Alyssa Leal enters her third season with Athletic Communications. She earned a Graduate Assistantship to help lead social media efforts at LSU after serving as a student intern for two years.
For two seasons (2019-2021), Leal has been the secondary contact for the Women’s Basketball team and ran all social media accounts for the team, where they made two SEC Tournament appearances. Her duties included social media strategy and assisting in media relations.
In addition to her work with the Women’s Basketball team, she assists in managing digital content and coordinating media relations for the football team.
Leal also played a role in managing social media accounts for the Softball team in 2021, which included their Regional and Super Regional appearances.
She will continue to work with the Women’s Basketball and Football teams in their social media efforts as well as assist in administrative duties for the athletic communication department.
The New Orleans native graduated from LSU with her bachelor’s degree in public relations with a minor in business in May 2021. She is currently pursuing her Master of Mass Communication degree with an anticipated graduation date of May 2023.