Michaella Anne Thornton (Hammond), BJ ’00

Michaella Anne Thornton (Hammond), BJ ’00, is a staff writer for The Common Reader, a publication of Washington University in St. Louis. Thornton’s “true, personal story about science” will air Nov. 23, 2018 via the national podcast series, The Story Collider.

Nikhil Deogun, MA ’93

Brunswick Group recently named Nikhil Deogun, MA ’93, as CEO of the Americas and U.S. senior partner. Deogun most recently worked at CNBC, where he was editor-in-chief and SVP of business news.

Kenneth William Snyder, BJ ’76

Kenneth William Snyder, BJ ’76 (Advertising), is the author of “Cross Road: A Journey from Sex to Sanity,” an account of his experiences with addiction recovery. Snyder is vice president and creative director with Franklin Ross and Associates in Louisville, Ken.

Myra Ferguson, BJ ’91

Myra Ferguson, BJ ’91, recently completed her book, “How to Cheat in Adobe Animate CC: The Art of Design and Animation,” published by CRC Press, an imprint of Taylor and Francis Group.

Steve Harrison, BJ ’94

Steve Harrison, BJ ’94, has joined the WFAE newsroom in Charlotte, N.C., as the station’s political reporter. Harrison was previously the lead city government reporter for The Charlotte Observer.

Nancy Abrams, BJ ’79

Nancy Abrams, BJ ’79, recently completed her new book, “The Climb from Salt Lick: A Memoir of Appalachia.” It was published by West Virginia University’s Vandalia Press.

Tripp Stelnicki, BJ ’14

Tripp Stelnicki, BJ ’14, is the City Hall and county reporter at the Santa Fe New Mexican, the oldest newspaper west of the Mississippi, which has won the top prize for large dailies in the state five of the past six years, as decided by the New Mexico Press Association. Stelnicki covered the city’s five-way … Continued

Clay Hildebrand, BJ ’87

Clay Hildebrand, BJ ’87, was recently named president of Psychological Associates in St. Louis, a consulting company that applies behavioral psychology to business performance.

Chris Lee, BJ ’77

Congratulations to Chris Lee, BJ ’77, on his recent induction to the Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame. #MizzouMade

Steven Cahn, MA ’97

Steven Cahn, MA ’97, was recently named as a principal in the Los Angeles office of California Strategies, the state’s leading public affairs and government consulting firm. Cahn previously served as editor of three award-winning community newspapers owned by The Los Angeles Times, including the Daily Pilot. He also covered the Missouri congressional delegation for … Continued