Jessica CivelloSenior Account Executive + LifeStyle Practice Area Lead
Jess Civello is a Senior Account Executive at DEVENEY, specializing in media relations and event coordination for a wide variety of clients including Bayou Rum, Windsor Court Hotel and The Outlet Collection at Riverwalk. An Alabama native, Jess holds a bachelor’s degree in print journalism from Troy University and a master’s degree in mass communication from Loyola University New Orleans.
With more than 14 years of experience ranging from startups and nonprofits to higher-education institutions and PR agencies, Jess has landed features in a variety of print, broadcast and digital outlets, including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Forbes and Huffington Post, among many others. She’s also spearheaded countless events, including press conferences, grand openings, ribbon cuttings, press FAMS and fundraisers.
In her free time, Jess serves as the co-founder and director of Culture Collision, an annual, citywide event dedicated to encouraging participation in the New Orleans arts and culture scene. Through her work with Culture Collision, she provides arts organizations with a collective voice and a platform for collaboration and promotion.