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  • Kwan

    Kwan '13 steers mayor speeches in snow

    With another potential blizzard predicted for Boston this weekend, Nancy Kwan '13 continues to get some intense but rewarding work experience as the city weathers several major snowstorms: She is one of two speechwriters for Mayor Marty Walsh.

  • Marre

    Marre '09 named Sen. Collins' communications director

    Alleigh Marre ’09 has been named communications director to U.S. Senator Susan Collins of Maine. Collins’s office made the announcement February 10.

  • Williams

    Brian Williams prompts Journalism student discussion

    The once beloved and trusted journalist Brian Williams has fallen from grace—and that has been the talk of Emerson’s Journalism Department ever since the NBC Nightly News anchor admitted he made false statements about a 2003 incident in Iraq.

  • Zoom thumb

    Journalism class meets online in snowstorm

    Cancellation of classes at Emerson College (and nearly all colleges in Boston) due to the effects of yet another massive snowstorm did not stop faculty member Cindy Rodriguez from teaching her Journalism class on Tuesday, February 10—utilizing an online conferencing site that allows the class to meet virtually.

  • Williams

    Carole Simpson reacts to Brian Williams story

    Carole Simpson, a Journalism faculty member and former anchor of ABC World News Tonight, reacts to the story about NBC News anchor Brian Williams allegedly lying about being shot at inside a helicopter in Iraq.

  • Pelton, Georges

    Pelton hosts Boston poet laureate at home

    Emerson President Lee Pelton held a cocktail and hors d’oeuvres reception at his Beacon Hill home for newly named Boston poet laureate Danielle Legros Georges ’86.

  • A Far Cry

    Grammy-nominated group works with marketing students

    Students in a Marketing Communication class are crafting a marketing plan for a local chamber orchestra that happens to be nominated for a Grammy Award. The awards are being presented this Sunday, February 8.

  • Blackwell

    CW executive gets Emerson degree, oversees hit show

    Traci Blackwell is a CW television network executive relishing in a Golden Globe win for a show she oversees, Jane the Virgin, just months after receiving her Emerson College master's degree.