Sarah Copeland

Sarah Copeland (BJ ’99) has loved both cooking and writing since she was a young girl. Now she’s brought the two passions together in her professional life as a trained chef, cookbook author and food journalist. While pursuing a journalism degree with emphasises in both photography and magazine journalism at the Missouri School of Journalism, … Continued

Jeff Moore, BJ ’90

Jeff Moore, BJ ’90, received the Quarter Century Club Award as a member of the PGA of America. Moore is the PGA director of golf for Finkbine Golf Course/University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa.

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.

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.

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

Kathryn S. Brown, BJ ’92, BA ’92

Kathryn S. Brown, BJ ’92, BA ’92, is chief of communications at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) in Chevy Chase, Maryland. HHMI is a top biomedical philanthropy, with a $20 billion endowment and 60 years of experience supporting science. Brown is listed on LinkedIn as “kathrynbrowndc.”

Christopher Leonard, BJ ’98

Christopher Leonard, BJ ’98, has won the first place $25,000 J. Anthony Lukas Work-in-Progress Award for “Kochland” (Simon and Schuster), his book on Koch Industries, one of the largest, most politically charged and most private companies in the United States, according to the Nieman website. The prize, given by the Columbia Journalism School and the … Continued

Kelly L. Bley, BJ ’99

Kelly L. Bley, BJ ’99, has been promoted to partner at Reed Smith LLP in the firm’s Pittsburgh office. She was previously counsel. Kelly is a member of the firm’s Corporate and Transactional Advisory Group. She has extensive experience in all aspects of employee benefits law, with her primary focus on the legal issues associated … Continued

Mark Woods, MA ’90

Mark Woods, MA ’90, a former instructor and assistant sports editor at the Columbia Missourian, recently published a book tied to the Aug. 25 centennial of the National Park Service, “Lassoing the Sun: A Year in America’s National Parks” (St. Martin’s Press/Thomas Dunne Books).