Clapp Communications is pleased to announce the newest member of the team, Account Executive Leslie Basler.  Leslie will manage current campaigns and support recent client acquisitions. Leslie joins Clapp Communications from Louisiana Tech University, where she was the Communications Coordinator for Undergraduate Admissions. She brings eight years of experience in media relations and communications to the table. Leslie has specialized in sports communications and athletic media relations throughout her career with multiple universities and Bridgestone Americas, Inc.


“Leslie’s extensive experience, creativity, and drive are a huge asset to our company,” said Barb Clapp, President and CEO of Clapp Communications.  “We look forward to her using her talents to benefit our client roster.”


Leslie, who is originally from Madisonville, Kentucky, holds a master’s degree in Recreation, Sport and Tourism from the University of Illinois, and a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Kentucky.  Leslie is a huge sports fan and has worked on projects ranging from the Indy 500, to the NCAA Men’s College World Series. She also enjoys traveling, reading, and live music.