Alumni News

SOJC alumni Eric and Betty Staniak met in class at UO. Now they support students, faculty, facilities and programs in Portland with an endowment focused on journalism and media technology.
Journalism alum Bonnie Shelton explains how SOJC faculty helped prepare her for her job overseeing all communications for the City of Boise’s 96 parks and 210 miles of trails.
Multimedia Journalism Master’s alum Rita Sabler ’23 paired her digital art with animation skills she learned at the SOJC to create a beautiful and moving documentary about global funeral practices.
In fewer than two years after graduation, PR and journalism alum Carly Ebisuya ’21 landed her dream job as director of PR for the WNBA team the Chicago Sky. Find out how the SOJC helped her get there.
Through the Strategic Communication Master’s program, Natalia Orozco ’21 upped her strategy game and made a contact that helped her land her dream job as a director at Spitfire Strategies.
At the 30th anniversary of his death, KLCC profiled SOJC Hall of Achievement member Randy Shilts ’77, a San Francisco Chronicle journalist who launched his career as an openly gay man.
SOJC alum Jeanne Keevil was editor of the Daily Emerald in the 1940s, a Southern California newspaper reporter, and the first editor of the Irvine World News, according to her LA Times obituary.
At the 30th anniversary of his death, OPB profiles SOJC Hall of Achievement member Randy Shilts ’77, a San Francisco Chronicle journalist who launched his career as an openly gay man.
Check out our annual yearbook to see what our students, faculty, and staff have been up to all year and how we’re advancing communication theory and practice to prepare our students for the future.
Prior to moving to Eugene to join the doctoral program at the UO School of Journalism and Communication, Teddy Workneh had no knowledge of Oregon and hardly any about the United States, but he was passionate about the research opportunity.