Graduate Success

Journalism graduates are successful, regardless of whether they ultimately choose a career in journalism.


Alexis Angelus, ’20, Content Coordinator at Nurture Life

Riley Blake, ’20, Staff Writer at Capital News Service

Jordan Daniel, ’20, Public Relations Intern at The Brand Guild

Stacey Dec, ’20, Web Producer at Washington Examiner

Lindsay Emery, ’20, Communications Associate at PAE

Jocelyn Grzeszczak, ’20, Breaking News Fellow at Newsweek

Lena Jacobson, ’20, Staff Writer at Capital News Service

Julia Raimondi, ’20, Customer Success and Marketing Associate at Brink’s Money Solutions

Katherine Schulte, ’20, Editorial Intern at Henrico Citizen/T3 Media, LLC

C.J. Slavin, ’20, Associate at AlphaSights

Haley Zhao, '20, M.S. Candidate in Integrated Marketing Communications at Northwestern University


Colby Alvino, ’19, Account Associate at W2O Group

Molly Brind’Amour, ’19, Partnership Development VISTA at Enrichmond Foundation

Claire Comey ’19, Graduate Student at the Washington University in St. Louis

Amanda Corbosiero, ’19, Specialist and Sales Development Representative at BrightEdge

Kay Dervishi, ’19, Staff Reporter at New York Nonprofit Media

Sabrina Escobar Miranda, ’19, Master of Science Student at the University of Oxford/ Freelance Writer

Jasmine Fernandez, ’19, Reporting Intern at Newsday

Caitlin Helsley, ’19, Television Producer at WCIV ABC News 4

Louise Howorth, ’19, Assistant Account Executive at Braithwaite Communications

Joshua Kim, ’19, Staff Writer at Ocean City Today

Ashlee Korlach, ’19, Copy Editor at the Washington Examiner

Sydney Lake, ’19, Staff Writer at Fortune Magazine

Melanie Lippert, ’19, Communications Fellow at the National Wildlife Federation

Hunter Moyler, ’19, Reporting Fellow at Newsweek

Abby Muthoni, ’19, Marketing and Social Media Coordinator at First Arriving in Ashland, Va.

Lucy Nalen, ’19, Publicity Assistant at Simon and Schuster, New York City

Bri Park, ’19, Resident Teacher at Indian River School District

Sophie Pilkington, ’19, Marketing Coordinator at Roller Rabbit

Abby Seaberg, ’19, Social Media Editor, Surfing Instructor, Event Promoter, Sales Associate at Levitate Surf and Skate

Kaori Tachibana, ’19, Curator at Digital America


Elizabeth David, ’18, Account Coordinator at Hunter Public Relations

Charlotte Dowell, ’18, Retail Website Manager at Julie Vos

Walter Johnson, ’18, Fellowship with Outside Magazine in Santa Fe, NM

Caroline Queally, ’18, Junior Media Investor at Wieden and Kennedy

Dylan Rowell, ’18, Cast Member at Disney World

Nidhi Sharma, ’18, Assistant News Editor at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Chloe Simpson, ’18, Customer Service Representative at Bed, Bath & Beyond

Kayla Solsbak, ’18, Neighborhood Support Specialist at Neighbors West Northwest

Jennie Trejo, ’18, Bilingual Teacher at Teach for America Corps Member in Dallas, Texas

Kay Trulaske, ’18, Assistant Account Executive at LaFORCE

Jake Wood, ’18, J.D. Candidate at Vanderbilt University


Annie Blanc, ’17, Student at Tulane University Law School

Charlie Broaddus, ’17, Content Specialist, Email Manager and Copywriter at Dean Graziosi

Kaitlyn Burke, ’17, Program Manager at Dow Jones

Jess Dankenbring, ’17, Freelancer and Photographer

Elliot Dennis, ’17, Director at SquareFoot

Zachary Halaschak, ’17, Breaking News Reporting at the Washington Examiner

Megan Healy, ’17, Higher Education Consulting Analyst at Huron

Danny Heifetz, ’17, Editorial Assistant at The Ringer

Damian Hondares, ’17, English Teacher at the Linden Hall School for Girls and a Freelancer at LNP Media Group in Lancaster, Pa.

Audrey Jordan, ’17, Trade Marketing Coordinator at Charlotte Tillbury Beauty

Hannah Matheson, ’17, Marketing Administrator at Strive2Move

Maggie Pope, ’17, Assistant Director of Communications for the Atlantic 10

Lindsay Schneider, ’17, Associate Editor, Special Projects at the Skimm

Missy Schrott, ’17, Editor at the Alexandria Times

Holly Speck, ’17, Graduate Teaching Assistant at Kansas State University

Caroline Utz, ’17, Associate Editor, MyDomaine at Dotdash


Tracee Carter, ’16, On-Air Personality at CW Richmond, 103.7 PLAY, Richmond

Maria Fernandez, ’16, Program Associate at The Literacy Lab, Washington, D.C.

