Darren Davis and Frank Sesno

President of iHeartMedia Networks Darren Davis (BA '95) meets with students

Our alumni include some of the most prominent and successful figures in media and politics. They are journalists at leading news organizations and communicators in government, nonprofit advocacy and public relations. Our graduates benefit from a strong and supportive alumni network and have access to exclusive events and digital platforms that help them advance their careers and give back to the next generation of alumni with mentoring and volunteer opportunities.

The School of Media and Public Affairs (SMPA) keeps alumni updated on current job opportunities through our SMPA Students & Alumni LinkedIn group. To be an approved member, your LinkedIn profile must state an undergraduate or graduate degree within the GW Columbian College of Arts and Sciences.


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Alumni Spotlights

Jason Haber

Jason Haber, BA '99

Jason founded a social entrepreneurial real estate firm in New York City and is an author, lecturer and frequent commentator for major news outlets. With a background in politics, he has also worked for numerous elected officials including the New York City comptroller.

Dana Bash

Dana Bash, BA '93

As CNN's chief political correspondent, Dana serves as the network's lead reporter covering congress. She discovered her passion for politics as an intern for CBS News, freelancing for CNN and co-hosting a WRGW political talk show.

Stephen Krupin

Stephen Krupin, MA '08

Stephen is director of executive communications at SKD Knickerbocker and previously served as chief speechwriter for former Secretary of State John Kerry, director of speechwriting on President Obama’s re-election campaign and chief speechwriter for former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.