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Alumna who turned a blog into a book featured on NBC's Today Show

Loyola press release - June 24, 2013

Loyola University New Orleans School of Mass Communication alumna Kelly Williams Brown ’06 turned her blog into a recently published book, “Adulting: How to Become A Grownup in 468 Easy(ish) Steps.” Williams Brown shares her humorous steps to help those in their 20s (or even 30s) through the sometimes stressful and awkward process of becoming a grown-up. She shared those tips as a guest on NBC's Today Show June 19.

Williams Brown also offered Loyola School of Mass Communication students insider tips on transitioning a blog into a book in March. Her book started out as the blog, “Adulting,” which has more than 140,000 followers on Tumblr. The blog-turned-book was also featured in The New York Times June 21.

Williams Brown, now living in Portland, worked as a reporter and columnist for various newspapers for six years. She was an award-winning humor columnist for the Statesman Journal, a daily newspaper in Salem, Ore.

Please contact Mikel Pak, associate director of public affairs, for media interviews at 504-861-5448.