The College of Media, Communication and Information was established in 2015. The CMCI alumni community includes you, your classmates and all graduates of the Department of Communication and the former School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

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Christine Mahoney (Jour) is the public information officer and spokesperson for the University of Colorado Boulder Police Department. Prior to 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. 24, 2017

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

Jonathan Treisman (Comm) is the senior director for strategic planning for the Television Academy and Emmy Awards, where he works with Fortune 500 companies and innovative brands on sponsorship integrations within their high-profile entertainment industry events. Previously, he worked in business development at some of the world’s largest media and entertainment companies, including AEG, NBCUniversal and The Walt Disney Co.

Posted Oct. 20, 2021

JB Brockman (Jour) creates content for the multimedia and marketing teams at Scaled Agile in Boulder. She has also written copy for Ogilvy and Leopard, as well as news stories for CBS4 in Denver and various small businesses. For fun, she rides mountain bikes, plays tennis, travels and is a volunteer ski patroller at Winter Park Resort.

Posted Oct. 20, 2021

Matt Reed (Jour) is the newest communications strategist at Curley & Pynn Public Relations Management, where he manages media relations, social media and marketing communications to support the agency’s execution of strategic public relations for its clients. Before joining the firm, Reed was communications director and assistant superintendent for Brevard Public Schools. Reed also offers 24 years’ experience as a journalist and editor, including 16 years as senior editor for Florida Today—a member of the USA Today network.

Posted Oct. 16, 2020

After a long stretch with Golf Magazine and Sports Illustrated, during which he worked remotely from Boise, Idaho, Cameron Morfit (Jour) is writing for the PGA Tour. He lives in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.

Posted Nov. 12, 2019

Tom Brown (Advert) is the director of Facebook’s Creative Shop. Based in Menlo Park, California, the Creative Shop helps major brands and small businesses develop Facebook-specific content.

Posted Jun. 3, 2019

As vice president of marketing at Match Media Group, Vicki Shapiro (Comm) works with leading brands to bring their messaging to a portfolio of dating apps, including Tinder, OK Cupid and Match. With more than 15 years of experience developing marketing programs, Vicki oversees the creative and research teams to support the sales staff worldwide. She previously worked as vice president of digital for the sports division at Madison Square Garden. Vicki lives in New York City.

Posted Oct. 16, 2020

Bill Shander (MJour) has been in information design and data visualization for 25 years. In addition to working with clients through his company, Beehive Media, he teaches data storytelling and visualization workshops
for organizations around the world, including the U.S. government, Starbucks, the International Monetary Fund and others. All of his journalism skills are put “to good use in my work on a regular basis,” he says.

Posted Oct. 16, 2020

Fields Moseley (Jour) is communications director for Maricopa County in Arizona, where his team manages media relations, marketing and internal communications. During the COVID-19 pandemic he led the county’s Joint Information Center. Before joining the county in 2015, Fields spent two decades as a broadcast reporter and anchor across the country, including in the Phoenix and Salt Lake City markets. Fields and his family live in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Posted Oct. 16, 2020

Angela Johnson (Jour) is the senior vice president of national publicity at Fox Searchlight Pictures, where she has overseen publicity and awards campaigns for Academy Award Best Picture winners Slumdog Millionaire, Birdman and The Shape of Water. Previously, she managed releases and campaigns for Lost in Translation, The Pianist and Traffic at Focus Features/USA Films, and for The Shawshank Redemption at Castle Rock Entertainment. She is a member of The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences and lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two sons.

Posted Nov. 12, 2019

Katherine Wegher Haney (Comm) is the public affairs director for North Carolina’s Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission. When she is not spending time with her husband, two daughters and miniature dachshund, she volunteers for a nonprofit working to prevent congenital diaphragmatic hernias.

Posted Nov. 12, 2019

Megan Garcia (Jour) has worked for Chevron in San Francisco for more than a decade. She is a communications advisor for the company’s digital transformation program. 

Posted Jun. 3, 2019

Doug Claussen (MJour) is the founder, publisher and editor of the I-70 Scout & Eastern Colorado News. The publication, established in 1994, covers news on the Eastern Plains of Colorado, including the towns of Watkins, Bennett, Strasburg, Byers, Deer Trail and Agate. In October 2019, Doug celebrated his 25th anniversary with the publication. 

Posted Jun. 3, 2019

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

Mike Davies (Jour) is senior vice president for field operations with Fox Sports, where he has worked for 15 years. Before that, he spent nine years with HBO Sports. He’s chair of Sports Video Group, a trade organization formed to promote technical excellence in the sports industry. He lives in Encino, California.

Posted Oct. 20, 2021

Jill Painter Lopez (Jour) was recognized as the 2019 Southern California Sports Broadcasters (SCSB) reporter of the year for her reporting on the Los Angeles Angels and Anaheim Ducks for Fox Sports West. She shared the award with Alanna Rizzo (IntBus’97; MJour’03), who covers the Dodgers for SportsNet LA.

Posted Oct. 16, 2020

Jennifer (Pollice) Darrow (Jour) works for Denver- based production company Citizen Pictures. She is an executive producer on Food Network’s hit series Diners, Drive-ins and Dives and has received four Emmy nominations since working on the show.

Posted Oct. 16, 2020

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