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.

  • Alumni nominated for Tony Awards

    Mothers and Sons, a Broadway play directed by Sheryl Kaller ’82 with Srda Vasiljevic ’14, the assistant director, has received two nominations. 

  • Alums talk 'Star Wars' animation

    Hollywood animation editors Jason Tucker '90 and Nate Cormier '09 visited Emerson April 2 for a discussion titled "The Role of the Animation Editor" with faculty member and TV producer Kevin Bright '76.

  • Voice of Green Bay Packers is Wayne Larrivee '77

    Larrivee was in Dallas to do play-by-play coverage of the match-up between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Packers. It was his second Super Bowl gig in a nearly 35-year radio career.

  • Israeli Consul General visits Emerson

    The Consul General of Israel in New York, Ido Aharoni, MA '90, spoke to undergraduate Marketing Communication students about global branding in a campus visit January 27.

  • Goldstone ’71 elected to TV technology board

    Ira Goldstone ’71, a Univision executive, was elected this month to the Advanced Television Systems Committee Inc. (ATSC) an international nonprofit organization developing voluntary standards for the entire range of advanced television systems.

  • 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.

  • Lippman '13 named outstanding broadcaster

    Ross Lippman '13 was named most outstanding sportscaster of 2013 by the Sportscaster Talent Agency of America.

  • Alumna co-produces Broadway's "Priscilla Queen of the Desert"

    Bonnie Comley, MA ’94, is one of the producers of Broadway’s Priscilla Queen of the Desert: The Musical, an adaptation of the Australian movie of the same title that was released in 1994.


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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