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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    Emerson LA grand opening set

    A week-long series of events—starting with a ticketed gala with several high-profile guests on Saturday, March 8—will celebrate the grand opening of Emerson College Los Angeles.

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    Actor Creighton '01 profiled in NY Times

    Michael Cyril Creighton '01 was profiled in the New York Times February 19 for his upcoming acting debut.

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    Internship Fair students share success stories

    Fifty employers are expected to set up informational booths at this semester's Internship Fair, which has a high success rate in getting Emerson students work experience at top companies.

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    DeFrehn '04, of 'Vampire Academy,' in Globe

    Jillian Preger DeFrehn '04 was featured in the Boston Globe for her red carpet appearance at the premiere of Vampire Academy.

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    TV writer excited for Emerson LA

    Television writing consultant and part-time faculty member Debra Epstein already sees the benefits of her students living and workting at the new Emerson College Los Angeles.

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    Penny '12 works for U.S. Olympic Committee

    It's no surprise that Brandon Penny '12 is working at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi as digital media content manager for teamusa.org.

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    Farrell, MA '08, on Grammy-winning team

    Alumna Chrissy Farrell, MA '08, an associate proucer for Hachette Book Group, was on the team that accepted a Grammy award for Stephen Colbert's audio book on January 26.  

  • Ray '14 blends film, marketing in Los Angeles

    Alyssa Ray '14, a Marketing Communication major who worked on the first Emerson Independent Film Festival, is attending the new Emerson College Los Angeles this semester.

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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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