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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.

  • Diana Barton

    Diana Barton Featured in Pembroke Mariner & Reporter

    Alumna Diana Barton ’91 was recently featured in The Pembroke Mariner & Reporter talking about her experience as producer of ABC’s Emmy pre-show.

  • Kat Grosso

    How to get a job in politics

    About once a year, Kathryn Grosso ’05 comes back to campus for a whirlwind tour: she visits her former teacher, Associate Professor Gregory Payne, and then gives informal talks to aspiring, young politicos. 

  • Jordan Salvatoriello

    Plight of Kenyan schoolgirls becomes film

    If there is one thing that can be said about Jordan Salvatoriello, MFA ’12, creator of the award-winning documentary Graceland Girls, it is that she is not willing to settle. 

  • Tony Goldman

    Memorial service slated for Tony Goldman '65

    A memorial service will be held for alumnus and Trustee Tony Goldman ’65 on Tuesday, October 16, at 4:45 pm at Temple Emanu-El in New York City. Goldman died September 5. 

  • Partners Cast

    Sitcom by Mutchnick '87 airs on CBS

    Co-creator of hit television show Will & Grace Max Mutchnick ’87 premiered his new sitcom Partners on September 24. The comedy airs Mondays at 8:30 pm ET on CBS.  

  • The Emmys

    Emersonians and Emmys

    Emerson College once again will send a team of students to Los Angeles to cover the primetime Emmy Awards, which is taking place Sunday, September 23.

  • Photo of Dan Black

    Board of Overseers restructured

    Emerson’s Board of Trustees has approved a significant restructuring of the Board of Overseers, including the appointment of its first nineteen members.

  • Photo of Ann Lembeck Leary

    Ann Leary, Raj Sharma appointed Trustees

    Ann Lembeck Leary, BFA ’85, and Raj Sharma, MS ’83, have been appointed to the Emerson College Board of Trustees.

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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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