David Smail (Advert) is a professor of practice in CMCI’s Department of Advertising, Public Relations and Media Design. Before returning to CU Boulder in 2016, David served as the chairman and executive director of BBDO Vietnam.

Posted Oct. 24, 2017

In June 2017, Alison (Ali) Bay (Jour)  was appointed deputy press secretary for Californian Gov. Jerry Brown Jr. She previously served as the deputy director for the California Department of Public Health's Offic eof Public Affairs. Alsion has lived in California for 20 years. 

Posted Nov. 15, 2018

After 18 years at 9News in Denver, Cheryl Preheim (Comm) anchored her last newscast for the station in 2016. The Indiana native has interviewed countless newsmakers, including former President Jimmy Carter and Nobel Peace Prize recipient Malala Yousafzai. Cheryl and her family now live in Atlanta, Georgia, where she works as a morning anchor for WXIA. 

Posted Nov. 15, 2018

Jason Gewirtz (Jour) will attend his fifth Olympic Games in 2020 for SportsTravel magazine, where he has served as editor and publisher since 2014. Recently, he moderated a session on the economic impact of running events at the IAAF Global Running Conference in Lanzhou, China. He and his wife, Niki (CommDisor’94), live in Centennial with their son, Jonas.   

Posted Nov. 12, 2019

Julie (Dybdahl) Meidlinger (MJour) is program coordinator for Raritan, a quarterly journal of politics and letters based at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

Posted Oct. 16, 2020

Jason Gewirtz (Jour) was in Tokyo to cover his fifth Olympic Games as editor and publisher of SportsTravel magazine. In June, he was named to the board of directors of the Sports Events and Tourism Association.

Posted Oct. 20, 2021

Jeff Tahler (Comm) is the managing director at Madica Productions. Madica's hit Netflix series Ginny and Georgia is currently in production of 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 May. 4, 2022