Catherine McTiernan, ’16, Associate Project Manager at Harrison and Star

Hunter Ross, ’16, J.D. Candidate at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law

Jack Nicholson, ’16, Literacy Teacher for Seventh Graders at East End Prep, Greater Nashville Area, Tenn.

Brooke Harty, ’16, Consultant at Deloitte Consulting, Washington, D.C.


Megan Haggerty, ’15, Account Supervisor at Droga5, New York

Oliver Murphy, ’15, Account Director at Calcium, Washington Crossing, Pa.

Erin Flynn, ’15, Associate Branded Content Editor at Well+Good, New York

Brennen Lutz, ’15, Associate Producer at Fox News Channel, New York

Rebecca Wilson, ’15, Designer for Digital and Print at San Diego Magazine, San Diego

Elizabeth Potter, ’15, Energy Policy Reporter at S&P Global Market Intelligence, Washington, D.C., Metro Area


Marina Askari, ’14, Senior Growth Marketer, Partner Marketing at ezCater, Greater Boston Area

Zach Kerr, Field Information Reporter at Jesus Film Project, Orlando, Fla.

Kylie McKenna, ’14, Director at The Levinson Group, Washington, D.C., Metro Area

Catherine Sinclair, ’14, reporter, Plant City (Fla.) Observer

Maggie Burch, ’14, Editorial Team Lead at the Global Savings Group, Atlanta, Ga.

Brennan Long, ’14, Digital Editor, Social at Southern Living, Austin, Texas

Benjamin Panko, ’14, Science Writer at Carnegie Mellon University, Greater Pittsburgh Area


Scott Himelein, ’13, Student at Temple University, James E. Beasley School of Law, Philadelphia, Pa.

Anika Kempe, ’13, Assistant Director of Communications at the UVA Health Foundation, Charlottesville, Va.

Molly Gentzel, ’13, Senior HR Associate at Capital One, Washington, D.C.

Jessica Racioppi, ’13, Marketing Manager, MBA Rotational Program at Shiseido, New York, N.Y.


Rachael Bilney, ’12, Director of Development, Major Gifts at the University of Louisville Athletics, Louisville, Ky.

Andrew Prezioso, ’12, Production Assistant at Turner Sports, Atlanta, Ga.

Fred Shaia, ’12, Ph. D. Student and Presidential Fellow at Brown University, College Hill, R.I.

Rachael Specter, ’12, Content Marketing Manager at NeoStrata Company, a Johnson and Johnson Company, Fort Washington, Pa.

Jordan Trippeer, ’12, Screenwriter, Los Angeles

Masato Tsuruta, ’12, Senior Operation Strategist at Google, Singapore

Brittany Brady ’12, Field Producer at CNN, New York


Kristy Burkhardt, ’11, Client Reporting and Communications Associate at Harbourvest Partners, Greater Boston Area

Ali Eaves Stauffer, ’11, Vice President of Marketing, City Fitness, Philadelphia

Elizabeth Hyman, ’11, Associate at Morris H. Hyman, Greater New Orleans Area

Zak Kozuchowski, ’11, Founder at Rooted Solutions, Greater Detroit Area

Reilly Moore, ’11, Associate at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, Richmond

Mary Morgan, ’11, Self-Employed Artist

Julia Pepe, ’11, Creative Producer at Airbnb, Greater Los Angeles Area


Guv Callahan, ’10, Content Marketing Specialist at HotSchedules, Austin, Texas

Jacqueline (Raithel) Bolt, ’10, Recruiting Specialist at Aperture Solutions Group, Greater Nashville Area, Tenn.

Stephen Utz, ’10, Sports Information Director at Indiana University Southeast, Louisville, Ky.


Carly Gorga, ’09, Director of Creative Strategy, Brand Marketing at Penguin Random House, New York

David Larter, ’09, Naval Warfare Reporter for the Defense News, Washington, D.C.

Kimberly Leonard, ’09, Senior Healthcare Reporter for the Business Insider, Washington, D.C.

Dan Petty, ’09, Director of Audience Development at Media News Group, Greater Denver Area, Colo. He was part of the team at the Denver Post that won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for the paper’s coverage of the Aurora movie theater massacre.

Tess Tallman, ’09, Digital Operations Manager, TBS & TNT for the Turner Broadcasting System, Greater Los Angeles Area, Calif.


Ryan Byrnes, ’08, Litigation Associate at Freehill Hogan & Mahar LLP, Greater New York City Area

Chris Hamby, ’08, Investigative Reporter at The New York Times, Washington, D.C., Metro Area. In 2014, while working for the Center for Public Integrity, he won the Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting. He did a three-part series on the mistreatment of coal miners with Black Lung Disease.

