Category Archives: Alumni

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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Alumna Schweitzer honored in Forbes’ “30 Under 30″ list

By Alex Reed Student Writer USC Annenberg alumna Callie Schweitzer was honored with a spot on Forbes’ annual “30 under 30 in Media.” The list is compliled by nominations from media industry sources, as well as industry experts who serve as … Continue reading

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USC Annenberg to break ground on new building, launch $150 million fundraising drive

USC Annenberg is ushering in a new era of digital media education, communication and production with the groundbreaking of a visionary new building and the launch of a $150 million fundraising initiative. On Nov. 8, 2012, the University of Southern … Continue reading

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Filmmaker uses social documentation to report on education, life in South LA

A USC Annenberg’s Journalism Director’s Forum recently hosted filmmaker Jennifer Taylor for a discussion and presentation of her upcoming PBS project, “Street Knowledge 2 College.” The project, commissioned by the Latino Public Broadcasting for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting’s American … Continue reading

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New edition of textbook released, co-authored by USC Annenberg Professor and Alumni

By Alex Reed Student Writer Last week, SAGE Publications released the fourth edition of “Racism, Sexism and the Media: Multicultural Issues into the New Communications Age,” co-written by USC Annenberg journalism and communication professor Felix Gutierrez, and USC Annenberg alumni … Continue reading

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Annenberg alumnus, staff member Luna honored at Volunteer Recognition Awards

By Alex Reed Student Writer The USC Alumni Association held its annual Volunteer Recognition Awards on Friday, honoring USC Annenberg’s Kirk Stewart with the Widney Alumni House Award for exceptional service contributions and staff member Amy-Jo Luna with the Volunteer Friend … Continue reading

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