Alumni News

Sarah Mensah '87, an SOJC alum, was the first Black woman to become chief operating officer of an NBA team. Now she leads Nike's Jordan Brand.
Sravya Tadepalli '19, who is keenly aware of the unequal attention some artists get, focuses her journalism on reflecting “the lived experiences of people most impacted by injustice.”
Alex Horwitch ’12 credits a UO social media class for a string of events that led to a viral video, a stint on “The Voice,” and jobs for Disney, MLB and DreamWorks.
Three Clark Honors College graduates from SOJC's class of 2018 say their theses helped them launch successful careers in the advertising industry.
Tiara Darnell ’18, a double-alum of the SOJC’s Multimedia Journalism and Strategic Communication master’s programs, opened Blaxicocina, the only soul food restaurant in Mexico City.
To kick off Women’s History Month, Oregon Quarterly is honoring the Mighty Women of Mighty Oregon, including several SOJC alumni, faculty, staff, and students.
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.