Peter Mayer

Degree(s): BJ '50 (Advertising)

Whereabouts: United States, New Orleans, Louisiana

What do you do?
Chairman of the board of Peter A. Mayer Advertising, Inc. in New Orleans, Louisiana. Actually semi-retired.

How did you get your job?

What is the best professional lesson you learned at the J-School?
Show up when you have an assignment.

What advice do you have for current students?
Get as many extra curricular activities as possible in your field.

What is your favorite J-School memory?
Working with the great guys and gals on SHOWME magazine.

Any parting comments?
I feel I owe any success I’ve had to the J-School at MU.

Updated: November 9, 2011