Andrew Allan, BJ ’00

Andrew Allan, BJ ’00, recently joined the marketing and communications department at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) as the editorial director for institute publications. Previously, he served as the managing editor/head copywriter in the marketing department at Fox Broadcasting Company (the Fox network), working on “American Idol,” “Glee,” “24” and “Family Guy,” among others. … Continued

Karl Grubaugh, MA ’00

Karl Grubaugh, MA ’00, is spending his third summer as the teacher mentor for the Reynolds/ASNE High School Journalism Institute at the University of Nevada-Reno, working with 35 exceptional teachers from across the country who are starting/resurrecting/taking over high school journalism in the fall.

Juana Summers, BJ ’09

Juana Summers, BJ ’09, was recently selected as a panelist for the Online News Association’s 2011 conference in Boston, Mass. Summers will speak and moderate a panel on hot jobs for early-career journalists. Summers was also recently promoted to a national politics reporter at POLITICO, covering the 2012 presidential election. She joined the organization in … Continued

Brenda Edgerton-Webster, MA ’03, PhD ’07

Brenda Edgerton-Webster, MA ’03, PhD ’07, won first place in the Innovative Outreach to Scholastic Journalism competition for her service-learning project called “Current Events via the College-to-High School News Exchange & Drill Session.” She serves as an assistant professor of mass communication in the department of communications at Xavier University of Louisiana. The Association for … Continued

Seth Fletcher, MA ’04

Seth Fletcher, MA ’04, is the author of Bottled Lightning: Superbatteries, Electric Cars, and the New Lithium Economy (Hill and Wang). The book provides a historical overview of the development of the rechargeable lithium battery and shows how the technology enabled the proliferation of cell phones and laptops and is now helping revive the electric … Continued

Carolina Escalera, BJ ’08

Carolina Escalera, BJ ’08, was awarded a 2011 Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship following a highly competitive nationwide contest. The Rangel Fellowship, funded by the U.S. Department of State and managed by the Ralph J. Bunche International Affairs Center at Howard University, supports extraordinary individuals who want to pursue a career in the U.S. … Continued

Suzanne Struglinski, BJ ’00

Suzanne Struglinski, BJ ’00, is the press secretary for legislative affairs with the Natural Resources Defense Council in Washington, D.C.

Wright Thompson, BJ ’01

In the “Human Interest” of the Scripps Howard Foundation National Journalism Awards competition, Wright Thompson, BJ ’01, of received $10,000 and the Ernie Pyle Award for stories that linked sports figures to some of the year’s top national and international headlines.