Hall of Fame inductee, literary journalist Lauren Kessler mentors next generation of storytellers

Hall of Fame inductee, literary journalist Lauren Kessler mentors next generation of storytellers

When searching the name Lauren Kessler (Ph.D., 1980) on Google, one might first discover that Kessler is a literary nonfiction writer and author of thirteen books, including Pacific Northwest Book Award winner “Dancing with Rose” and Oregon Book Award winner…

KUOW’s Ross Reynolds stays ahead of radio industry curve, inducted to Alumni Hall of Fame

KUOW’s Ross Reynolds stays ahead of radio industry curve, inducted to Alumni Hall of Fame

Ross Reynolds’ (M.C., 2011) long-lasting career in the radio industry has taken him around the Pacific Northwest, with stints in Alaska, Washington D.C., and Massachusetts – but no matter where he was, the resounding sentiment from colleagues is that he…

Unconventional path leads alum Larry Soriano (’78) back to Seattle

Unconventional path leads alum Larry Soriano (’78) back to Seattle

After growing up in the Seattle area and attending Roosevelt High School, enrolling at the University of Washington felt like it was a part of the culture for Larry Soriano (B.A., 1978). He carried on a legacy that dated back…

Ed Joyce (’77) receives APTRA Award for Best Light Feature in Radio

Ed Joyce (’77) receives APTRA Award for Best Light Feature in Radio

Do you know the difference between a speed hump, lump, undulation, table, and raised crosswalk? Ed Joyce (B.A., 1977) is a reporter and anchor at Capitol Public Radio in Sacramento and took home the Best Light Feature Award in the…

2015 Alumni Hall of Fame Ceremony

2015 Alumni Hall of Fame Ceremony

Every year, the UW Department of Communication honors outstanding alumni who are making a difference in their careers and out in their communities by inducting them in to the Department’s Alumni Hall of Fame. Selections were made based on input…

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