Hanya Noussier

Hanya Noussier

"Enhance my skills and explore endless future possibilities"

College: Communication and Information
Degree Program: Public Interest Media and Communication
Degree: Master's

Why FSU?

The Public Interest Media and Communication graduate program allowed me to get hands-on experience and expand my research and data analytics knowledge within marketing and communication. By taking many initiatives and the first steps to start a project, I built my confidence and determined what skills are essential to excel in my future career.

Motivation to pursue a graduate degree

I was motivated to expand my knowledge in advertising and marketing to help my professional specialization. I also feel pursuing my graduate degree allowed me to explore new ideas and gain the ability to lead initiatives on a higher level and set me apart when it comes to uniquely solving creative problems.

Importance and/or impact of research and work

Research and data are now, more than ever, at the core of every media outlet. Media research study helps companies understand the target audience, consumer behaviors, and other topics that are necessary for a successful campaign. Data and creativity go hand in hand to bring objectivity and accuracy when making informed media decisions to ensure accurate revenue streams and customer satisfaction.

Career aspirations

I love communicating through digital mediums of all kinds, and I'm passionate about constantly learning new things. The media industry is one of the most fast-paced industries, and I'd enjoy being part of it. I aim to be part of the media industry because it is all about innovation, problem-solving, and strategy.

Advice for anyone considering graduate school

You need to consider whether you will go out to the field/industry or pursue your PhD to know your niche. Grad school is great, but there is a lot to consider before you enroll, and you need to make sure you are dedicated to the program you are applying to.

Accomplishments during graduate career

  • American Advertising Federation's Most Promising Multicultural Students (2023) 
  • International Radio and Television Society Fellow
  • FSU Outstanding Student Leader Award (2022)
  • State Farm Award (2022)
  • FSU Global Citizen Award (2021) 
  • FSU Global Ambassador (2022)