Lidija Namike ’21, Auxiliar de Conversación, North American Language and Culture Assistants Program

Brendon Hodges ’20, News Producer, CNY Central

Alya Ansari ’19, PhD Student, Comparative Literature, University of Minnesota

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

Raj Persaud ’19, Producer for Non-Profit Benefits, Astic Productions

Mariah Stewart ’19, Associate, Local Video Investment, Publicis Groupe

Will Milch ’19, Media Analyst, EDO, Inc.

Chance Carnahan ’18, Platform Implementation Specialist, AdSwerve

Minju Kim ’18, Media Editor, Solution for Our Climate

Daniel Abramowitz ’17, Vice President of Acquisitions, Kingsbarn Realty Capital

Kelsey Fox  ’17, Graphic Design Associate, Macalester College

Lauren Mayer ’17, Communications Manager, Congress for the New Urbanism

Emma Andelson ’16, Program Manager, Sick Cells

Lizzie Hutchins ’16, CTEP Americorps Program Manager, Saint Paul Neighborhood Network, Saint Paul, Minnesota

Heather Johansen ’16, Associate Account Executive, NBC Universal, Advertising and Partnerships

Mackenzie Martin ’16, Podcast Producer, KCUR Public Radio, Kansas City Missouri

Erin Porter ’16, Business Analyst, Line 45; Assistant Coach, Macalester College Track & Field

Jon Riddle ’16, Systems Administrator, Reading and Math, Inc. (Administering Organization for Minnesota Reading Corps, Minnesota Math Corps, Minnesota Recovery Corps, Wisconsin Reading Corps, Florida Reading Corps, Georgia Math Corps, etc…)

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 Anderson ’15, Director/Cinematographer, Nina Films; Anna’s first short documentary, No Man’s Land, had its New York premiere at DOC NYC and was recently nominated for the Grand Jury Award and won the Audience Award at the Florida Film Festival. Anna co-founded a production house, Nina Films, and she is working on a docu-series and feature.

Ben Bartenstein ’15, Bloomberg News foreign correspondent

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

Marian Herzog ’15, Wisconsin Public Television Production Crew

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

Sarah Knispel ’15,  LMSW OnRamps Program Manager, Fountain House

Anna Levine ’15, Jennifer David, Creative Producer Internship

Sydney Nolan ’15, Account Manager, SoolNua,  MBA from Trinity College Dublin

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

Simona Zappas ’15, Youth and Community Programs Associate, Walker Art Center

Tanur Badgley ’14, Founder & CEO, KC Pro Homebuyers

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

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

Young Won Kim ’14, Producer/Director, Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation

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.

Chloe Chon ’13, Grip, Pagan Grips

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

Rebecca Morelo Jackson ’13, Digital Media Manager, Children’s Museum of Atlanta

Isabelle Antreasian ’12, Community School Coordinator, Child First Authority

Rye Carson ’12, Owner/Operator, Fresh Starts Farm

Danielle Lauren Dweck ’12, Senior Copywriter, Target Creative

Nicholas Huelster ’12, PhD Candidate, Cornell University Romance Studies–French Literature

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

Kimberly Brown ’11, Editor/Producer/Writer, Postcard. Has received four Emmys and a Peabody for her work.

James Christenson ’11, Independent Filmmaker

Lauryn Gutierrez ’11, Communications Associate, Rewire

Rose Holdorf ’11, Craft Educator and Woodworker, WildCraft Studio School, Highland Woodshop, North House Folk School, Fireweed Community Woodshop, American Swedish Institute

Anthony Tran ’11, Director of Innovation, Hello Design

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

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

Lara Avery ’10, Novelist, Screenwriter, Alloy Entertainment, Freelance, When not writing, Lara works with high school seniors on their college admissions essays, Lawrence, KS

Siarhei Biareishyk ’10, Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania,

Emily Cox ’10, Arborist and freelance writer covering arts & culture

Rose Friedman ’10, NPR Editor, Wash. DC

Jeremy Meckler ’10, Media and Cultural Studies Department Coordinator, Macalester College; PhD candidate 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, Clinical Director & Site Supervisor, Full Spectrum Therapy; Adjunct professor in Art Therapy and Counseling, Lewis and Clark College

Aaron Rosenblum ’10, Medical Student, University of Minnesota

Sarah Torres ’10, Creative & Sync Licensing Supervisor, ASAP Music Clearances

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

Joe VanEeckhout ’10, Documentary Cinematographer and Photographer

Emily Joan Smith ’09, School Library Media Specialist, Wayzata Public Schools

Aaron Mendelson  ’09, Investigative Reporter, KPCC Public Radio, Pasadena CA

Claudia Leung ’08, Program Associate, San Francisco Arts Commission

Raina Fox ’08, Senior Manager, Executive Office, InterAction; Rotary Peace Fellow

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

Catherine Willman ’08, Nurse Practitioner, Baltimore City Health Department

Erik Forman ’07, Co-founder, The Drivers Cooperative; PhD student in Cultural Anthropology at the CUNY Graduate Center

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

Peter Kirschmann  ’07, Learning Designer, UW Madison School of Education

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

Martha Truax ’07, Director of Leadership Gifts, StepUP Program, Augsburg University

Andrea Bronson ’06, Vice President of Programs at Authors Guild

Gizem Algan ’06, Head of Production, Havas Production STudios

Rebecca DeJarlais Ortiz ’06, Editor, Macalester Today, Macalester College

Kenyon DeVault ’06, Deputy Director, Summer Search

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.

Tom Carlson ‘o5, Director, Regulatory & Legislative Affairs, EDF Renewables, Board President for the Mid-Atlantic Renewable Energy Coalition and active with many clean energy trade groups. Rockville, MD

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

Laura McLam ’05, Media Coordinator, Harvard University, Office of the Vice Provost for Advances in Learning

Jesse Ruuttila ’05 is a filmmaker and music video director who has worked with artists Jay Som, Sunflower Bean, Big Sean, and Kanye West

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

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

Chad Kampe ’04, Owner, Flip Phone Events

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

Curtis Gilbert ’02, MPR/American Public Media

Jane E. Turk ’02, Director of Member Engagement and Minnesota Operations, Iowa & Minnesota Campus Compact

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.

Kathryn Anderon ’00, Associate Director, Educational Meetings, American Society of Clinical Oncology

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