Alumni

Alumni

 

The  Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture’s journalism graduates hold positions across the media landscape – from community weeklies to major daily newspapers; from small radio and television stations to the national networks; from home-based web start-ups to online conglomerates in New York and California.

We’d love to know what you’re doing, where you are and how we can connect. Contact Lauren Stewart, Assistant Director for Development, for information on working with the School: (804) 827-3761; stewartla@vcu.edu. If you have a moment, please update your contact information.

Here is what some of our journalism graduates have been doing:

Louise Seals

Graduated: ’83
President of Virginia Press Women Foundation
Arbor Day chair at Richmond Tree Stewards
Advisory panel member at RichmondTree Stewards


Eric Slater

Graduated: ’83
Adjunct professor at George Washington University
Manager of copyright, permissions and licensing at American Chemical Society in Washington, D.C.


Laura E. Bland

Graduated: ’85
Editor at Virginia Press Association
Coordinator of Medical Reserve Corps at Virginia Department of Health in Richmond, Va.


Rudy Burwell

Graudated: ’85
Director of Army Reserve Communications at U.S. Army Reserve in Washington, D.C.


Pauline U. Clay

Graduated: ’88
Deputy features editor at the Richmond Times-Dispatch


Luke Funk

Graduated: ’90
Senior web producer at MyFoxNY.com and Fox Television in New York City


Mary Beth Long

Graduated: ’91
Attorney at Berger Schatz in Chicago


Kelli Miller Stacy

Graduated: ’91
Freelance writer and editor at WebMD
Medical writer and editor at NEWScience, Inc. in Atlanta


Max Miller

Graduated: ’92
Owner of Miller Media Holdings
Publisher of The Cross Timbers Gazette newspaper in DentonCounty, Texas


Mark Moskal

Graduated: ’92
Chief executive officer and co-founder at LiveAreaLabs in Seattle


Robb Spewak

Graduated: ’93
Co-host and executive producer of “The Mike O’Meara Show”
Spins records on The Mighty 1630 KCJJ


Maurice Williams

Graduated: ’96
Copy editor at Indianapolis Star


Paul McDaniel

Graduated: ’97
President of EZ Voices
President of TMG Events
On-air talent at Cox Radio
Audio-visual technician at Aviva Rental Systems in Richmond, Va.


Tammy Hobgood Burdick

Graduated: ’03
Market analyst at The Roanoke Times


Ryan Costa

Graduated: ’03
College and university relations manager at The Chronicle of Higher Education in Washington, D.C.


Joey Elswick

Graduated ’03
Director and play-by-play announcer at VCU Athletics


Sharon Ramos

Graduated: ’03
Editorial manuscript coordinator at the American Psychological Association in Washington, D.C.


Karen Bolipata

Graduated: ’07
Staff writer at Institutional Investor in New York


Fateema Blackwell

Graduated: ’08
Editor at NBC12 in Richmond, Va


Bethany Emerson

Graduated: ’08
Associate editor at Richmond Magazine


Chamise Jones

Graduated: ’08/’09 (M.S.)
Multimedia associate at Washington Speakers Bureau


Maureen Linke

Graduated: ’08
Freelance associate producer for CNN.com in Atlanta


Shoshannah Nunez

Graduated: ’08/’09 (M.S.)
News content specialist at WWBT-NBC 12 at Raycom Media in Richmond, Va.


Scott Kennedy

Graduated: ’09
Media and video technician at Atlee Community Church in Richmond, Va.