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.

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  • Yuri Cataldo

    Cataldo on new BCE major, Boston Globe

    Marketing Communication Executive-in-Residence Yuri Cataldo, director of Emerson’s Business of Creative Enterprises program, was interviewed for a business story in the Boston Globe about the new major, which launches in fall 2016.

  • Peter Flynn

    Flynn’s doc film praised on Indiewire.com

    Senior Scholar-in-Residence in Visual and Media Arts Peter Flynn’s documentary is listed on Indiewire.com’s “10 Must-See Documentaries” at DOC NYC 2015. 

  • Cristina Kotz Cornejo

    Emerson’s Women in Film and Media Summit in Boston Globe

    The Boston Globe’s Names section featured a write-up and photo from Emerson’s first Women in Film and Media Summit, organized by VMA Associate Chair and Professor Cristina Kotz Cornejo.

  • Camillo Ramirez

    Ramirez photos featured on CNN.com

    Assistant Professor in Visual and Media Arts and photographer Camillo Ramirez documented 5,500 miles of the Gulf Coast, from Florida to Texas, since the 2010 oil spill. CNN.com featured his photos.

  • Joshua Polster

    Polster quoted in The Jewish Week on Miller Play

    Associate Professor of Performing Arts Joshua Polster was featured in The Jewish Week for his expert insight on playwright Arthur Miller’s Incident at Vichy. This year marks the centennial anniversary of the famed writer’s birth.

  • Pearl Wible

    Wible ’05 on Variety’s List of Film Leaders

    Alumna Pearl Wible is the Director of Digital Content and Strategy for Legendary Entertainment. And now she’s also one of Variety’s selected New Top Hollywood Leaders in Film.

  • Jae Williams

    Alumni Win Artist Fellowships from The Boston Foundation

    Danielle Legros Georges ’86 and Jae Williams ’08 are among 10 local artists announced by The Boston Foundation to be in the fourth cohort of Brother Thomas Fellows. 

  • Riley talks Righteous Brothers on OnPoint

    Assistant Professor in Journalism Tim Riley was a guest with singer-songwriter Bill Medley of the Righteous Brothers on NPR’s On Point with Tom Ashbrook. 

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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