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Brady, '89, Building the Future of Online Journalism

Jim Brady, SOC BA/'89, helped to launch washingtonpost.com in 1996, spent four years at America Online and then returned to washingtonpost.com in 2004 as executive editor, helping it win the first-ever national Emmy for Web work in 2006.

Barry Josephson

Barry Josephson Makes Hits

Barry Josephson is an accomplished film and television producer, serving as president of his own production company Josephson Entertainment.

Susan Zirinsky

TV News Trailblazer

“I am proud of American and proud to be an alum of the School of Communication,” says Susan Zirinsky.

Michael Kempner, alumni success story

Michael Kempner

The awards keep coming for Michael Kempner, named 2009 PR Executive of the Year at the seventh annual American Business Awards, and for MWW Group, the firm that he founded, whose new web site won Best-in-Class among advertising, marketing and PR agencies.

Tony Perkins and wife Rhonda Perkins outside the McKinley Building, photo by Jeff Watts.

From SOC to Fox News, and Back Again

FOX News' Tony Perkins, SOC/BA '81, and his wife, Rhonda, made a generous $100,000 gift to name the Tony and Rhonda Perkins Classroom.