School of Media and Public Affairs alumni represent some of most prominent, successful minds working in media and politics today. Upon graduation, our students join a tight-knit group of professionals throughout the world and right here in Washington. Our alumni practice the art of communication at top news organizations, government agencies, PR firms, and not-for-profits, as well as in the corporate world and academia.
Graduates of SMPA are:
Serving at the Departments of Treasury, Defense, Agriculture, the House and the Senate.
Reporting at CNN, Fox News Channel, CBS, ABC, AP and The Boston Globe.
Writing influential opinion pieces in leading publications and blogs around the country.
Innovating at Campaign Solutions, Blue State Digital, iConflict.com and Facebook.
Advocating at the Save Darfur Coalition, Equal Justice Works and the Sierra Club.
If you're an alumnus looking to serve as a resource for current students, reconnect with fellow alumni, or update your information, please contact Laura Fruge, SMPA'S Director of Development: 202-994-9169, email@example.com. Or visit The GW Alumni House main page.
Our Alumni Give Back: Michael Akin (BA '03 Political Communication, MBA '07) is shown
providing career guidance to a current student at SMPA's annual Communications Career Expo. Akin is
a Vice President at Reingold, a D.C.-based strategic communications firm that "crafts campaigns for
causes that matter." He directs the firm's Community Relations and Stakeholder Engagement practice.