Alumni from the Communication Studies department have gone on to have fulfilling, successful careers. Below is a list of some of our alumni, which can help prospective and current Communication Studies students visualize possible future careers.
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Joseph Passantino ’16
Joseph is a Technology Fellow at Hill+Knowlton Strategies.
Mallory Korz ’16
Mallory is an Assistant Negotiator of national media activation at Orion Worldwide.
Peter Kennedy ’16
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Peter is a scheduling coordinator at WE tv .
Katherine Caratenuto ’16
Katherine is a Post Production Assistant at Big Fish Entertainment.
Nadine Hamilton ’16
Nadine is an Enrollment Advisor at Terra Education Inc.
Connor Nasto ’16
Connor works in business development for Statista Global.
Daniel Biondello ’16
Daniel is a Title Officer at Allied Title LLC.
Lauren Longo ’16
Lauren is a research assistant at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Folake Ayiloge ’16
Folake is a Production Assistant at Syfy.
Rebecca Celestina ’16
Rebecca is an Assistant in Digital Activation at Vizeum.
Alex Lightcap ’16
Alex is an account executive at Fieldlens.
Stephanie Orfanakos ’16
Stephanie is the Digital Marketing Coordinator at Kraus Marketing.
Sara Lambert ’16
Sara is a creative services associate at OFC.
Kathryn Horiates ’16
Kathryn is a Logger at The Daily Show with Trevor Noah.
Kyle Bauer ’15
After graduating in May 2015 with a specialization in Public & Mass Communication, Kyle now works as an Associate Strategic Planner for McCann Echo.
Michelle Nitti ’15
Michelle is a communications coordinator for Fidelity Investments.
Marc Menickella ’15
Marc is an Associate Global Product Manager at WHEATON Industries.
Krysti Peitz ’15
Krysti is a Marketing Coordinator for Herbert I Ellis.
Stephanie Van Heest ’15
Stephanie is a social media coordinator at Secor Farms.
Stephanie Agresti ’15
Stephanie is a Corporate Communications Publicist at Scholastic.
Rachel Leva ’15
Rachel is a Content Distribution Marketing Coordinator at NBC Universal.
Christopher Minitelli ’15
Christopher works as a Client Service Representative for VH1 Networks, where he works with a number of different groups to manage multimillion-dollar accounts as they move through the post-sale process.
James Etheridge ’15
James is currently a Master’s Student at Columbia University.
Shirley Guzman ’15
Shirley is a Log Editor for Univision Communications Inc., where she creates radio traffic logs to maximize inventory.
Tyler Miller ’15
Tyler is a facilitator at Carver & Associates, where he conducts programs to help people reach their full potential.
Lauren Meyers ’15
Lauren is a Project Assistant at Otsuka Pharmaceutical Companies.
Erica Rodriguez ’15
Erica is a Training & Technical Assistance Coordinator at UCEDC.
Jaqueline Ilkowitz ’15
Jaqueline works as a Production Coordinator at Comedy Central.
Isabelle Tan ’15
Isabelle works as a Program Information and Communications Associate at Princeton in Africa.
Rachel Chlebowski ’14
Rachel works as an Editorial Assistant at Random House Children’s Books.
Angelica Anas ’14
Angelica is a PR specialist at Rutgers University.
Regina Yorkgitis ’14
Regina is currently a 7th grade science teacher.
Nicole Thompson ’14
Nicole is an Intern Coordinator at SAG-AFTRA.
Kylie Moore ’14
Kylie is a Live Events Coordinator for NJ 101.5 where she coordinates logistics for live events and manages event budgets.
Noelle Paredes ’14
Noelle is an Editorial Assistant for HGTV Magazine.
Shaylyn O’Sullivan ’14
Shaylyn is an Program Manager at BioPharm Communications.
Joshua Fidler ’14
Joshua is a Desk Assistant at Fox News.
Tara Criscuolo ’14
Tara works as the Marketing Coordinator for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
Kate Allen ’14
Kate is an account manager for The Herald Group.
William Anari, Jr ’14
William works in the Business Development department at WheyClean LLC.
Amanda Meling ’14
Amanda is a Sales Coordinator at PointSource, LLC.
Natalie Schiavi ’14
Natalie is a liability claims adjuster for Allstate Insurance.
