ABOUT

beBATONROUGE is a digital platform centered on telling Baton Rouge’s stories from the urban millennial perspective. We work to represent the interests and beliefs that appeal to the collective representation of the culture of Baton Rouge.

Our mission is to bridge the gaps between cultures for the greater good. The greater good represents engaging, educating, empowering, entertaining and most of all encouraging content that spans from digital to real life. 

MEET THE TEAM

Kristen White is the Promotions Manager

for beBATONROUGE. You can find her curating a list of events for the weekend or mapping out the behind-the-scenes work for our events. The Louisiana State University graduate has had a growing talent for writing and creative direction.
Her personal goal is to uplift local businesses and create an even better image of Baton Rouge than what currently exists. She is always looking to try new things. Her latest adventure is She’s transitioning to vegetarianism… let’s wish her luck on that.

Courtney Wright is the Account Coordinator

for beBATONROUGE. Her job is to find new growth opportunities for beBatonRouge, communicate our services to potential customers and clients and encourage them to join our conversation. She is currently a Junior Marketing major with a concentration in Professional Sales at Southern University and Agricultural & Mechanical College.

On campus, she is heavily involved within the College of Business and Southern University’s Dolores Margaret Richard Spike Honors College. As a student, she loves to socialize with my fellow classmates and make them aware of professional development and academic opportunities.

Jade Newell is the Junior Graphic Designer

for beBATONROUGE. Along with this position, Jade attends the University of Louisiana at Lafayette where she is  pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Visual Arts. As a Baton Rouge native, she takes pride in being able to creatively display her city on this platform. One thing that Jade loves about working with beBATONROUGE is being able to get the inside scoop on all of the awesome events.

Jade spends most of the time trying to make all of the website uploads and Instagram post aesthetically pleasing for our viewers. Her favorite tends to be adding our signature pops of color to the photos of local people. Besides beBATONROUGE and being a college student,  Jade is your typical Baton Rouge girl. She enjoys going to lunch with friends and family downtown by the Levee. She also enjoys exploring the different museums around town. In the Spring, you can catch her chowing down on crawfish from Louisiana Boilers and Tony’s, or getting a snowball at her favorite snowball stand.

Erin Fulbright is the Sales and Marketing Coordinator

for beBATONROUGE. Erin is a Cal girl who has been calling Baton Rouge her home for over eight years now. She moved here in 2010 to attend graduate school at Southern University, but she never imagined she would have stayed this long. She was drawn in and quickly developed a love for the folks and culture of this ever-growing city.

Erin joined the beBATONROUGE team as a contributing writer because she loves what we are about and the movement that we are creating in the community. Erin wanted to use her passion for writing to tell the story of Baton Rouge from a Cali girl perspective. Her two homes are different in so many ways, but she says there’s something special about the Baton Rouge community that she thinks many people don’t know or even realize it. Erin also helps us coordinate sales on the backend of beBATONROUGE.

Jeneé (Nae) Porter is the Life and Style Contributor

for beBATONROUGE. From her posts you can enjoy fashion & things about everyday life in and around Baton Rouge. In her full time Jenee’ is a budding local financial professional. In her free time, she is the owner/operator of the brand Nascent by Nae. NascentByNae.com is a blog & online boutique for young women.

Hailing from schools such as McKinley Middle Academic Magnet, Baton Rouge Magnet High, and Louisiana State University, she has been characterized as “so Baton Rouge.” Through style and business, Nae intends to showcase the talent right here in our capital city.

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