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.
Meredith O'Brien, class of 1991, is a Boston area writer and teaches journalism at Northeastern University. Her third book, Mr. Clark's Big Band: A Year of Laughter, Tears and Jazz, was published in May 2017. Follow her on Twitter (@MeredithOBrien) or check out her web page.
Kerry O'Grady graduated Summa Cum Laude in 2006, with a double major in Journalism & English and a Psychology minor. In May 2011, she received her Master's Degree in Public Relations & Corporate Communications from New York University. She works as a marketing manager at Parents and American Baby Magazines, a segment of the Meredith Corporation. Read her article about why journalism is a great major for students interested in public relations, and contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Matt O'Rourke, class of 2007, was one of several reporters from the Waterbury (CT) Republican American who won the Society of Professional Journalists Sunshine Award for open government reporting.
Kate Olesin, class of 2009, was The Collegian's night and copy supervisor. She's now an editorial assistant for National Geographic.
Julie Olsen, class of 1994, is a staff attorney in the Superior Court Trial Unit at the Committee for Public Counsel Services. Her office is in Lowell, Massachusetts.