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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    Basche '90 talks entertainment at Emerson LA

    David Alan Basche '90, an actor on the TV Land show The Exes, recently spoke with students at Emerson College Los Angeles.

  • Acappellaooza

    Four student a cappella groups unite

    Emerson's four a cappella groups will unite for the first time ever Friday, March 28, on stage for a benefit concert to raise money for student and diversity scholarships.

  • Eva Rupert

    Rupert '01 on 'Naked and Afraid'

    Eva Rupert ’01 will be on the Discovery Channel's Naked and Afraid this Sunday, March 23. It's a reality show in shich Rupert and her survival partner are dropped into the wilderness of Madagascar—with no clothes or food—for 21 days.

  • ELA screen

    Showtime for Bright Screening Room West

    The Bright Family Screening Room West at Emerson College Los Angeles had its first two official screenings last week, including one that featured "microdocumentary" films shot and edited with cutting-edge 4K technology.

  • Gergely, Blye

    Comedy TV alumni share advice

    A full house plus a comedy television legend, Allan Blye, showed up at Emerson College Los Angeles on March 13 for a panel discussion with several alumni who work in the business today.

  • Mayne

    Architect Mayne discusses Emerson LA design

    Pritzker Prize-winning architect Thom Mayne stopped by his creation, the new Emerson College Los Angeles, on March 11 and talked to a packed crowd about how the building was designed.

  • Menounos ’00 on KTTV LA, talks about her new show

    Alumna Maria Menounos talks about her new show Chasing Maria Menounos, premiering on the Oxygen Channel on Tuesday, March 18.

  • Anaridis Rodriguez

    Alumna joins Weather Channel

    Anaridis Rodriguez, MA '11, may be the first news anchor to specifically work for The Weather Channel when its new morning show launches March 17.

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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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