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

Christian Bryant, MA ’13

Christian Bryant, MA ’13, will anchor KOMU 8 News at Noon beginning Oct. 1. He is returning to KOMU 8, where he started as a reporter in January 2012 and has since worked as a main fill-in anchor. Bryant also works as an anchor and writer at Newsy.

Shraddha Sankhe, BJ ’14

Shraddha Sankhe, MA ’14, is a communications coordinator for the Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution department at Texas A&M University.

Alex Holley, BJ ’11

Alex Holley, BJ ’11, is the new co-host for Good Day Philadelphia at WTXF-TV Fox 29. Previously, she was a reporter and fill-in anchor at WMBF-TV in South Carolina.

Amy Brachmann, BJ ’10, MA ’11

Amy Brachmann, BJ ’10, MA ’11, has been promoted to digital editor with the ESPN West Coast Bureau. She will work with ESPN LA, ESPN Chicago, ESPN Dallas as well with the copy and news desks.

Shengze Zhu, MA ’13

“Out of Focus,” a documentary by Shengze Zhu, MA ’13, received international recognition by the 36th Cinéma du Réel (France), recently finishing its world premiere in Paris. Reviewer Charlotte Garson wrote: “‘Out of Focus’ looks at Chinese urbanity through children’s “discovery” of photography. The participants of a workshop run by Shengze Zhu in a school for … Continued