Featured Alumni News

Nearly every day, it seems we’re hearing about something new that Emerson alumni are bringing to the fields of communications and the arts. Whether they’re making movies, creating plays, or planning political campaigns, Emersonians are innovators. They are changing how we see, feel, and experience the world.

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  • Marin, Bates

    Gubernatorial arts forum includes Emerson

    The majority of Massachusetts’ gubernatorial candidates pledged a renewed focus on the arts in a forum on July 15 at the Hanover Theatre in Worcester that was attended by several Emersonians.

  • Soyk, McMillion

    Alumni's 'Hollow' gets Emmy nomination

    An alumna behind a groundbreaking documentary on poverty in rural West Virginia has been nominated for an Emmy Award just one year after graduating from Emerson.

  • LeBron James

    LeBron move sparks Emerson filmmakers

    Basketball star LeBron James' bombshell announcement this month that he's returning to his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers has reinvigorated Emerson filmmakers who documented the debacle with the help of Maria Menounos '00.

  • Bobbi Brown

    Alumna Brown featured on CNN.com

    Makeup mogul Bobbi Brown ’79, founder of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, is featured in a “Leading Women” profile on CNN.com International.

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    Marketing students create Mary Kay campaign

    12 Marketing Communication students recently developed a mock campaign for Mary Kay Cosmetics and scored second place in their district as part of a national collegiate marketing competition.

  • Bacon, Seth

    Bacon '00 named VP at MLS network

    Seth Bacon '00 has been named senior vice president of media for Major League Soccer (MLS).

  • Brazil

    Alumni profiled for World Cup film

    Three Emerson alumni in Brazil producing a documentary on the World Cup were interviewed by BDC Wire.

  • Romanska

    International dramaturg conference at Emerson

    Emerson College and Suffolk University are hosting the Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas (LMDA) conference June 26–29.

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Michael Moats

Writing in Politics

The West Wing got him hooked, but it was his writing skills that got him there. Michael Moats, MFA ’10, came to Emerson as a graduate student in creative writing. He never thought he’d leave as a political speechwriter.

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