Category: Alumni

Photographing Trump’s Washington

On the eve of the 2016 election, Sarah Silbiger was stuck in a corner of the media area at a Donald Trump rally in Manchester, N.H. Blinded by a laser-light show, deafened by blaring music, and gagging from a nearby smoke machine, the aspiring photojournalist came to a decision. “I remember feeling so miserable and… Read More

From Rachael Ray Magazine to West Elm

On the first day of her first “real-world” job at Rachael Ray Every Day, journalism alumna Grace Rasmus (’15) was handed the keys to the magazine’s official Instagram account. Before she knew it, she was styling and shooting food content, producing videos, and managing digital strategy, while still writing and editing across their online and print publications…. Read More

Q&A with Roxi Morris

Why did you choose the Media Ventures program? I choose MV because I wanted a program that combined both in and out of classroom experiences. When working in tech, only so much can be learned in a classroom, and this program does an amazing job providing you opportunities to learn from professionals in the field… Read More

Being a Woman—and a Boss—in Hollywood

The #MeToo movement has underscored a truth women in entertainment have long known: Whether you’re an entry-level production assistant or a veteran filmmaker, you will routinely face gender discrimination, sexual harassment—or worse. COM alums are no exception. They’ve been designated the office gopher because of their gender, experienced unwanted physical advances from coworkers and bosses—and been told… Read More

Filmmaker Vibha Bakshi and news editor Luis Alberto Ferré Rangel to address COM graduates

The College of Communication welcomes Vibha Bakshi (’93,’96) and Luis Alberto (Albi) Ferré Rangel (’90) to participate in COM’s 2018 convocation ceremonies. Bakshi, a director and producer, will give the address at the undergraduate convocation on May 18 at 9 a.m. at Agganis Arena (925 Commonwealth Avenue). Ferré Rangel, editor-in-chief of GFR Media in Puerto… Read More

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