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Dave Blumberg ’12, ESPN

What has your career/education path been like since graduating? After graduating from Boston University in December 2011, I immediately accepted a position at ESPN in New York City as a Senior Analyst of Advertiser Insights. I report to Ad Sales through ideating and executing cross-platform effectiveness research, utilizing a variety of methodologies, from traditional surveys… Read More

TJ Keitt (’03, ’05) Forrester Research

What has your career/education path been like since graduating? I’ve approached my career opportunistically since graduating from COM — trying to sponge up as much information as possible at each stop I’ve made. When I left the master’s program, I landed a job at a new product development consultancy, which taught me a lot about… Read More

Dinaz Kachhi-Jiwani ’06, Lead Researcher

What has your career/education path been like since graduating? Upon graduation, I started my career at Nielsen as a Methodological Research Analyst providing research solutions, driving innovation and digital measurement. Five years at Nielsen provided me a solid background of different methodologies, client interaction and performing research on research. I moved to Dallas to be… Read More

ESPN names Kevin Merida (’79) to lead The Undefeated

Kevin Merida (COM ’79) is stepping down from the managing editor position at The Washington Post to become the senior vice president at ESPN and editor-in-chief of The Undefeated, a website that will explore the intersection of sports, race and culture. “He sees journalistic possibilities when the rest of us are blind to them,” wrote… Read More

COM Alum directs Documentary about Broadway Legend

A born raconteur with flawless timing, Elaine Stritch proved an irresistible subject for filmmaker Chiemi Karasawa (’90), who spent 18 months following—and recording—her as Stritch completed a national tour of the show, rehearsed and performed a new show of Sondheim songs in New York and prepared to move to Michigan to be closer to family…. Read More

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