Category Archives: Alumni

Storify: USC Annenberg Welcomes Back Alumni For #ASCJHomecoming

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USC Annenberg at the 2014 Online News Association Conference

The Online News Association held their annual conference and awards banquet at the end of September in Chicago, with numerous USC Annenberg faculty and staff members in attendance. Professor Robert Hernandez gave a presentation on wearable technology — such as Google … Continue reading

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Alumni Notes: Where Are They Now?

News and notes as reported by our esteemed graduates. From books published to awards won, here’s a sampling of what our alumni are up to. Bill Owen (B.A. Telecommunications ’53) is the author of “Dropping Names: 60 Plus Years of … Continue reading

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Q&A: Political Analysis and Media with Rebecca Black Donatelli

Online pioneer R. Rebecca “Becki” Black Donatelli is a USC alumna and president of Campaign Solutions/Connell Donatelli. She served as the chief Internet consultant to both of Senator John McCain’s presidential races, and was the first person to raise political … Continue reading

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Annenberg Board of Councilors Member Named New Publisher of the Washington Post

USC Annenberg Board of Councilors member Frederick J. Ryan, Jr. was recently named the new publisher of The Washington Post. According to a story from The Washington Post, Ryan has had his eye on the position since earlier this year. … Continue reading

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Annenberg Alumni Kick Off ‘Meet the Directors’ Series in Orange County

The inaugural event in the USC Annenberg Alumni Relations “Meet the Director” series was hosted Aug. 27 at the Orange County home of Annenberg alumna Jacki Cisneros and her husband Gilbert Cisneros. More than 50 alumni, parents and friends were in attendance, … Continue reading

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Annenberg Alum Julie Chen Speaks with Students About Changing Journalism Field

Journalist and television personality Julie Chen stopped by the new Wallis Annenberg Hall Tuesday night to speak with students about her own Annenberg experience and the changing nature of the journalism field. Chen visited Professor Mary Murphy’s JOUR 381: Entertainment, … Continue reading

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USC Annenberg Alum Talks With Sporting News About Social Media and Sports

USC Annenberg Alum Josh Tucker was quoted in a Sporting News article about how Instagram and Vine are redefining social media and branding for sports teams. According to Tucker, who is now the Social Media Coordinator for the Los Angeles … Continue reading

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Truthdig Wins Webby Award For Best Political Blog

Truthdig, a political news website founded by USC Annenberg professor Robert Scheer and alumna Zuade Kaufman, won the Webby People’s Voice Award for best political blog for 2014. The site won its first Webby Award in this category in 2007 … Continue reading

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Daily Trojan Writes Story About USC Annenberg Fundraising Milestone

USC student publication the Daily Trojan wrote a story about USC Annenberg hitting the $100 million mark in its long-term fundraising initiative. USC Annenberg aims to raise $150 million by June 2018. This is part of a university-wide goal to … Continue reading

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