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Alumna Phyllis Fletcher (M.C., 2011) accepted the position of Managing Editor of the Northwest News Network (N3), a news service to public radio stations in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. She will manage the award-winning N3 as a collaboration of thirteen…

Alumni Hall of Fame inductee Sharon Carey LeeMaster (’57) leaves lasting legacy in fundraising world

Years ago when Sharon Carey LeeMaster (B.A., 1957) was accepted to a major university with a partial scholarship, her mother half-jokingly told her, “You can’t go there; we go to the University of Washington.” LeeMaster became the third generation of…

UW Huskies Neil and Nancy McReynolds' nonprofit legacy honored with Board Fellows Endowment.

The Foster School of Business recognizes Department of Communication and School of Education alumnus Neil McReynolds and his wife Nancy McReynolds, an alumna of the Foster School, for their years of nonprofit and board service with a named Board Fellows…

VIDEO: Comm Lead’s Lauren Palumbi/Razz Embarks on Cross-Country Tour with Direct Divide Band

Communication Leadership’s Lauren Palumbi knows how to rock. After completing her Master of Communication in Digital Media (MCDM) degree in fall 2013, the alumna—who goes by Razz on stage and screen—devoted herself fully to music. She credits the program with…

Comm Lead Alumna Annette Frahm Wins National Awards for Video Work

Annette Frahm’s video, “Palliative Care: Helping Patients Improve Quality of Life,” has won two national awards: a Clarion Award from the Association for Women in Communications (AWC) and a Videographer Award of Distinction. The Communication Leadership alumna and independent communications…

Risk and Reward: Alumna Julien Perry takes the unbeaten path

From radio gigs to starting her own espresso catering business, Julien Perry (B.A., 1996) isn’t quite sure how she emerged into writing about Seattle restaurants and chefs. Now the Food and Dining Editor for Seattle Magazine, Perry alludes to two…

Philip Garland (’01, ’03) awarded 2014 Outstanding Early Career Award

At this year’s Inaugural Leadership Luncheon, Philip Garland (B.A., 2001; M.A., 2003) received the 2014 Outstanding Early Career Award from the Department of Communication for his impressive career accomplishments and a commitment to the public good. Originally from Los Angeles,…

Lori Matsukawa posts a photo on Facebook of her and Ed White sharing a toast in the KING 5 newsroom.

On June 7, the Northwest Chapter of The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) held its 51st Annual Northwest Regional Emmy Awards. UW Department of Communication alumni were among the award recipients, honoring their commitment to the field and…

Alum Jack Hart to sign copies of debut novel at U Bookstore

Former managing editor and writing coach at the Oregonian, Jack Hart (B.A., 1968) will participate in a reading and book signing of his debut novel “Skookum Summer: A Novel of the Pacific Northwest” (UW Press) on Tuesday, June 10 at…

Two UW Comm alums continue Dawg Dash tradition in NYC

Libby Leahy (B.A., 2005) and Holly Harlow (B.A., 2006) were both Communication majors at the University of Washington and lived in the same sorority, but little did they know they would discover each other again at a Husky basketball game…

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