Emma Adelson ’16 Audience Services Coordinator, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Lizzie Hutchins ’16 Youth Media Instructor (CTEP Americorps Member), Independent Filmmaker Project Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minnesota

Heather Johansen ’16 High School English Teacher, Green Dot Public Schools / Teach For America, Memphis, Tennessee

Mackenzie Martin ’16 Operations Director, WXPR Public Radio, Rhinelander, Wisconsin

Kayla Steinberg ’16  Editorial Fellow at Twin Cities Daily Planet

Zosha Winegar-Schultz ’16 PhD Student, Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature, University of Minnesota

Anna Andersen ’15 Freelance videographer and photographer, New York City

Nick Contino ’15 Director of Afterschool Community, Jewish Kids Groups, Atlanta, GA

Marian Herzog ‘15 Wisconsin Public Television Production Crew

William Kent­-Daggett ‘15 Web Developer, Stink Studios, Los Angeles, CA

Anna Levine ‘15 Jennifer David, Creative Producer Internship

Sydney Nolan ‘15 International OCD Foundation ­ Boston, MA Communications Assistant

Simona Zappas ’15 Station Coordinator, WFNU Frogtown, Saint Paul, MN

April N. Bethea ‘14 Doctor of Philosophy in Media and Cultural Studies at University of Wisconsin/Madison

Caitlin R. Bixby ’14  Junior Technical Consultant, Smokeball productivity software for small law firms

Noah M. Koch ‘14  WorkART Fellow, Center for German and European Studies

Johanna Armstrong ’13 4th Grade English Teacher, Shanghai Pinghe School, Shanghai, China • Completed graduate degree in International Studies with Concordia University Irvine, studying video game addiction in China.

Laura Cox ‘13 Associate Producer at SHINE Storytelling, Santa Monica, CA

Hanna Hurr ’13 Editor, Mask Magazine, New York City

Andrew Keefe, ’13 Policy Analyst and Truman-Albright Fellow Division of Child and Family Development, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation Administration for Children and Families at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in Washington, DC.

Rebecca Morelo Jackson ’13 Programming Assistant, Cine Las Americas International Film Festival, Austin, TX • Master’s student in Latin American Studies and Media Studies at the University of Texas at Austin and independent film producer

Danielle Lauren Dweck ’12 Copywriter, Fisher-Price, Writer for Funny or Die, Co-creator and head writer of web series “Derailed”, New York City

Kim Brown ’11 Producer/Editor, Postcard, New York City. Worked on the Olympic Features and Documentaries Team at NBC Sports for four years before starting her own company and pursuing freelance work as an Editor. Received three Emmy awards.

Lauryn Gutierrez ’11 Communications Associate, Rewire,

Rose Holdorf ’11 Manager, Media Institute for Social Change, Craft and Education Intern, North House Folk School, Grand Marais, MN

Nicholas Huelster ’11 is a writer and PhD Student of French Literature in the Romance Studies department at Cornell University.

Leigh York ’11 PhD Candidate, Cornell University German Studies, Ithaca, NY

Andrew Anastasi ’10 PhD Student in Sociology, CUNY Graduate Center, New York City

Siarhei Biareishyk Postdoctoral Research Associate, Center for Literary and Cultural Research (Zentrum für Literatur- und Kulturforschung), Berlin, Germany

Emily Cox ’10 Access Specialist, Mid-Continent Public Library, Kansas City, MO

Rose Friedman ’10 has been working her way up through the editorial ranks at NPR in Washington DC. She has recently been producing MPR podcasts

Jeremy Meckler ’10 Media and Cultural Studies Department Coordinator, Macalester College, PhD student in Comparative Studies in Discourse and Society, University of Minnesota

Kristin Riegel ’10  Associate Pastor, Second Presbyterian Church (KCMO), Kansas City, MO

Quinn Rivenburgh ’10 Art Therapist, Rape Victim Advocates, Chicago, IL • Will graduate with a MA in Art Therapy and Counseling from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in May 2017

Aaron Rosenblum ’10 Co-founder and printer, and does community outreach, at Living Proof Print Collective

Joe VanEeckhout ’10 Independent Documentary Filmmaker, Nairobi, Keny

Peter Valelly ’10 Electronic Marketing Coordinator, University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, PA

Claudia Leung ’08 Program Associate, San Francisco Arts Commission

Raina Fox ’08 Partnerships Director, Millenium Campus Network, Boston, MA • MA Degree in Public Humanities from Brown University ’14, with a focus on memory politics, civic engagement, and social justice

Alexis Walstad ’08 Co-Executive Director, Karen Organization of Minnesota, serving refugees from Burma living in Minnesota and the United States, Roseville, MN

Andrew Judd ‘07 is producing independent media in Oregon and doing social service work in Africa

Gizem Algan ’06 Supervising Producer at Havas Health, New York, NY. She directs and produces videos, motion graphics pieces and 3D animation for advertising clients and also does freelance photography as she branches out in her career.

Kenyon DeVault ’06 Director of Development, Jumpstart, San Francisco, CA • MA Degree in Nonprofit Administration from the University of San Francisco School of Management ’16

Sara Kiener ’06 founded Film Presence. Founded in 2010, Film Presence helps filmmakers find, connect and engage with their audiences. She also founded Underhill Films, a small film distribution company in New York

Tamara Olson ’06 Completed a master’s in interactive communications from New York University at the Tisch School of the Arts, worked as the lead information architect for The New York Observer, and is now a freelance web designer based in New York

Laura McLam ’05 Graduated in film studies from Emerson College and recently showed her film, “I Love Children, But …” at the Boston International Film Festival

Bassam Jarbawi ’05 Studied narrative filmmaking in the graduate film division of Columbia University and recently had a short film shown at the Sundance Film Festival

Peter Kirschmann ‘05 attended Harvard Graduate School of Education with a specialty in youth media

Amelia MacRae ’05 Associate Director of Foundation Relations at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and also a working filmmaker

Katie Eukel, ’04 President/CEO of Fourth Sector Consulting, communication and public relations firm

Bassam Jarbawi, ‘03  Columbia University Film School, now a filmmaker focusing on Palestine Occupied Territories, and has had his films selected for several independent film festivals

Nicole Smythe-Johnson ’03  attended University of Leeds UK, now working as Project Manager and independent curator at the National Gallery of Jamaica

Ben Davis ’01 is an art critic living and working in New York. Author of the book 9.5 Theses on Art and Class (Haymarket, 2013) as well as numerous essays on contemporary art that have appeared in such publications as Art PapersFriezeNew YorkSlate.com, and the Village Voice. He is currently critic-in-residence at Montclair State University and national art critic for artnet News

Laurel Askue, ’01
Experienced Program Administer, Communications Specialist, Event Planner and Global Leader in Conservation Education Greater Atlanta Area Nonprofit Organization Management