CONTACT INFORMATION

Journalism Staff

Janice Brandon Henderson

Janice Brandon Henderson

Executive Assistant
512-471-1845
janice.henderson@austin.utexas.edu

Janice is a 1976 B.F.A. graduate of the University of North Texas, where she majored in art history. She has been employed by the department since October 1990.

Sylvia Edwards

Graduate Coordinator II
BMC 3.340B
512-471-5933
sylvia.edwards@austin.utexas.edu

Sylvia Edwards is the graduate program coordinator for the School of Journalism. She holds a B.A. in history and an M.A. in American Studies from Baylor University. Her professional experience includes time as an undergraduate advisor, graduate program coordinator, assessment specialist, and college lecturer. 

Sylvia is involved in recruitment and admissions for all graduate programs in the School, coordinates registration for graduate students, and provides support for scholarship/fellowship decisions and for tracking assessment. She is a member of the Academic Counselors Association and Graduate Coordinator Network and serves as a mentor for new coordinators.

Lourdes Jones

Accounts Senior Administrative Associate
BMC 3.340A
512-471-6349
lourdes@mail.utexas.edu

Lourdes Jones is the Accounts Senior Administrative Associate for the School of Journalism. She is responsible for purchasing, payments, travel requests, reimbursements, reconciliation and many other financial aspects of the school. Before joining the School of Journalism, she was the Financial Analyst for the Communication Sciences and Disorders department. Before that, she was the Office Manager for Liberal Arts Career Services. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Edwards University.