Joanna Jia ’14
Joanna works as a freelance writer at Upwork.
Jason Chalmers ’14
Jason works at Programmatic Yield Manager at Turner.
Leah DePalo ’14
Leah is a Database Marketing Associate at BlackRock.
Alexis Ganz ’14
Alexis is a Senior Account Executive at Prosek Partners.
Stefanie Urso ’14
Stefanie is an Executive Communications Specialist at Voya Financial.
Sarah McDougall ’14
Sarah is an English teacher at the Bunyawat Witthayalai School in Thailand.
Lauryn Resotka ’13
Lauryn is a freelance Creative Consultant and Designer.
Carly Koziol ’13
Carly is a J.D. candidate and a court-certified mediator at the Rutgers School of Law.
Michelle Futerfas ’13
Michelle is an project manager at Red Nucleus.
Vincent Wase ’13
Vincent is a Customer Service Manager at CBRE.
Brianna O’Connor ’13
Brianna is an Integrated Marketing & Associate Upfront Producer at Independent Film Channel.
Jessica Hernandez ’13
Jessica is a Client Service Coordinator at the Banfield Pet Hospital where she assists clients and managers finances.
Thomas Riley ’13
Thomas is a financial adviser for Mass Mutual
Eric Moran ’13
Eric is a Sales Associate for Quinlan & Associates.
Amy Wilson ’13
Amy is a Marketing Associate for Duff & Phelps.
Rebecca Nurbin ’13
Rebecca is a Sales Representative at Endo Pharmaceuticals.
Julianne Grandal ’13
Julianne is a Senior Project manager at MTV Networks.
Gabrielle Messinger ’13
Gabrielle is a customer relations manager at VPAR Golf..
Tyler Fugazzie ’13
Tyler is the Marketing and Communications manager at Virtual Enterprises International, Inc.
Jane Howell ’13
Jane is a strategic analytics associate at Alteryx..
Caroline English ’13
Caroline is a social media producer at WNYC radio..
Natalie Steele ’13
Natalie is an account executive at Salesforce.
Meghan Busch ’13
Meghan is an account executive for Rubenstein Public Relations.
Victoria Covert ’13
Victoria is the Director of Client Services at ExecuJobs.
Lisa McKeegan ’13
Lisa works as an account manager at Twist Mktg, a W2O company.
Melissa Radzimski ’13
Melissa is a social media editor at The Huffington Post.
U-Jin Lee ’13
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U-Jin works in business development at GLG.
Audrey Hix ’12
Audrey is an Outreach Coordinator at Vermont Natural Coatings where she coordinates outreach events and helps build and support partner relationships.
Caroline Aponte ’12
Caroline is an senior Account Executive at Coyne PR.
Roberto Ferrantelli ’12
Roberto is a Project Coordinator for Dialog Direct.
Angela Pineiro ’12
Angela is a Strategic Account Coordinator at Microsoft.
Caitlyn Preciado ’12
Caitlyn is an HR assistant at Nyack Hospital.
John Zoppina ’12
John is a Service and Support Administrator at Apple.
Emily Mankowski ’12
Emily is a Technical Strategic Sourcer for athenahealth, where she works with recruiters and hiring managers to find talent.
Kaitlin Connor ’12
Kaitlin is a senior consultant at Social Edge Consulting, LLC.
Jillian Irizarry ’12
Jillian is a manager of Integrated Investment at UM Worldwide.
Domenick Wissel ’12
Domenick is a Social Media Marketing Manager at Strategic Products and Services.
Kimberly Boden ’12
Kimberly is a director at Talener.
Eboni Wingo ’12
Eboni is an Account Executive at TogoRun.
Ellina Sukharenko ’12
Ellina works as a Claims Supervisor for Progressive Insurance.
Robert Tronolone, Jr. ’12
Robert is a Data Analyst for SHI International Corp.
Kevin Jourdain ’12
Kevin is the Store Manager for Barnes & Noble College at Westminster Choir College.
Kathleen Ward ’12
Kathleen works at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine as a Senior Research Program Coordinator.
Salvatore Paternostro ’12
Salvatore is an Office Manager at SiteCompli.
Ryan Yorke ’11
Ryan is an account manager for Global Knowledge.
Danielle Diglio ’11
Danielle is a 6th grade teacher.
