Our alumni launch their own public affairs firms, win Emmy awards, premier their films at major festivals, lead important studies, and serve as press secretaries for major presidential campaigns. Read their personal stories below.
During the past year, podcasts have had a moment, exploding onto the cultural scene and changing the way people get information.
Dana Bash, BA ’93, is now CNN’s Chief Political Correspondent. Bash, who earned her degree in political communication, assumes the coveted editorial role after more than 30 years with CNN.
Mike Valerio, BA ’10, a weekend and breaking news anchor in Richmond, Virginia, and his team at NBC recently won two local Emmy awards for their weekend news coverage in the DMV market—t he only s
Many SMPA alumni have made a name for themselves here in the States.
We note with regret the passing of Michael Shanahan, assistant professor of media and public affairs, on Saturday, November 22.
When I first heard about News21 last fall, I didn’t know exactly what it was.
As part of Alumni Weekend this September, SMPA alumni Adam Conner, BA ’
The Washington Women in Public Relations (WWPR) named Alexandra Dickinson, MA ’11, Sara Neumann, BA ’07, and Marcia Newbert, BA ’10 among the finalist for the 2014
For Alex Abnos, the trip to Brazil to cover the World Cup has been a decade in the making.
A typical day in the office is anything but typical for Eva Price, BA Political Communication ’00; on any given afternoon, you might find her stopping by a dress rehearsal for one
Toward the end of 2013, Dan Gabriel, BA ’01, worked as a CIA technical adviser for a major motion picture.
If you keep tabs on the national political scene, you probably know that Megan Whittemore, CCAS BA ’08, GSPM MS ’10, is the Press Secretary for House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (who is also a GW graduate). Whittemore recently made headlines again when PR News included her on the “2013 PR People to Watch” list.
By Mike Valerio
Chuck Todd couldn't call the election yet. Celebrations stopped. And this wasn't the fight Virginia's next governor expected.
Though they shared some classes at GW, Tod Plotkin, GWSB BBA '03, and Sara Evans, SMPA BA '04, weren't formally introduced until Plotkin's senior year.