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Catherine Koppel named associate director for Loyola’s Office of Public Affairs

September 10, 2008

Loyola University New Orleans has hired Catherine Koppel as the new associate director of public affairs. Koppel is a former television journalist with approximately 10 years of experience in the New Orleans market.

She most recently served as managing editor at WGNO ABC 26 News, where she was nominated for an Emmy Award. Koppel also worked as the assignment editor for both WVUE Fox 8 in New Orleans and for KPNX-TV NBC 12 in Phoenix. She has also worked for broadcast news stations in the Boston area. As a student, Koppel interned for CNN in Moscow, Russia.

Koppel graduated from Boston University, receiving degrees in Russian and Eastern European Studies and Journalism. A native New Orleanian, Koppel graduated from Benjamin Franklin Senior High School.

Koppel spends her free time writing articles for local and national publications and editing the Junior League of New Orleans quarterly magazine, Lagniappe. She is an active member and former board member of the Press Club of New Orleans.

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