Alya Ansari ’19, PhD Student, Comparative Studies in Discourse and Society, University of Minnesota

Trinity Gao ’19, Master of Science in Television: Producing/Management and Master of Science in Media Science, Boston University

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

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

Kayla Steinberg ’16, Editorial Fellow at Twin Cities Daily Planet

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

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

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

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

Anna Levine ’15, Jennifer David, Creative Producer Internship

Ben Bartenstein ’15, Bloomberg News foreign correspondent

Marian Herzog ’15, Wisconsin Public Television Production Crew

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

Sarah Olander ’15, Americorps Member, Community Technology Empowerment Project, Saint Paul Neighborhood Network

Simona Zappas ’15, Youth Programs Coordinator, Walker Art Center

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

Will Kent-Daggett ’15, Creative Developer, Stink Studios, Los Angeles, CA

Alana Horton ’14, Director of Marketing and Communications, Cedar Cultural Center

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, Marketing Specialist, High Council

Prakshi Malik ’14, MFA in film production, U of Texas at Austin

Andrew Keefe ’13, Ph.D Program in Sociology, Harvard U

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

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

Rebecca Jackson ’13, Necia Media Collective, El Paso, TX

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

Diego Ruiz ’12, Senior Account Executive, M+R. San Francisco

Anthony Tran ’11, Director of Innovation, Hello Design

James Christenson ’11, Independent Filmmaker

Kimberly 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 four Emmy awards.

Lauryn Gutierrez ’11, Communications Associate, Rewire

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

Nicholas Huelster ’11, PhD Student of French Literature in the Romance Studies department at Cornell University.

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

Aaron Rosenblum ’10, Medical Student, University of Minnesota

Andrew Anistasi ’10, Ph.D Program in Sociology, CUNY Graduate Center, NYC

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

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

Joe VanEeckhout ’10, Independent Documentary Filmmaker, Nairobi, Kenya

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

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

Quinn Rivenburgh ’10, Art Therapist, Minneapolis MN

Rose Friedman ’10, NPR Editor, Wash. DC

Siarhei Biareishyk ’10, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Center for Literary and Cultural Research (Zentrum für Literatur- und Kulturforschung), Berlin, Germany

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

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

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

Nicole Smythe-Johnson ’07, Independent Curator, Freelance Writer and Editor

Andrea Bronson ’06, Marketing Communications Manager at Authors Guild

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, Tamara Olson received her Master’s from ITP at NYU Tisch, and spent several years leading a UX design team at Google. She co-founded, owns, and runs a design agency in New York City, Studio Simpatico.

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

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

Kevin Kalla ’05, SPNN Youth Media Coordinator

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

Milena Batanova ’05, Postdoctoral Fellow, Inst for Applied Research in Youth Dev at Tufts University

Peter Kirschmann ’05, Attended Harvard Graduate School of Education with a specialty in youth media

Chad Kampe ’04, Executive Director at Mid-Continent Oceanographic Institute

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

Sarah Graves ’04, Women’s Volleyball Coach, Macalester College

Curtis Gilbert ’02, MPR/American Public Media

Jane Turk ’02, Educational Development Coordinator, Hamline University, St. Paul, MN

Jessa Frost ’02, North House Folk School, Program Director

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 Papers, Frieze, New York,, 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

Seth Lind ’01, New York based maker of comedy, podcasts and videos.

Erica Pearson ’00, Star Tribune Gender Issues Reporter

Christopher Boulton ’96, Assoc. Prof. University of Tampa

Dave Zirin ’96, The Nation’s sports editor, is the author of eight books on the politics of sports, most recently, Brazil’s Dance with the Devil: The World Cup, The Olympics, and the Fight for Democracy. Named one of UTNE Reader’s “50 Visionaries Who Are Changing Our World.”

Heather Cox ’96, Manager at Hmong American Partnership

Sha Cage ’95, Playwright, actor, and spoken word poet. She has written two solo plays, six collaborative plays, and has traveled widely to areas such as Canada, England, Africa, New York, Bosnia, France, and more, teaching and performing her work that largely centers around topics of identity, class, and home.

Ian Trontz ’92, New York Times Editor

Brian Bull ’91, NPR Reporter at KLCC, Eugene Oregon

Curt Brown ’82, Mpls. Star Tribune, Journalist and history writer

Pat Kessler ’79, WCCO-TV political reporter

Mike Hazard ’74, Photographer/Filmmaker/Artist

Robert Hariman ’73, Professor, Communication Studies, Northwestern University