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  • Blackwell

    CW executive gets Emerson degree, oversees hit show

    Traci Blackwell is a CW television network executive relishing in a Golden Globe win for a show she oversees, Jane the Virgin, just months after receiving her Emerson College master's degree.

  • patriots

    Poll: 47% say Patriots cheated

    The Emerson College Polling Society (ECPS) says 47 percent of Americans think the New England Patriots are “cheaters” in the wake of the so-called Deflategate scandal.

  • AAPORTI

    Polling Society admitted to national organization

    The Emerson College Polling Society (ECPS) has been named a Charter Member of the American Association of Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) Transparency Initiative—joining the ranks of more than 20 top polling organizations, including the Pew Research Center, the Gallup Organization, and the Washington Post.

  • Olympics Boston

    Boston Olympics proposed by students in project

    Kelsey Doherty ’14 Donovan Birch ’14, and Luke Fraser ’14, did a project for their sports communication class last spring advocating for the 2024 Olympics to come to Boston.

  • Powerade

    Student Powerade Olympics ad gets award

    A spec television commercial for Powerade that was produced last year by more than 40 Emerson students majoring in marketing or film recently received a Hatch Award from The Ad Club of Boston—recognizing an interesting outside-the-classroom collaboration.

  • Vogel

    Cisco visits Emerson marketing class

    Marketing executives from Cisco recently used the ideas of Emerson graduate students to help boost the software company’s “Internet of everything” campaign.

  • Casselman

    LA graduates search for local jobs

    Like many recent Emerson College Los Angeles graduates, Leah Casselman ’14 and Brad Cryan ’14 are staying in southern California after they complete their studies this month, joining the 4,000 other alumni who have settled in the region.

  • Gianvito

    Gianvito: Sony attempts to protect profits

    Sony’s decision to axe the movie The Interview due to an unprecedented cyber attack, which U.S. officials are blaming on North Korea, could have a lot to do with protecting its profits, said John Gianvito, a filmmaker and Emerson associate professor.