Prior to joining St. Mary’s University in 2014, Lloyd covered higher education issues and scientific research as a journalist for the San Antonio Express-News. She joined the Express-News in 2008 to cover pop culture and young adult issues under the umbrella of the features section. After transitioning to the metro section in 2009, she covered general assignments as well as San Antonio’s North Side and Comal County before joining the education team. She covered K-12 education, focusing on the city’s largest school districts, before moving into the higher education arena.
Earlier in her career, she covered arts and nonprofits for the Victoria Advocate. Her work has also been featured in the Seattle Times, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Austin Monthly and many other publications. She has also taught journalism courses at the university level.
Lloyd oversees advertising efforts for the School of Law. She is also Managing Editor for the University’s Gold & Blue Magazine and the Gold & Blue Law Edition.
Honored with the 2017 Collegiate Advertising Awards Silver Award in the Publication External category for the inaugural Fall 2017 issue of the St. Mary's University Gold & Blue Law Edition Magazine, Feb. 12, 2018
Honored with the Council for Advancement and Support of Education District IV Gold Award for Institutional Identity Program for overseeing the creation of School of Law's Constitution Day Program, April 4, 2016
Distinguished Graduate of the St. Mary's Greehey MBA Program for Values-driven Leaders, December 2016
Honored with the Texas State Teachers Association’s School Bell Award for an “Outstanding Feature Story” for the back-to-school news feature “Teachers’ learning experience” published on Aug. 27, 2011
Produced content for a San Antonio Express-News features publication blog focusing on the Austin City Limits Music Festival, which was recognized as one of the best blogs in the state by the Texas Press Association
Presented research on the representation of immigration in the media at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Convention, 2007