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.

  • Megan Marshall wins Pulitzer Prize

    Associate Professor Megan Marshall has won a 2014 Pulitzer Prize for her biography Margaret Fuller. Evan Allen '11 was also on the Boston Globe team that won a Pulitzer for the Boston Marathon bombings coverage.

  • Jay Leno '73 to receive Harvard's Hasty Pudding Award

    Emerson College alumnus Jay Leno ’73, host of his own comedy show for nearly two decades, was named the Hasty Pudding Theatricals’ 2011 Man of the Year, according to The Harvard Crimson.

  • Miracles, compassion focus of 9/11 vigil

    An alumna whose mother died on American Airlines Flight 11 reflected on the tragedy at Emerson's 12th annual 9/11 vigil on Boston Common.

  • Film follows vet with PTSD

    A documentary co-produced by an Emerson alumnus that follows a U.S. Marine veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder as he rode a bicycle from Boston to Washington, D.C., will premiere January 14.

  • Sportscaster awards for recent Journalism grads

    Two recent graduates of the Journalism Department are being recognized by the Sportscasters Talent Agency of America, which honors the most outstanding collegiate radio and television sportscasters in the country.

  • Alumni's film featured in Asian American film fest

    Model Minority will be screened at the Bright Family Screening Room on Saturday, October 27, at 4:00 pm as part of the Boston Asian American Film Festival.

  • Himmer's Bee-Loud Glade explores silence

    The concept of “unplugging” from the demands of life and society has gained interest in recent years, as many people feel pressured day and night to respond to emails, to be available for work, and to stay abreast of trends.

  • State of the College

    Emerson President Lee Pelton released his annual State of the College address to the Emerson community on October 31.

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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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