The end of the school year can be a frightening time for seniors who are not sure what they want to do after graduation or have not yet landed the job they desire. This was not the case for Jessica Pace, ’18, a journalism and communication studies double major.Continue reading "Class of 2018 Spotlight: Jessica Pace"
After filling PBS’ late-night time slot on an interim basis for five months, Christiane Amanpour, University of Rhode Island graduate, has been named the permanent successor to Charlie Rose.Continue reading "URI alumna Amanpour to fill PBS slot full-time"
A panther has taken down the Titanic and film editor Michael Shawver ’07 is among those responsible.Continue reading "Michael Shawver ’07"
In the high-octane world of talk radio, loud is good, obnoxious is better and ratings rule. Tara Granahan, a URI journalism alum, has outlasted the male competition by pulling in the numbers, getting the story and being pleasant.Continue reading "She rules the airwaves"
“Amanpour,” an award-winning flagship global affairs program hosted by URI alumna Christiane Amanapour, aired for the first time on PBS stations.Continue reading "URI alumna Christiane Amanpour airs “Amanpour” nationally on PBS"
Most undergraduates fear graduation and the job search that comes along with it. Brigid Corcoran, ‘17, felt the same stress and worry many seniors feel during their final semester of college.Continue reading "Alumni Spotlight: Brigid Corcoran"
To call Camp Runamuck — the homeless community that sprang up under Providence’s Crawford Street Bridge in 2009 — a tent city? That was to give it airs. It was a hovel. Garbage in want of a bulldozer.Continue reading "Hillary Brady ’12"
URI’s Harrington School teaches its students to think and dream big. Alexandria Haughey, a 2013 graduate of the Harrington School with a B.A. in Public Relations, did just that. Haughey joined Condé Nast in October of 2013 a short while after graduation. After completing internships for Alice + Olivia, Duffy & Shanley, and StyleWeek, she started off at Condé Nast as an Advertising Assistant and worked her way up to her current position, Account Executive.Continue reading "Alumni Spotlight: Alexandria Haughey ‘13"
Comic greats like Steve Martin, Garry Shandling and Nora Ephron will tell you all of life is material. Even the bits that seem anything but. Amma Marfo ’07 understands this.Continue reading "Amma Marfo ’07"
In her nine years at ESPN, Jennifer Cingari Christie ’08, communications manager for ESPN Films and Original Content, has worked on numerous projects including the promotion of the Oscar-winning “O.J.: Made in America” documentary, The ESPYs, the New York Marathon, the World Series of Poker, and “30 for 30” documentaries and podcasts. She is one of PR News’ 2016 Rising PR Stars 30 and Under.Continue reading "Jennifer Cingari Christie ’08"