Kim Holzinger, ’08, Account Director, Client Experience at Weber Shandwick, San Francisco Bay Area

Kathleen Shea-Porter, ’08, Director of Marketing at National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), Washington, D.C.

Sam Widdoes, ’08, President, Co-Founder of District-33, Santa Monica

Christopher Yates, ’08, Senior Graphics Editor at Law360, New York, N.Y.


Katie Bell, ’07, Associate Director of Donor Relations at University of Richmond

Catherine Cribbs, ’07, Director of Digital Engagement at University of Richmond

Laurie Clark, ’07, Co-Founder at ClarkCaspi, Philadelphia, Pa.

Laura Sullivan Kinsella, ’07, Registered Nurse, Emergency Department at the Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington, D.C.

Trey Wydysh, ’07, Digital Content Editor at The Buffalo News, Buffalo, N.Y.


Kerry Benn, ’06, Assistant Managing Editor at Law360, New York, N.Y.

Elizabeth Wilkerson Caroon, ’06, Public Information Coordinator, Chesterfield County Police Department, Chesterfield, Va.

Matt Deegan, ’06, History Teacher, Charlottesville High School, Charlottesville, Va.

David Evans, ’06, Senior Producer at CNBC, New York, N.Y.

David Kaufmann, ’06, Producer at Devonsheer Media, Greater Los Angeles Area


Pamela Barone, ’05, Drupal Strategist, Sydney, Australia

Ashleigh (Heck) Brock, ’05, Assistant to the President, University of Richmond

Adam Coughlin, ’05, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at York IE, Greater Boston Area

Marisa Donelan, ’05, Associate Director of Communication, Milton Academy, Milton, Mass.

Elisabeth Edelman, ’05, Founder at Golden Word, Richmond

Melanie Mayhew, ’05, Deputy, Campaigns and Content at International Finance Corporation, Washington, D.C., Metro Area


Charlie Ban, ’04, Digital Editor and Senior Writer at the National Association of Counties and Editor in Chief of RunWashington, Washington, D.C.

Ryan Bonner, ’04, Regional Editor at Long Island/Hudson Valley, Long Island, N.Y.

Jack Goodson, ’04, Corporate Communications Specialist, Five Guys Enterprises, Lorton, Va.

Preston Knight, ’04, Reporter, Northern Virginia Daily News

Amy McMullen, ’04, Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney, Loudon County, Va.


Lauren Nardella, ’03, Freelance Writer/Editor, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Jessica Sabbath, ’03, Managing Editor at Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission, Richmond, Va., Area


Annie Allen, ’02, Freelance Producer, Greater New York City Area

David Gordon, ’02, Senior Editing Producer, The Arizona Republic


Gregg Giuffrida, ’01, Owner of Gound Game Planning LLC, Greater Atlanta Area

Mike Ward, ’01, Chief Brand Driver, Milepost 0 Creative, Richmond

Rebecca Miller, ’01, Editor at Associated Press, New York, N.Y.


Stacey Brucia, ’00, Senior PR Manager and Media Relations Specialist at Hodges Partnership, Greater New York City Area

Mike Connors, ’00, Digital and Social Media Specialist at Norfolk Academy, Norfolk, Va.

Rob Davis, ’00, Reporter at The Oregonian, Portland, Ore.

Colleen Long, ’00, Journalist at Associated Press (Homeland Security and Immigration), Washington, D.C., Metro Area

Kellie Schmitt, ’00, Seattle-based Health Journalist, Seattle, Wash.


Tom Lappas, ’98, Founding Editor and Owner, The Henrico Citizen, Va.

Chris White, ’98, Director of Creative Marketing at the DC Improve, Washington, D.C., Metro Area

Chris Wright, ’98, Deputy Director at CQ Roll Call, Washington, D.C.


Sean Ryan, ’97, Co-Founder of the College Baseball Insider, Vice President of Media Relations at The Hodges Partnership, Richmond

Mac Slocum, ’97, Senior Manager of Content Marketing at Uptycs, Greater Boston Area


Jessica (Ronky) Haddad, ’93, Editorial Director at Richmond Magazine, Richmond, Va., Area


Phil Riggan, ’92, Transportation Planner at the Richmond Regional Planning District Commission, Richmond, Va., Area


Will Jones ’91, Public Relations Specialist at Henrico County


Bill Lohmann, ’79, Columnist and Feature Writer at Richmond Times-Dispatch, Richmond, Va., Area

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Katie McMasters, Reporter for the Red Eye, The Chicago Tribune

Elizabeth Wilkerson, Reporter, Northern Virginia Daily News