Gordon Young, MA ’90

The revised and updated paperback edition of “Teardown: Memoir of a Vanishing City” by Gordon Young, MA ’90, was released by the University of California Press in February. It details Young’s attempt to reconnect with his hometown of Flint, Michigan, after living in San Francisco for more than two decades. Filled with nostalgia and compelled … Continued

Catherine Senderling-McDonald, BJ ’93

Catherine Senderling-McDonald, BJ ’93 BJ ’93, was recently named Executive Director of the County Welfare Directors Association of California. She has been with the organization for more than 20 years.

Angela Jackson, BJ ’97

Angela Jackson, BJ ’97,  has been named Managing Partner, Future of Work, by New Profit. To kick off the new year, the Boston-based venture philanthropy firm New Profit announced Dr. Angela Jackson has been promoted to Managing Partner, Future of Work. In this role, Dr. Jackson leads New Profit’s global fund to invest in entrepreneurs … Continued

Douglas McClain, BJ ’91

Doug McClain, BJ ’91, CDME, has more than 30 years of marketing experience in the publishing, hospitality and tourism industries. He currently serves as Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer for Newport Beach & Company, the economic development, community and destination-marketing organization that markets Newport Beach, California, around the world. In this role, he … Continued

Jenny Herner, BJ ’87

Jenny Herner, BJ ’87, of St. Louis, was one of 23 lawyers in Missouri to receive the Missouri Lawyers Media 2020 In-House Counsel Award.

Megan Rose, BJ ’04

Megan Rose (formerly Megan McCloskey), BJ ’04, recently won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting; the 2020 Gerald R. Ford Journalism Award; and a White House Correspondents’ Association award for a series examining how Navy and Marine Corps leadership failed to heed warnings and implement reforms leading up to several fatal accidents. Rose has … Continued

Marlene Neill, MA ’07

Marlene Neill, MA ’07, has been selected for induction into the Public Relations Society of America College of Fellows, an honorary organization within PRSA comprised of more than 350 senior professionals and educators, each of whom has left a significant footprint on the public relations profession.

Sherie Winston, BJ ’80

Sherie Winston, BJ ’80 (News Editorial), a former business reporter in Washington, D.C., was a visiting professor for the Spring semester in the Global Business Journalism graduate program at Tsinghua University. Winston led a global cohort of students to create a media case study on the impact of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus on the world … Continued

Robert Georges Picard, PhD ’83

Robert Georges Picard, PhD ’83, recently published Media and Communication Policymaking: Processes, Dynamics and International Variations (Palgrave Macmillan). Picard also was awarded a doctorate honoris causa by the University of Navarra in Spain.