Category Archives: Alumni

Dan Birman releases documentary on aviator Bob Hoover

Journalism Professor and documentary filmmaker Dan Birman debuted his latest work, “Perfecting Flight: Bob Hoover,” to a crowd of 500 aviation experts and celebrities at a Feb. 21 special Paramount Studios event. The film is just the latest in a long … Continue reading

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Fishbowl LA Highlights Online Master of Communication Management Grads

On May 29, Fishbowl LA’s Richard Horgan posted a short piece about the first group of virtual grads from USC Annenberg’s Master of Communication Management program. The program welcomed 47 graduates, about half of whom attended the on-campus ceremonies on … Continue reading

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Students, alumni announced as finalists for SoCal Journalism Awards

USC Annenberg students, alumni and faculty received more than two dozen nominations for the Los Angeles Press Club’s 55th Annual SoCal Journalism Awards. Students from USC Annenberg’s student operated news site Neon Tommy , and USC’s television multimedia news operation, Annenberg … Continue reading

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USC Annenberg grad is the LA Dodgers’ “digital cheerleader”

By Alex Reed Student Writer LA Weekly’s Howard Cole profiled USC Annenberg Graduate Josh Tucker (’11), who is now working as the social media coordinator for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Tucker has gathered a following of more than 250,000 on … Continue reading

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Alumna Schweitzer makes Business Insider’s “30 Most Important Women Under 30 In Tech” list

Business Insider named alumna Callie Schweitzer (B.A. Journalism ’11) to its “30 Most Important Women Under 30 In Tech” list, adding that, “She is literally the future of media.” Schweitzer was honored with a spot on Forbes’ annual “30 under … Continue reading

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Alumni panel tells Communication Management students to network, intern and job shadow

USC Annenberg Communication Management students learned from alumni the secrets of getting a job Wednesday evening. Professor Rebecca Weintraub, director of the Masters of Communication Management program, moderated the alumni event attended by about 50 students. Several panelists said one … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Times features dance show started at USC Annenberg

By Krista Daly Student Writer USC Annenberg showcased The Underground: From the Streets to the Stage last semester as the first street dance performed on stage. The live krump show is in the spotlight once again in an article the … Continue reading

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Recent USC Annenberg grad now at the Los Angeles Business Journal

By Krista Daly Student Writer USC Annenberg alumni Ryan Faughnder recently landed a job as a staff writer at the Los Angeles Business Journal. Faughnder said he had two mentors at USC that helped him develop and fine-tune his business-reporting chops: … Continue reading

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2012 Communication alumna Birchfield on choosing USC: “This is where I’m meant to be”

By Jackson DeMos In a “Connect Interview” on burnyourresume.com, recent alumna Ailie Birchfield (B.A. Communication ’12) said one of the reasons she chose to attend USC was because she could see herself fitting in with the university’s culture. “The students … Continue reading

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Journalism alumni win host of awards in 2012

School of Journalism alumni won a variety of awards in 2012 contests, the citations given for a broad range of work that includes news coverage of race and gender, investigative reporting and digital story-telling. Rocio Zamora, an associate producer at … Continue reading

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