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Alumni

The WVU Reed College of Media has thousands of graduates across the country and around the world, and each alumnus is an important member of the College of Media family.

We hope that you stay connected with us, visit campus, mentor future students, and share your WVU story with everyone you meet.

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Where are they now?

Check out the latest Class Notes submissions and see where your former classmates are today. Submit the Stay Connected form, and we’ll add your update, too!

1970s

Michele Ash (BSJ, 1970)
Self-employed Graphic Designer
Sun City Center, Florida

Kevin Smith (BSJ, 1979)
Deputy Director
Kiplinger Program in Public Affairs Journalism
Columbus, Ohio


1980s

John Smith (BSJ, 1986; MSJ, 1988)
News Editor
The Cumberland Times
Cumberland, Maryland


1990s

Tara Hun-Dorris (BSJ, 1995)
Owner of and Principal Medical Writer
THD Editorial, Inc.
Raleigh, North Carolina

Brant James (BSJ, 1991)
Motorsports Writer
USA Today Sports
Largo, Florida


2000s

Leah Bogdan (BSJ, 2002)
Publications Specialist and Editor
CLG
Morgantown, West Virginia

Aubrey Buberniak (BSJ, 2009)
Manager of Digital Communications
Carnegie Mellon University Tepper School of Business
Pittsburgh, Pennslyvania

Natalie Committee (BSJ, 2009)
Communications Manager
New West Technologies
Washington, D.C.

Daniel Dudley (BSJ, 2008)
On-air Radio Host and Producer
Radio Disney Worldwide
Burbank, California

Karen Snyder Duke (BSJ, 2009)
Health Editor
Redbook
New York, New York

Sean Fluharty (BSJ, 2006)
WV Delegate / Lawyer, Harris Law Offices
Wheeling, West Virginia

W. Jesse Forbes (BSJ, 2002)
Partner and co-owner, Forbes Law Offices
Charleston, West Virginia

Samantha Fritz (IMC, 2012)
Director of Communications
Commander’s Family of Restaurants
New Orleans, Louisiana

Tamar Frumkin (BSJ, 2004)
Head of Inbound Marketing
Nanorep
Herzliya, Israel

Kathryn Gattens (BSJ, 2008)
Grants and External Relations Coordinator
Western Maryland Health System Foundation
Cumberland, Maryland

Ashley Hurst (BSJ, 2005)
Meetings and Membership Services Manager
National Mining Association
Washington, D.C.

Diane Jeanty (BSJ, 2014)
Associate Booking Producer
HuffPost Live
New York, New York

Michael Kalany (BSJ, 2007)
Landman
EQT Production Company
Bridgeport, West Virginia

Shalane Koon (BSJ, 2007; IMC, 2009)
Executive Director
Thirty-One Gifts
Star City, West Virginia

Sally McHugh (BSJ, 2012)
Account Coordinator
SpeakerBox Communications
McLean, Virginia

Kristin Meeks (MS-IMC, 2007)
Owner, WV Social Media Consultants LLC
Vienna/Parkersburg, West Virginia

Candace Nelson (BSJ, 2011; MSJ, 2013)
Senior Writer, WVU University Relations/News
Morgantown, West Virginia

Nicole Racadag (BSJ, 2008; MSJ, 2010)
Public and Media Relations Manager
American Chiropractic Association
Arlington, Virginia

Alexander Sabol (BSJ, 2001)
Program Manager
Micron Technology
Manassas, Virginia

Ashlie Walter (BSJ, 2013)
Night Cops Reporter
The News & Advance
Lynchburg, Virginia

Kelly Weikle (BSJ, 2009)
Senior Communications Specialist
Columbia Pipeline Group
Charleston, West Virginia

Katie White (BSJ, 2013)
Manager of Group Sales and Outreach
Maine State Music Theatre
Brunswick, Maine