Jillian Shaw ’11
Jillian is a Strategy Supervisor for PHD Worldwide.
Marquita Harris ’11
Marquita is a case manager for Women of Hope.
Colleen Cawley ’11
Colleen is a computer operations analyst working in Quality Control for the University of Pennsylvania.
Amanda Coe ’11
Amanda is an E-Marketing Specialist at Olympus.
Hannah Pagan ’11, JD ’14
Hannah works as a corporate counselor for Obsidian Analysis, Inc. and is a member of the Maryland Bar.
Ashley Platt ’11
Ashley is a paid media specialist at the Vitamin Shoppe.
Rebecca Vogt ’11
Rebecca is currently a reporter and fill-in anchor with Time Warner Cable News in Buffalo, New York
Michelle Yzaguirre ’11
Michelle us an Assistant Editor and Production Assistant at SPIKE.
Elizabeth Fella ’11
Elizabeth is an Account Manager at Yesmail where she oversees day-to-day with clients.
Tara Shanahan ’11
Tara is a Senior Publicity manager at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
Suha Gur ’11
Suha is a video engineer at Sony Music Entertainment.
Lauren Lorenzo ’10
Lauren currently works as a senior account executive at Coyne PR.
Maren Morsch ’10
Maren is an Environmental Educator for the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation.
Truc-Lan Vu ’10, M.A ’12
Truc-Lan is a 4th grade teacher.
Raquel Fleig ’10
Raquel is a Content Strategy Associate at iCIMS.
Jessica Clarke ’10
Jessica is a Promotions/Marketing Manager at CBS Radio.
Dan Verello ’10
Dan is an Assignment Editor for CBS 3 – Philadelphia.
Ashley Minervini ’10
Ashley is a senior social media manager for Lord & Taylor.
Renee D’Amore ’10
Renee is an Associate Vice President and a Learning and Development Associate at Bessemer Trust.
Jaime Riccio ’10
Jaime is an instructor at LaGuardia Community College.
Michael O’Donnell ’10
Michael is a Senior Marketing Specialist at Comcast Business.
Robin Deehan ’10
Robin is a sports anchor and reporter at WBRE-TV.
Allison DiMeglio ’09
Allison is a Human Resources Generalist at Marsh & McLennan Companies.
Matthew Uhrich ’09
Matthew is currently a Media Production Supervisor at Therapeutic Research Center.
Cindy Sura ’09
Cindy is an Associate Manager of Store Communications at Aeropostale.
Maria Montroni Currais ’09
Maria is an ESL teacher at Somerdale Park School.
Janna Raudenbush ’09
Janna works as a Special Assistant to the Administrator for the Department of Agriculture.
Meghan Biango ’09
Meghan is a senior manager of public relations at Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5th.
Erin Dillon ’09
Erin is the Marketing Strategist/Producer at Hairpin Communications.
Jessica Omland ’09
Jessica is a sales recruiting specialist for Weichert, Realtors.
Kristen Kiernicki ’09
Kristen is a senior copywriter at Precision for Value and an Adjunct Professor for TCNJ’s Communication Studies department.
Danielle Yannotti ’09
Danielle is a human resources coordinator for Viacom.
Kevin Gilligan ’09
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Kevin works at NASA Headquarters as a management and program analyst.
Teegan Conti ’08
Teegan is a director of partnerships at Amplified Marketing.
Stephanie Berzinski ’08
Stephanie is an anchor and reporter for WPBF 25 News in West Palm Beach, Florida.
Rowena Briones Winkler ’08
Rowena is the managing director of the Oral Communication program at the University of Maryland.
Melissa Wygand ’08
Melissa is the Manager of International Publishing at Nickelodeon.
Jenny Smith ’08
Jenny is an office manager at bader rutter.
Rachel Harrison ’08
Rachel is a Public Affairs Officer at NYU.
Andrew Pearson ’08
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Andrew works as a senior video producer at M Booth and also owns A.D. Pictures LLC, which produces high-quality video content for clients.
Tracy Pogue ’07
Tracy works as a director of project management at R2integrated.
Kevin O’Connor Jr. ’07
Kevin is an SEO & Analytics manager for One400.
Tom Hipper ’07
Tom Hipper is the Program Manager of the Center for Public Health Readiness and Communication (CPHRC) at the Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health.
