Find Journalism Alumni
Click on a letter below to find UMass Journalism alums alphabetically by last name. If you would like to be included on this list or update an existing listing, please submit this form.
Stacy Malone, class of 1994, is an attorney and Executive Director of the Victim Rights Law Center—the first, and one of only a few, nonprofit organizations to provide free legal sevices to sexual assault and rape victims.
Samantha Marsh, class of 2012, is a freelance journalist and elementary school teacher in Sunderland, MA.
Lorraine Martinelle (formerly Lorraine Urbanski), class of 1997, is the Director of Public Relations and Social Media at Nichols College. Formerly, she was the director of media relations at Assumption College in Worcester, Mass. She previously held a public relations position at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, was the first woman editor of the Southbridge Evening News, worked as a legislative aide in the Massachusetts House of Representatives, and served the town of Sturbridge (Mass.) on its Board of Selectmen.
Jamie Mason, class of 2007, is a bankruptcy reporter for The Deal LLC in NYC.
Terrence McCarthy, class of 1977, graduated cum laude with a degree in English/journalistic studies. He has worked a newspaper reporter and op-ed columnist, with op-ed pieces published in The Wall Street Journal, Providence Journal, Hartford Courant, Charlotte Observer and other newspapers. He is the author of a memoir, "You Had To Be There - from Web Town To Psych Ward," and two collections of humorous and personal essays, "Road Work" and "Piece Work." His fourth book, and third essay collection, "Blood Work," is expected to be published soon. He is also a regular commentator for NPR on Robin Hood Radio, WHDD. Visit his website here.
Cameron McDonough, class of 2014, is a marketing associate at Endicott College. Cameron previously worked as a sports writer at NESN and the New Britain Herald after graduating UMass with a specialization in sports journalism.
Adam McGillen, class of 2009, is working as Marketing Automation Manager at Merkle.
Hannah McGoldrick, class of 2012, is the Senior Social Media Editor, Runner's World and Bicycling at Rodale, located in Pennsylvania.
Will McGuinness, class of 2010, is the Social, Digital, and Knowledge Strategist at Columbia University in New York. He was previously a senior editor at the Huffington Post.
Kelly McGuire Payne, class of 2007, is a Customer Success Manager, Enterprise Consultant at Sales Performance International in Charlotte, North Carolina. Previously,she held jobs at Glassdoor and Indeed.com.
Skye McIntyre-Bolen, class of 2008, is an Experienced Public Relations Senior Account Supervisor at ReviveHealth.
Stephanie McPherson, class of 2010, is working as a freelance Writer and Multimedia Producer. Her clients include Joslin Diabetes Center, Marine Biological Laboratory and MIT's Environmental Solutions Initiative. She graduated from MIT's Graduate Program in Science Writing in '11, held internships at PRI's Living on Earth and PBS NOVA. She's married to a mechanical engineer, "whose constant creativity keeps my passion for science writing fresh," she said.
Allison Medoff, class of 2008, is the Assistant Manager - Boston Office for GPI US Inc.. "Helping to promote global education for young people through a wide variety of overseas empowerment and global leadership home stay programs, exchange programs, and study-abroad programs."
Luke Meredith, class of 1998, is working as an AP Sports Writer in Des Moines, IA.
Andrew Merritt, class of 2005, was on the Daily Collegian staff from 2001-05 serving as the sports editor and then managing editor. After graduating, he spent nearly two years on the sports staff at The Berkshire Eagle in Pittsfield, before moving on to be a copy editor for three and a half years at the MetroWest Daily News in Framingham. In July 2010, he became the editor of the Waltham News Tribune, and is a regular contributor to the New England Hockey Journal and New England Baseball Journal. He's also had freelance work published by the Boston Herald, the Associated Press, the Denver Post and the Daily Hampshire Gazette. Andrew now works as a Copywriter at Global Rescue LLC. You can email him and follow him on Twitter @A_Merritt.
Alissa Mesibov, class of 2013, is a Donor Services Associate at the American Civil Liberties Union (ALCU) in New York, NY. "Since graduating, I went on to get my MFA in Performing Arts Management with a focus in development. I have worked for several large non-profit institutions in New York, including the Public Theater, Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts, and now, the ACLU." Contact her here.
Mary-Leah (Assad) Messenger, class of 2009, is the Director of US Communications & Policy at National Grid in Boston, MA.
Andrew Miga, class of 1979, has worked as a reporter at Associated Press for the past six years. He is based in Washington, D.C., and covers politics, focusing on members of Congress from the Northeast states, including New York, Pennsylvania and New England. He was mentored by Ralph Whitehead and started his career at daily and weekly newspapers in Massachusetts before working as a general assignment reporter, political reporter and Washington bureau chief for the Boston Herald for many years, beginning in 1986.
Erik Milster, class of 2003, is currently a Vice President at Goldin Solutions, a public relations agency in New York City.
Shaina Mishkin, class of 2014, is a writer for MONEY Magazine and money.com, where she covers real estate and other personal finance subjects. She was previously employed at MassLive, where she covered Massachusetts life and culture as the organization's entertainment producer. She now lives in New York, NY.
Joseph Modugno, class of 2009, is currently working as a Peace Corps volunteer teaching English at Dingxi Teachers College in northwest China. He will be there for two years.
Suzanne Morse, class of 1995, is a Vice President with Boston's O'Neill and Associates. You can follow her on Twitter @sznnmorse.
Caroline Moss, class of 2009, recently started working as the Marketing Coordinator for Partners in Care NY, an affiliate of the Visiting Nurse Service of New York which is the largest provider of home health care in the U.S.