Professor examines how women of color stand up, speak back to cultural assumptions

Professor examines how women of color stand up, speak back to cultural assumptions

Ralina Joseph, just finishing her fourth year as assistant professor in Department of Communication, is the recipient of two prestigious fellowships for the coming year — one from the Ford Foundation* and the other from the Woodrow Wilson Foundation. “The…

Jay Cascio (’86)

University of Washington alumnus and two-time Emmy winner Jay Cascio’s outstanding journalistic accomplishments as a producer and writer with experience in branding and management serve as a template for UW students with hopes of entering the field. “In school, I…

Deb Caletti is the award-winning author of Honey, Baby, Sweetheart.

Deb Caletti (’85): Author draws from academic, personal experiences

When she transferred to the University of Washington from Bellevue Community College, Deb Caletti (www.debcaletti.com) was a small fish in a big pond. “I always loved being on the campus and I still do,” she recalled during an interview. “I…

Ken Mochizuki (’76): Actor turned author works to combat racial stereotypes

Ken Mochizuki (’76): Actor turned author works to combat racial stereotypes

Ken Mochizuki is a man of many talents. Mochizuki majored in communications at a time when the University of Washington offered a TV/radio sequence as major focus. Ken remembers being inspired by Don Pember’s introductory communications class while he was…

Marc Watts, a former reporter for CNN, now works as a broadcast talent agent, training other people who are pursuing careers in news television. Photo courtesy Marc Watts

Marc Watts (’82): Former reporter found justice for man sentenced to death

Ever since Marc Watts graduated from the University of Washington in 1987, he has had an impressive career marked with various achievements. He can count 45 journalism awards to his name, including Emmy and Cable Ace awards. He has worked as…

Recent MCDM graduate wins King County grant

Recent MCDM graduate wins King County grant

King County 4Culture recently awarded a grant of $4,000 to MCDM graduate Vaun Raymond for work on his Lake Union Virtual Museum, a multimedia history website. Raymond established this website as a final project in the MCDM program, with help…

Congratulations to 2009 Communication Hall of Fame inductees

Congratulations to 2009 Communication Hall of Fame inductees

By David Domke Department Chair The Department of Communication in 2004 created a Hall of Fame to honor alumni who have made a significant positive difference in people’s lives. Each year the Department inducts a small number of people who…

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