Journalism Staff

Clare Boyle

Executive Assistant
Clare Boyle is the Executive Assistant for the School of Journalism, after four years of serving as the Program Coordinator for the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas. Before coming to Austin, she was the Program Coordinator for media initiatives at the Salzburg Global Seminar, a non-profit organization based in Salzburg, Austria. She oversaw the Strengthening Independent Media initiative, and coordinated the Salzburg Academy, an international study abroad program. She has a journalism degree and a French degree from the University of Maryland, College Park, where she served as an academic advisor after graduation.


Sylvia Edwards

BMC 3.340B

Sylvia Edwards earned degrees in History and American Studies. She joined the staff in December of 2012.

Crystal Cardenas

Administrative Associate



Lourdes Jones

Accounts Senior Administrative Associate
BMC 3.340A

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.