Our alumni

Many of our former Carolina Connection staff members now are working at prominent media organizations. Among our alumni:

Reema Khrais, Marketplace

Yasmin Amer: Producer and reporter for Kind World podcast, WBUR, Boston.

Steph Beckett: Graduate student, Columbia University School of Journalism.

Nathan Bernstein: Studio host at IMG College.

Madison Cavalchire:  News Reporter at Spectrum Cable.

Kirsten Chang: Communications, Institute for Emerging Issues at North Carolina State University.

Jess Clark: Reporter, WWNO Public Radio, New Orleans.

Jessica Coates: Digital Content Specialist at Novant Health.

Noel Cody:  Software engineer, Facebook.

Alletta Cooper: Freelance Producer, StoryCorps, New York.

Cole delCharco:  Fellow, WUNC-FM/North Carolina Public Radio.

David Doochin: Content Strategy Fellow, Babbel.

Josh Ellis: ‎ Associate Vice President for Media Relations, University of North Carolina System. Former Communications Director, North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory.

Louis Fernandez: Reporter, WBIR-TV, Knoxville, Tenn.

Dylan Field: Assistant Director, Go Heels Productions.

Rene Gupta: Lifestyle and Influencer Marketing Manager, Atlantic Records.

Wesley Graham: Brand Manager, Ardent Studios, Memphis, Tenn.

Mark Haywood: Sales Development Representative at Bandwidth Inc.

Grace JoyalCommunications Strategist and Founder, Emboss Communications.

Jason Kahn: Sports Reporter, News12, New Jersey.

James Kaminisky: Production Assistant, NBC Sports.

Parth Shah, NPR

Reema Khrais: General Assignment Reporter, Marketplace.

Avery Kleinman: Producer, 1A at WAMU, Washington, D.C.

Tony Liu: Producer at On Being Studios.

Ashley Lopez: Political Reporter, KUT-FM, Austin, Texas.

Logan Martinez: Editor, The Wake Weekly and the Butner-Creedmoor News.

Zach MayoProduction Coordinator at Simple Alien, Inc.

Elise McGlothian: Producer, WTKR-Norfolk.

JulieAnn McKellogg: Director of Audience Growth, Project Text.

Will Gorham MichaelsProducer, WUNC-FM/North Carolina Public Radio.

Jessa O’Connor:  Assistant Editor, Digital News and Engagement, WFAE-FM, Charlotte.

Jane Porter:  Writer, Raleigh magazine.

Andy Rosen: Sports Media Assistant Account Executive, Optimum Sports.

Alexandra Rizk Keane: Founder & Producer at Rizk Pictures, LLC.

Adam RhewChief of Staff at Charlotte Center City Partners.

Mike Rodriguez: Associate Producer, ESPN.

Liz Schlemmer: Reporter, WFPL-Louisville.

Walter Storholt, Broadcasting Experts, Learfield Sports
Walter Storholt, Third Wheel Media, Learfield Sports

Parth Shah: Assistant Producer, NPR.

Charlie Shelton-OrmondProducer at BackStory, the American History Podcast.

Jay Siebold: Freelance audio producer.

Dan SilerMarketing and Communications Manager, Town of Chapel Hill.

Andrew Stern: Multimedia journalist, NBC News.

Walter Storholt: Third Wheel Media, Durham, NC.  Play-by-play voice, Learfield Sports.

Cydney Swofford Freeman: Media Attorney at Davis Wright Tremaine LLP.

Aaron Taub, Freelance writer and podcaster.

Alex Thomas: Anchor/Reporter, MetroNews, Charleston, W.V.

John Thomas:  Play-by-play broadcaster and media relations director at High Point-Thomasville HiToms, studio host at IMG College.

Andrew Tie: Communications Coordinator at Virginia Tech.

Michael TomsicMarketing Communications Specialist, Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP.

David VanDokkum: Product specialist, Action Button.

Debbie Vu: Freelance videographer.

Erin Wygant: Content Marketing & Outreach Coordinator, San Juan Islands Visitors Bureau, Washington.


ALUMNI: Are you missing from this list, or is your information out of date? Let us know!  carolinaconnection@unc.edu








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