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.
Peter K. Delani, class of 1987, is a co-founder of ROAD S?GNS, a company formed "to advance humanity by helping others to identify and fulfill their life purposes." His first book, "A Walk With Daimon" is scheduled for release Jan. 21, 2008. His second major was in Political Science with a minor in history.
Olga Deshchenko, class of 2010, is the Director of Communications and Marketing for NYC Health and Hospitals. HHC consists of 11 hospitals, six diagnostic and treatment centers, and more than 75 community health clinics and is the largest municipal healthcare system in the country. HHC employs 35,000 people and annually cares for 1.4 million New Yorkers.
Matthew J. Despres, class of 2003, is an English teacher at Revere High School in Revere, MA. "...and had the great pleasure of inviting Maddy Blais to speak with a classroom of journalism students at Amherst Regional High School in 2007."
Michael DiNatale, class of 2006, is working as a technology project manager for BioOne.
G. Michael Dobbs, class of 1976, I’m the Managing Editor at The Reminders LLC in East Longmeadow, MA. I spent five years as a radio talk show host and currently work part-time at Focus Springfield. I’ve written four books and co owned and edited a magazine about animation.
Hannah Drake, class of 2006, is now the Product Marketing Manager at par8o in Boston.
Sean DuBois, class of 2003, teaches Journalism, Mass Communications, English and History at Quabbin Regional High School in Barre, MA. "Also, I help run a 200-cow dairy farm, Carter and Stevens Farm, with my wife, Molly Stevens, an alumni from the UMass Stockbridge School of Agriculture. After graduating from UMass with a B.A. in Journalism and minor in Film Studies, I worked for WCVB-TV in Boston for the show, Chroniicle. I also worked as a newspaper reporter for The Gardner News and the Worcester Telegram & Gazette. I am currently working toward a M.Ed degree in Learning, Media and Technology at UMass-Amherst.
Chelsea Dugan, class of 2011, is now the Director of Downstream Marketing at Xoft, a subsidiary of iCAD, Inc.