Alumni Headlines


Jason Kane holds Emmy Award

Alumnus Wins Emmy Award for PBS Production

December 19, 2017
Producer Jason Kane, BA '07, took home an Emmy for the PBS NewsHour series “The End of AIDS?” in the News and Documentary category.
alumni achievement award winners

Hear from the Eight Recipients of the Alumni Achievement Award

October 20, 2017
CNN Chief Political Correspondent Dana Bash, BA '93, was honored with the GW Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award during Colonials Weekend.
Hadas Gold

Alumna Hadas Gold to Join CNN

August 09, 2017
The SMPA alumna and National Council member will join CNN to cover a new beat on European politics, media and global business after five years at Politico.
Alumni Tim Miller, Gabby Morrongiello, Emily Jashinsky, and moderator Christine James.

Successful Alumni Offer Pointers on Washington Careers

March 03, 2017
Alumni Gabby Morrongiello, B.A. ’15, who covers the White House for the Washington Examiner; Tim Miller, B.A. ’04, who handles communications for the political consultant firm Definers Public Affairs; and Emily Jashinsky, B.A. ’15, who writes a column for the Washington Examiner, spoke to GW students about getting jobs in the federal government.
Char Beales, Frank Sesno, President Knapp, and Howard Beales

$3.2 Million Bequest Will Fund Professorship of Accountability in Journalism

October 03, 2016
In an effort to ensure accountability and accuracy are not left behind in the changing landscape of journalism,Char Beales, B.A. ’73 and her husband, have pledged $3.2 million to the GW School of Media and Public Affairs to fund an endowed professorship.
Chuck Todd

SMPA Celebrates Silver Anniversary

May 10, 2016
SMPA celebrated 25 years welcoming back alumni and honoring the faculty that helped the school grow to become a leading institution.

Alumnus Establishes Kwittken Fund for Strategic Communication Internships and Mentoring

March 01, 2016

The School of Media and Public Affairs (SMPA) announced today that Aaron Kwittken, B.A.