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.

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    Fox 25 tour puts Emerson in spotlight

    What do Emersonians do with their Friday mornings? Hang out with local news stations, of course! Boston's Fox 25 News broadcasted its morning show live from Emerson October 17 as part of it's "Fox 25 Campus Tour" series.

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    Norman Lear celebrated on GMA

    Legendary television producer Norman Lear ’44 was featured on ABC’s Good Morning America for his remarkable career and hit shows.

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    PATHWAYS program featured in Boston Globe

    emersonPATHWAYS, a newly launched program geared toward Boston public high school students, was the subject of a front-page story in the Boston Globe’s G/Arts section.

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    Film festival transforms Emerson LA

    For the first time ever, the College’s annual film festival was held at Emerson College Los Angeles last weekend, October 10–11.

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    Student wins Acclaim TV writing contest

    Benjamin Sack '16 won the Acclaim TV Writing Contest for his spec episode of the FOX comedy New Girl. Nine other Emerson students placed in the contest.

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    Tony winner Comley, MA '94, dines with students

    Several alumni, including Tony Award-winner Bonnie Comley, MA ’94, held intimate discussions with students at two events on October 6, to talk about the television, film, and performing arts fields.

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    Fox 25 live on campus Oct. 17

    Want to show your Emerson spirit on TV? Or just wave hi to your mom!? On Friday, October 17, the Fox 25 Morning News will broadcast live from Emerson College for its  "Fox 25 College Tour" series. 

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    Faculty honored at appreciation event

    Faculty members whose work at Emerson has spanned four decades were honored at the Bordy Theater on October 1 for the first annual Faculty Appreciation Event, organized by The Spirit of Emerson and the Office of Academic Affairs.

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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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