Alumni News

Andrew Griffin has joined the “Highway 58 Herald” in Oakridge as a full-time assistant to the editor. Griffin graduated in June with a degree in journalism.
Jonathan Bach has been hired by the Oregonian to cover housing and commercial real estate. While at UO, he was editor of “Ethos” magazine. He graduated in 2016 with a degree in journalism.
Denise Silfee ’20 wanted a career that combined her love of nature with writing and photography, so she got her wish after earning a Journalism Master’s from the SOJC.
The UO Alumni Association is celebrating Pride Month and the diverse identities of alumni identifying as LGBTQ+, including SOJC alumni Randy Shilts ’77, Sally Sheklow ’76, and Bethany Grace Howe ’19.
Zaria Parvez, the witty social media maven behind Duolingo’s viral TikToks, started working at the company right after she graduated from the SOJC in 2020. It was the only job she applied for.
Listen to this podcast to hear Nathan Stevens ’16, a communication specialist at Briscoe Center for American History, talk about combining his love of journalism with his knowledge of audio storytelling.
Find out why the SOJC's Strategic Communication Master's program in Portland is a good fit for mid-career professionals and how it leads to better jobs and higher salaries for graduates.
Networking with UO alumni and working for the student-led Duck TV station helped four SOJC students get news, sports and weather jobs at local TV news stations.
Media and women's rights activist Emrakeb Woldearegay shares her journey traveling from Ethiopia to Eugene with her family to pursue her dream of earning a doctorate in communication and media studies.
The Oregon chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists has named KLCC’s Nathan Wilk its 2024 Rookie of the Year. Wilk ’23 was part of the Snowden Internship Program before joining KLCC in 2023.