Meet our Public Relations Program Alumni

A degree in public relations opens doors in every industry across the nation. Our graduates have landed highly sought-after jobs with PR agencies and in-house communication teams, and leveraged their transferable skills into careers in law, business, human resources, nonprofit management, and beyond. Check out what some of our alumni are up to now:

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.
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.
The SOJC alum, who has been an entrepreneur since she was a young girl, launched The Jefas, a first-of-its-kind beauty platform with aspirations to be the Sephora for Latina-founded brands. 
The public relations alum advises on strategy and communications for Colorado governor Jared Polis.
Discover how one UO School of Journalism and Communication alum advocates for patients using the skills she learned getting her public relations degree.
Strategic storytelling is where public relations alum Nicole Leverich found her niche. Now she’s vice president of communications at LinkedIn.
As the diversity, equity, and inclusion specialist for Sony Music Group, Madilyne Nguyen-Acosta draws on her passion for culture—and the knowledge gained from her SOJC degree.
Ali AAsum harnessed the hands-on experience gained through her SOJC degree to propel her toward a PR career. She now manages the Ninkasi Brewing brand.
Bilingual, tech savvy, and dynamic, Grace Hashiguchi landed a job with global PR firm Edelman San Francisco.
At UO, Cameron Rogers covered Ducks football and basketball as an intern for CBS’s 247 Sports. He parlayed those narrative skills into a job as an e-commerce specialist for men's activewear.