Technology is changing fast, and it’s driving massive shifts in the fields of journalism and communication. The SOJC's Journalism Advancement Council helps us stay relevant. It keeps us on the leading edge. It tells us what real-world skills our students need to cultivate. These experts in the field are instrumental in ensuring the SOJC lives up to its reputation for excellence.
Anne Marie Levis, MBA ’96
President Funk/Levis & Associates
Barbara Blangiardi ’79
SVP Strategies & Creative Partnerships FOX Sports
President & Publisher, Random Lengths Publications (retired)
Scott Bedbury ’80
Founder and CEO of Brandstream, Inc.
Cameron Blanchard ’91
SVP of Communications, Charter Communications
Therese Bottomly ’83
Editor and Vice President of Content, The Oregonian/OregonLive
Reid Carr ‘98
CEO, Red Door Interactive
Co-founder/Advertising (retired) Sports Incorporated
Tonya Dressel ’88
University of Oregon Foundation Board Member
Drake Hills ’18
Sports Reporter, The Tennessean
Chairman and Chief Connectivity Officer, IW Group, Inc.
Executive News Director (retired) KGW-TV
Ryan Knutson ’09
Co-host and News Editor of The Journal podcast, The Wall Street Journal
Nancy Loo ’86
West Coast Bureau Correspondent, NewsNation
Michele Matassa Flores ’85
Executive Editor, The Seattle Times
Gina Matthews ’90
Television Producer, Writer
Founder of Little Engine Productions
Jim Pensiero ’75
Deputy Managing Editor (retired), The Wall Street Journal
Erica Pereira Kubr ’00
Director, Technology Communications & Global Operations
Neal Rosen ’74
Owner, Rosen Communications (retired)
Anna Sanford ’06
Senior Director, Global Strategy and Operations, Global Government Engagement, Visa, Inc.
Betty Staniak ’80
Writer/Brand Strategist (freelance)
Senior Writer/Producer, State Farm Creative (retired)
Chief Marketing Office Entercom Communications Corp.
Jane Wildman ’83
Past President and Board of Directors Member (current), Combe, Inc.
Tracy Wong ’81
Chairman and Creative Director, WONGDOODY