31st Annual Halloween…

Oct 23 - 26, 2014
Join us for the 31st annual Halloween New Orleans, a weekend-long LGBT… more

Greater Baton Rouge…

Oct 23 - Nov 2, 2014
Carnival rides, food, music, kids' activities, animal shows, games, exhibits. more

Henry Turner Jr. &…

Oct 23 - 23, 2014
The hometown favorites are well known for their style of music that encompasses… more

Jazz in the Park

Oct 23 - 30, 2014
Jazz in the Park returns for nine straight weeks this fall,  with a… more

Jazz in the Park…

Oct 23 - 23, 2014
Jazz in the Park returns for nine straight weeks this fall,  with a… more

Loyola Jazz…

Oct 23 - 23, 2014
 The legendary jazz trumpeter Leroy Jones is known to music lovers as the… more

Preview Reception:…

Oct 23 - 23, 2014

Sacred to the Memory…

Oct 23 - Nov 17, 2014
Showcasing both the historic Hermann-Grima House museum and St. Louis Cemetery… more

Southern Rep presents…

Oct 23 - Nov 2, 2014
In a remote cabin deep in the woods, an old crone spins a spellbinding tale… more

THE GUANTÁNAMO PUBLIC…

Oct 23 - 30, 2014
This traveling exhibit examines the history of the U.S. naval base in… more

The Mysterious…

Oct 23 - Nov 23, 2014
You are invited to the Mysterious Wisterias Plantation for an evening of music… more

The Trio feat. Johnny…

Oct 23 - 23, 2014
Join us for The Trio feat. Johnny Vidacovich & special guests. … more

The Victory Belles…

Oct 23 - Nov 19, 2014
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

The Victory Belles…

Oct 23, 2014 - Jun 24, 2015
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

Thursdays at Twilight…

Oct 23 - 23, 2014
Cristina, in addition to performing with her band, has contributed her vocals… more

Tricks... Treats...…

Oct 23 - Nov 8, 2014
Kids won't want to miss this strange tour when we pull away the mask and see… more

"Mysterious…

Oct 24 - 24, 2014
You are invited to the Mysterious Wisterias Plantation for an evening of music… more

American Fanfare

Oct 24 - 24, 2014
Guest conductor Jo Ann Falletta leads the LPO in an all-American program… more

Boo at the Zoo…

Oct 24 - 25, 2014
Bring your little ghosts and goblins to Boo at the Zoo Presented by Bryan… more

25th Annual New…

Oct 23 - 23, 2014
The New Orleans Film Festival- Louisiana's only industry-recognized film… 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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