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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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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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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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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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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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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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