Moyra Knight (Jour) is vice president of communications at Astellas and manages the company’s on-market products across all regions worldwide. She is a member of the Public Relations Society of America, a graduate of the Arthur Page Future Leaders Program and a member of PageUp. Knight has more than 25 years of experience in communications and corporate foundations. She is married with two children and lives in Glenview, Illinois.

Posted Oct. 18, 2022
Christine Mahoney (Jour) is the public information officer and spokesperson for the University of Colorado Boulder Police Department. Before that, she spent 18 years at CU Boulder, first as an adjunct journalism instructor and then as the internship coordinator for CMCI. Mahoney continues to freelance in the industry, writing for magazines and websites and doing voiceover work.
Posted Oct. 18, 2022

While at CU, Amy Jones (Comm) was the feature twirler for the national champion football team and a member of Kappa Alpha Theta. She had a career in sales, holding key roles in various industries and primarily focused on graphic design and large format printing. Later she began volunteering, working with local schools, women’s scholarships and educational foundations. While at CU, Jones met her husband, Clark Jones (Acct’91). The couple created the Garman/Jones endowments to fund scholarships for CMCI and Leeds students, and they also donate to the CU Athletic Department. They live in Southern California with their daughter and spend as much time in Boulder as possible.

Posted Oct. 12, 2022

Jennifer Alsever (Jour), a business journalist and author based in Eagle, Colorado, released her latest young adult novel, Burying Eva Flores, a paranormal mystery set in Paonia. This is the fifth novel published by Alsever since 2016. When the Coloradan magazine published news about her first trilogy, the Trinity Forest Series, several years ago, L.A.-based film producer Matthew Moore (Engl’93) reached out and they began collaborating on adapting her stories for the big screen. Alsever credits her son, Jacob Beauprez (ExMediaSt’24), with pushing her to write fiction.

 
Posted Oct. 12, 2022

Kris Hudson (Jour) is a director of communications in Dallas for the commercial real estate services company CBRE. She joined CBRE in 2015 after a 20-year journalism career that included 10 years at The Wall Street Journal and five years at The Denver Post.

Posted Oct. 12, 2022

Dan Pacheco (Jour) is beginning his 11th year as the Peter A. Horvitz Endowed Chair in Journalism Innovation at the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. He is working on his first book, Experimenting With Emerging Media Platforms: Field Testing the Future, for publication by Routledge in 2023.

Posted Oct. 12, 2022

Sam Flickinger (Jour) is approaching 14 years at ExpertVoice in Salt Lake City, a software as a service company focused on brand advocacy, retail training, generating helpful product reviews and more. After spending more than a decade in print media, today he is a digital storyteller and editor who chronicles the adventures of the organization’s members and connects them with their 500+ brand partners in a verified community of experts online.

Posted Oct. 12, 2022

Jeff Tahler (Comm) is the managing director at Madica Productions. Madica's hit Netflix series Ginny and Georgia is in production for its second season. The company’s YouTube series Brave Mission amassed more than 4.5 million views in the first month of its release.

Posted Oct. 12, 2022

Tracey Marx Bernstein (Jour) is an executive producer at Yahoo. She creates content in the diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging (DEI&B) space, celebrating different cultures, identities and backgrounds.

Posted Oct. 12, 2022

Brent Schrotenboer (Jour), an enterprise and investigative reporter for USA Today, recently won three national top 10 writing awards from the Associated Press Sports Editors for work he did in 2021. Schrotenboer has received 11 national top 10 awards since 2014. He has been with USA Today since 2012 and covers legal, business and social issues related to sports. He lives in San Diego, California.

Posted Oct. 12, 2022

Sabine Kortals Stein (Bus, Mus’91; MJour) works closely with the dean of the College of Music and the assistant dean for concerts and communications. Additionally, she serves as editor of the college's annual magazine, and edits and contributes to other print and digital publications. She also serves on the College of Music’s diversity committee. Stein’s career comprises music journalism and for-profit and nonprofit communications.

Posted Oct. 12, 2022

This year, Kelly Graziadei (Advert) and her co-founder, Joanna Lee Shevelenko, announced and closed their first institutional venture capital fund, f7 Ventures. The venture capital fund was one of the largest first-time funds launched by female operators. This is particularly notable with only 4% of VC firms in the U.S. led by women. The $50 million fund includes a respected and diverse set of limited partners, and 70% of their investments have been to underrepresented founders.

Posted Oct. 12, 2022

Dave Briggs (Jour) is an anchor for Yahoo Finance. Previously, he worked at CNN, NBC Sports and Fox News as an anchor. 

 
Posted Oct. 12, 2022

Drew Krejci (Advert) is vice president of corporate communications at Optum, a UnitedHealth Group company. Krejci’s time in Boulder launched a career in communications that has taken him to New York City, Washington, D.C., and now Minneapolis, where he lives with his wife and two children.

Posted Oct. 12, 2022

Reid Kaplan (Advert) is a residential real estate broker and value-add apartment investor based in west Los Angeles. In 2021, he ranked in the top 1.5% of realtors in California. Kaplan is married with two sons.

Posted Oct. 12, 2022

Piya Sorcar (Bus, Econ, Jour) is the founder and CEO of the social venture TeachAids, an adjunct affiliate at Stanford University School of Medicine, and a faculty fellow at the Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health. TeachAids HIV education software is used in 82 countries, including areas where HIV-related education was previously forbidden. TeachAids launched CrashCourse concussion education in partnership with 23 of the U.S. Olympic Committee’s national governing bodies. Sorcar lives in Mountain View, California.

Posted Oct. 12, 2022

Ian Cohen (Jour) serves as PayPal’s senior director of global creative strategy and production and head of the brand communications team. He is a four-time Daytime Emmy-nominated television producer, winning twice for Outstanding Daytime Show of the Year for his work on Rachael Ray. He recently became an elected official in his hometown, Wellesley, Massachusetts.

Posted Oct. 12, 2022

Heather Fehringer Mundt (MJour) is a freelance writer. She wrote a comprehensive guide to family travel called Colorado Family Outdoor Adventure, which was published in May 2022 by the University of New Mexico Press. The Colorado native and mom of two teen boys lives in Longmont with her husband and two rescue huskies. She writes about family, adventure and outdoor travel.

Posted Oct. 12, 2022

Mitch Schneider (Jour) and his wife, Tania, welcomed their first child, Ivy Isabella, in mid-July. Schneider is approaching nearly two decades of work in technology software sales. He spent the last four-and-a-half years working for Braze, a customer engagement platform, on the global strategic accounts team, selling to many of the world's largest media and entertainment brands. Braze went public in November 2021.

Posted Oct. 12, 2022

Jake Loskutoff (Comm) was recently nominated for three Emmy Awards for his work with the Los Angeles Angels, Anaheim Ducks and Los Angeles Kings. He continues to grow his production company, LIFEinaVAN Studios, and just completed his first marathon.

Posted Oct. 12, 2022

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