Alumni from the Communication Studies department have gone on to have fulfilling, successful careers. Below is a list of some recent alumni, which can help prospective and current Communication Studies students visualize possible future careers.
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.
Rebecca Vogt ’11
Rebecca is currently a reporter and fill-in anchor with Time Warner Cable News in Buffalo, New York. Prior to working at TWC News, she spent two years out west as a one-man-band reporter for KCFW, an NBC station in Kalispell, Montana. Rebecca also spent some time after graduation reporting for WGHT-AM, a local radio station in Pompton Lakes.
Shaheen Mamawala ’06
Shaheen is currently an associate at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Sean O’Grady ’04
Sean is a Communications Strategist at Oxford Communications. Sean is an award-winning journalist, entrepreneur, and management consultant who has been featured on CNN, Fox Business, Yahoo!, USA TODAY, NBC News, ABC News and various local affiliates nationwide.
Marissa is the Media Director at Capital Brands, LLC. where she specializes in client/vendor management, radio promotion, and TV/Radio production.
Jane Howell ’13
Jane is a Client Acquisition Specialist at iCIMS, where she helps develop relationships with potential new customers. She also maintains accurate and current records of customer interactions and transactions.
Lauren Lorenzo ’10
Lauren is a public relations professional with agency experience working with brands in the consumer products and technology industry. She currently works as a Toy & Consumer Tech at Coyne PR.
Alexis Ganz ’14
Alexis is an Account Executive at Bliss Integrated Communication, where she creates and executes strategic media relations and marketing campaigns for several of the firm’s professional and financial services clients.
Salvatore Paternostro ’12
Salvatore is an Office Manager at SiteCompli, an industry-leading compliance-monitoring technology, keeping buildings safe and compliant with local laws by analyzing data and turning it into actionable insights for real estate professionals that lower operating cost and risk.
Renee D’Amore ’10
Renee is an Assistant Vice President and a Learning and Development Associate at Bessemer Trust.
Caroline English ’13
Caroline is currently a research assistant for Freakonomics.
Kristen Kiernicki ’09
Kristen is a senior copywriter at Precision for Value and an Adjunct Professor for TCNJ’s Communication Studies department.
Melissa Radzimski ’13
Melissa is a social media editor at The Huffington Post.
Elizabeth Hopkins ’02
Elizabeth is a morning anchor and host at FOX Boston WFXT.
Kyle Lake ’99
Kyle is the CEO of Prosper Media Group, a video production corporation. He also runs the nonprofit kNOwMORE project which has developed into a statewide educational television series, airing on PBS affiliate KET.
Jessica Shaheen ’04
Jessica is a teacher and communications support specialist at Immaculate Heart Academy.
Justin Grazioli ’07
Justin is a senior Writer/Producer/Editor at Syfy in the marketing and on-air promotions department, and is responsible for creating promos, trailers, bonus content, and other campaign assets for various shows and movies.
In May 2015 the Communication Studies Department hosted an Alumni Reunion Weekend.