Kimberly Bernardo ’07
Kimberly is an Administrative Assistant at NBC Universal.
Lindsey Borda Mitros ’07
Lindsey is an Outreach Specialist at the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
Justin Grazioli ’07
Justin is a senior Writer/Producer/Editor at Syfy.
Annelise Catanzaro ’06
Annelise is a manager at Barnabas Health.
Anna Brodetsky-Lubischer ’06
Anna is the Director of Public Relations and Marketing at Burn-n-Blast Training and also works as a freelancer in public relations and marketing.
Jose Zuniga ’06
Jose is a marketing & SEO manager for MakeSpace.
Kate McCormick ’06
Kate is an Account Supervisor at SS+K.
Stefanie Gratale ’06
Stefanie is currently a graduate Research Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania.
Meghan Becker ’06
Meghan is a senior account manager of the Government department at John Wiley and Sons.
Amy Kester ’06
Amy works at HP in Strategic Marketing & Communications.
Mike O’Brien ’06
Mike is a Senior Manager of Global Consumer Insights for Verizon Consumer Insights.
Kendall Anderson ’06
Kendall is the Operations Director at Hall & Partners.
Brigid Mara-Sedlak ’06
Brigid is a group Copy Supervisor at ghg summit.
Shaheen Mamawala ’06
Shaheen is a policy advisor for health at the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services in New York.
Carly Reichert Blake ’05
Carly is a production coordinator at MLB Network.
Vincent Petrillo ’05
Vincent is a Sales Manager for Trustpilot.
Alex Rotsettis ’05
Alex is the national Director of Onsite Strategic Accounts at Concentra,
Lauren Castellano ’05
Lauren is the Director of Marketing & Communications at USI Insurance Services.
Nicole Bullock ’05
Nicole is the Associate Director of Development & Marketing at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Mercer County.
Katelyn Leondi ’05
Katelyn is the head of Communications at ProSight Specialty Insurance.
Sean O’Grady ’04
Sean is a Communications Strategist at Oxford Communications.
Keith Campbell ’04
Keith is a Public Relations and Social Media Manager at ICF International.
Michael Savas ’04
Michael is a Vice President of Partnerships at Dainty Consolidated Entertainment.
Rebecca Whitehead Davidson ’04
Rebecca is a director of events at OpenX.
Jessica Shaheen ’04
Jessica is a teacher and communications support specialist at Immaculate Heart Academy.
Natalie Engravido ’03
Natalie is a director of brand management at Frederick Goldman, inc.
Elizabeth Hopkins ’02
Elizabeth is a morning anchor and host at FOX Boston WFXT.
Ralph Citarella Jr. ’02
Ralph is an entomologist and the vice president of Bayonne Exterminating Company.
Amie Ryno ’02
Amie is a manager at the Rohrer College of Business Center for Professional Development.
Brian McCrone ’02
Brian is a news writer, editor, and producer for NBC Universal.
Joshua Kocses ’01
Joshua is a supervisor at the Department of Labor and Workforce Development.
Jeff Fogliano ’00
Jeff works in client delivery and operations at Boomerang Pharmaceutical Operations.
Andrew Feldman ’00
Andrew is a senior manager at Mondelez International.
Mike Shemesh ’99
Mike is a director of digital sales for MIS Training Institute.
Kyle Lake ’99
Kyle is the CEO of Prosper Media Group.
Jessalynn Moro ’98
Jessalynn is a Managing Director at Fitch Ratings.
Jonathan Peck ’96
Jonathan is an Assistant US Attorney at the US Attorney’s office.
Nichol Gee ’95
Nichol is an office manager at the New Jersey Public Broadcasting Authority.
Meghan Kinsey ’93
Meghan is the owner and lead instructor at Motivate Barre & Cardio.
Mike Maney ’91
Mike is the founder of ManeyDigital.
Victoria is an Associate Editor for Watching America.
Lauren Wanko is an anchor for NJTV.
Laura de Zutter
Laura is a Vice President at MCS Healthcare Public Relations.
Marissa is the Media Director at Capital Brands, LLC.
Melissa is a Director of the Northeast at Edmentum.
Maria is the Director of Operations at Vimeo.
In May 2015 the Communication Studies Department hosted an Alumni Reunion Weekend.