Alumni co-direct SAAFF for second year, highlighting Asian Americans in film

Alumni Vanessa Au (Ph.D., 2012) and Kevin Bang (B.A., 2005) both noticed a shortage of Asian American faces and stories being told in mainstream media and in films shown at independent film festivals in Seattle. When the Northwest Asian American…

Teens and social media: danah boyd to visit UW Comm

Beyond her eclectic style and one-of-a-kind personality, danah boyd is known as an expert on youth culture and technology, debunking many people’s beliefs that the Internet is a villain in teens’ lives. In her new book, “It’s Complicated: the social…

Alumna Kayla Webley (’07) finds success in large NYC market

Journalism and political science graduate Kayla Webley (B.A., 2007) made the most of her time at the University of Washington, but she didn’t stop there. Webley went on to attend graduate school at Northwestern University, landed a job at TIME…

Undergrad Devon Geary wins Hearst Journalism Award

When lecturer Caley Cook sent out an email to all journalism majors about the Hearst Journalism Awards, undergraduate Devon Geary jumped at the chance to submit a couple of segments in the “Broadcast News: Television Feature” category  from her internship…

Lisa Coutu to give final Inaugural Lecture of this academic year

Lisa Coutu will be the final presenter in the Communication Department’s 2013-14 Inaugural Lecture Series. In this series, recently promoted full professors and principal lecturers in the Department of Communication offer reflective, autobiographical lectures on the questions and ideas that…

Alumni Hall of Fame member David Marriott receives prestigious PRSA award

David Marriott (B.A., 1967) has been a public relations professional for 35 years and is known as an expert in the field of crisis communication, tackling cases like the crash of Alaska Airlines flight 261 in 2000 and more recently…

Career Exploration trips to L.A. and NYC

UW Communication undergrads: Are you interested in pursuing a career in the entertainment and information industry? Apply to meet leading executives in Los Angeles and to tour the facilities of TV and film producers, journalists, PR professionals, and digital animators….

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