Reggie Wilson

It was a passion for news production and sports that inspired Reggie Wilson, BJ ’12, to pursue a career in journalism.

Colleen Barry, BJ ’15

Colleen Barry, BJ ’15, is a marketing and business development associate at Tarlton Corp. in St. Louis. She supports the general contracting and construction management firm’s efforts in communicating its success stories and helps pursue new business opportunities.

Hannah Battah, BJ ’15

Hannah Battah, BJ ’15, is a reporter and anchor at Sinclair Broadcast Group-owned KBAK/KBFX-TV in Bakersfield, California.

Hope Kirwan, BJ ’15

Hope Kirwan, BJ ’15, joined Wisconsin Public Radio’s La Crosse News Bureau in November 2015. She reports on issues and events in southwestern Wisconsin. She hosts the station’s weekly talk show, Newsmakers. While a student at the Missouri School of Journalism, Kirwan was the health and wealth reporter and a general assignment reporter at KBIA-FM, … Continued

Seth Hamblin, MA ’12

Seth Hamblin, MA ’12, died May 31, 2015. He worked in the graphics department of the Wall Street Journal for almost a decade. Hamblin joined the Journal in 2007 as a News Editor for the graphics team and rose to become Graphics Chief in 2010 and Deputy Global Head of Visuals in 2014. Before joining … Continued

Amy Brachmann

Amy Brachmann, BJ ’10, MA ’11, was a week away from deadline when she realized that the story she was working on needed to change direction. As an associate editor at ESPN The Magazine, lots of stories came across Brachmann’s desk. But this one, a feature on Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler, posed a … Continued

Alex Swoyer, BJ ’10

Alex Swoyer, BJ ’10, has joined the Breitbart News Network as its newest Capitol Hill reporter, covering politics, policy, the 2016 elections and scandals in Washington. The appointment is effective March 30, 2015.

Gwen Girsdansky, MA ’14

Gwen Girsdansky, MA ’14, has been promoted to news editor of the Parker Pioneer and River City Newspapers in Arizona. She has been a copy editor and page designer for the Today’s News-Herald for almost a year and has been designing the Parker Pioneer since September.

Caroline Evans, MA ’10

Caroline Evans, MA ’10, has been selected to join the New Leaders Council Institute during its inaugural year in Houston. An intense, five-month progressive entrepreneurship training program, each NLC Institute is highly selective, admitting only 15 to 20 fellows to each program.

Jenny Rogers

What do you do? I’m the assistant managing editor at Washington City Paper. How did you get your job? I spent the last semester of my graduate program in D.C. interning for Slate. One of the writers there, Jack Shafer, had been the mentor of an editor who was starting up a new local news … Continued