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Jackie Hai, class of 2009, is a Senior Digital Editor at KJZZ, the NPR member station in Phoenix, AZ. You can follow her work here.  
James Hale, class of 2009, is currently a Senior DevOps & Security Engineer for Blackboard. James was The Collegian's Web editor while at UMass and a System Support Analyst for The Washington Post.
Brendan Hall, class of 2007, is a Personalization Editor at ESPN.
Julie Halpin, class of 2008, is a Partner with Derris, a full-service brand strategy and communications agency headquartered in New York City. Previously she worked as the deputy press secretary for U.S. Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY). During her last semester at UMass, she got an internship as a production intern on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. 
Dr. Peter Hendrickson, class of 1966, is currently a graduate Masters in Teaching Instructor with Western Washington University (assessment & evaluation) and Affiliate Asst Professor of Neurological Surgery at the University of Washington (traumatic brain injury research). He retired from Assessment and Research position with Everett, WA public schools, after serving for several years as curriculum director and public school principal. He began teaching in Ecuador in the early 1970s followed by administrative stints in Ohio, Alaska and several Washington cities. He started a daily newspaper with students in Ecuador including women's prison and military coup interviews; made a movie with MS students in Oberlin; and edited, published four local history books in Ohio and Washington; hosted, produced 50+, live cable TV shows featuring local artists; chaired several professional conferences and currently edits a wilderness navigation newsletter/journal for The Mountaineers (Seattle). UMass print and broadcast study (Arthur Musgrave, Dario Politella, Al Oickle) and practice (WMUA, Greenfield Recorder-Gazette, WHMP and Collegian) were wonderful starts to a brief journalism career--Hartford Times, Springfield Daily News, Australian TV script writing and technical writing--and ongoing educational career. He double majored in English with a minor in Biology. (Rev Aug 2017)
Danielle Henry Beale, class of 2006, is the Director of Marketing at Empowerment Health located in West Palm Beach, Florida.
Barbara Hoffman, class of 1977, learned much from Howard Ziff, Sally Grimes and Larry Pinkham, and went on to wonderful jobs at the Gloucester Daily Time, the (Bergen) Record, and the New York Post, where "this unabashed liberal has been happily writing and editing arts stories for the last 15 years."
Jessica Hollstein, class of 2008, is working at Newbury College in Brookline as an Academic Administrator.
Katie Huston, class of 2008, was managing editor of the Daily Collegian. She spent her junior year abroad at the University of Cape Town in South Africa. She was awarded the prestigious Marshall Scholarship, which funds graduate study at any British university and was the first such scholar to be named from UMass Amherst in more than 30 years. She earned an M.A. in Global Political Economy at the University of Sussex and an M.Sc. in Social Anthropology at the London School of Economics. After graduate school she moved back to South Africa, where she spent nearly three years as the development manager of a local non-profit organisation, the South African Education & Environment Project (SAEP). In 2014 she joined the DG Murray Trust, a private South African foundation, to manage their education portfolio.