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.

  • Ledwith

    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.

  • DeFrehn

    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.

  • Epstein

    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.

  • Penny

    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.

  • Colbert

    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.

  • Mahoney

    Mahoney '89, longtime journalist, dies at 46

    Chris Mahoney '89, a longtime journalist and part-time faculty member in Journalism from 2008-2012, has died. He was 46.

  • Jealous, Benjamin

    Emerson celebrates civil rights progress

    Emerson College is celebrating 60 years of civil rights progress with events all February long to coincide with Black History Month. On February 3, former NAACP president Benjamin Jealous will lecture and hold a teaching session.

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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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