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SOC Alums Know Politics & the 2012 Elections

Meet the Press executive producer Betsy Fischer, SOC/MA '96, shares the helm of the popular program with fellow AU alum David Gregory, SIS/BA '92, who was recently tapped as the show's new moderator.

Network of Success

Executive producer Betsy Fischer, SOC/MA '96, helms Meet the Press with moderator and AU alum David Gregory, SIS/BA '92.

Ethan Klapper

Ethan Klapper, BA '11, is the politics social media editor at The Huffington Post, where he manages the social media presence of the site's popular politics section.

Ed O'Keefe, traveled to swing states for The Washington Post's 2chambers -- Inside Congress

Ethan Klapper

Jackie Kucinich, covers politics for USA TODAY, and recently appeared on MSNBC's Reliable Sources with SOC's Jane Hall, her former professor. Watch video from Reliable Sources:
Clinton Steals the Show
Romney Meets the Press

Alumna Erin McPike is a national political reporter at RealClear Politics.
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AU has the most politically active students according to Princeton Review

Ethan Klapper

Seung Min Kim, uses her journalism MA as a reporter at Politico.
Kim on Politico

Kevin Chappell of the interactive journalism program is the longtime White House correspondent for Ebony and has interviewed Obama.

Ethan Klapper

Wes Barrett, White House/Politics Producer, Fox News Channel, and his former SOC classmate and current colleague Cherie Grzech, Director of News and Politics, Fox News Channel. Each received a Master's of Journalism from SOC in 2010.

Political Communication MA alumna Stephanie Slade at Winston Group where she is a star according to David Winston.

Political Communication MA alumna Emily Rogers at DCCC doing message and opposition research, Video Research Associate at Democratic National Committee

Political Communication MA alumna Melanie Buck fundraises for Democratic Senatorial candidates as a Junior Account Executive at Anne Lewis Strategies, a boutique firm.

Ethan Klapper

Political Communication MA alumna Shannon Rice, Radio Production Assistant at C-SPAN.