Alumni and Friends

  • Audie Cornish, class of '01, co-hosts NPR's All Things Considered. She was awarded the 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award.

  • Kevin Cullen, class of '81, is an Boston Globe columnist, a Pulitzer Prize Winner and the author of a book about gangster James "Whitey" Bulger.

  • Elisa Thomas, class of '95, travels the world as the Global Director of Digital Education for Estée Lauder.

  • Just 16 months after graduating, Anna Meiler, class of '12, has reported on big stories for TV stations in Boston and Utica, N.Y.

Find Friends

Visit our Find Alumni page to catch up on what old friends and classmates are doing. If you would like to appear on the list, please email us.


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Meet More Journalism Alums

Visit the Alumni Spotlight page or click on a picture above to read profiles of distinguished UMass Journalism alumns.