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.

For the latest College news and upcoming events, visit the News & Events section.

  • Andrea Martin

    Martin '69 gives interviews on 'Lady Parts'

    Legendary performer Andrea Martin ’69 recently gave in-depth interviews with NPR’s All Things Considered and the podcast WTF with Marc Maron about her recently released memoir, Lady Parts.

  • de la Garza

    de la Garza '97 premieres new TV show

    Bianca de la Garza ’97 celebrated the launch of her new entertainment and lifestyle television show, Bianca Unanchored, at Stella restaurant in Boston on January 25, according to the Boston Globe.

  • AAPORTI

    Polling Society admitted to national organization

    The Emerson College Polling Society (ECPS) has been named a Charter Member of the American Association of Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) Transparency Initiative—joining the ranks of more than 20 top polling organizations, including the Pew Research Center, the Gallup Organization, and the Washington Post.

  • Interns

    Entertainment internships focus of alumni talk

    Six successful alumni offered internship advice during a panel discussion for students at Emerson College Los Angeles on January 13. 

  • Walsh

    Emerson represented at State of City event

    Emerson College was well represented in Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s 2015 State of the City Address on January 13.

  • Beaty

    I Dream: Boston civic arts program launches

    At the Paramount Center’s Mainstage on January 12, songs, poetry, and personal stories helped kick off I Dream: Boston, a three-year civic engagement program with award-winning writer and performer and artist-in-residence Daniel Beaty. 

  • Benoit Denizet-Lewis

    Denizet-Lewis film premiering at Sundance

    Assistant Professor Benoit Denizet-Lewis is attending the Sundance Film Festival for the premiere of I Am Michael, a film starring James Franco based on a New York Times Magazine article Denizet-Lewis authored.

  • Banks, Miranda

    Banks' book has exclusive Guild material

    A new book by Assistant Professor Miranda Banks that includes never-before-seen material from the archives of the Writers Guild Foundation, along with 50 interviews from legendary screenwriters.

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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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