Our alumni

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

Yasmin Amer: Business reporter, WBUR, Boston.

Brianna Atkinson: Higher Education Reporter, North Carolina Public Radio/WUNC.

Nathan Bernstein: Former studio host at IMG College.

Megan Cain: ESPN Remote Operations Coordinator; Host/reporter, Blue Ridge Public Radio.

Madison Cavalchire:  Instructor, UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media.

Avery Kleinman, producer, WAMU.

Jess Clark: Education Reporter, WFPL Public Radio, Louisville, Kentucky.

Jessica CoatesAssociate UX Researcher at Cohere Health.

Noel Cody:  Software engineer, Meta.

Alletta Cooper: Storytelling Consultant and Producer, New York.

Ashley Curry: Associate Producer,

Cole delCharco Producer, North Carolina Public Radio/WUNC; Instructor, UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media.

David Doochin: Content Editor, Dictionary.com.

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

Louis Fernandez: Sports Executive Producer, WRAL-TV, Raleigh, NC.

Dylan Field: Assistant Director, Go Heels Productions.

Rene GuptaDigital Marketing and Strategy consultant, New York.

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

Mark Haywood: Sales Development Representative at Bandwidth Inc.

Grace Joyal: Sr. Marketing and Communications Specialist, ENSCO, Inc.

James Kaminisky: Production Assistant, NBC Sports.

Elle Kehres: Assistant Editor, RadioWorld.

Reema Khrais, Marketplace

Reema Khrais: General Assignment Reporter, Marketplace.

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

Tony Liu: Former producer at NPR, On Being Studios.

Ashley Lopez: Political Reporter, NPR.

Jonah Lossiah: Reporter, Cherokee One Feather.

: Reporter, North Carolina Pubic Radio/WUNC.

Logan Martinez: Associate Editor, The Action Network.

Zach MayoProduction Manager, Paramount, New York.

Brighton McConnell: News Director, WCHL Radio, Chapel Hill.

Elise McGlothianDirector at Minerva Strategies.

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

Kyra Miles: Early Childhood Education Reporter, Minnesota Public Radio.

Daniel Myrick: Podcast Producer at Front Office Sports.

Jessa O’Connor:  SEO Writer for MYMOVE.

Anna Pogarcic: Director of content for EducationNC.

Jane Porter:  Editor In Chief at INDY Week.

Ava Pukatch: Reporter, WRVO Public Media in Oswego, New York.

Ben Rappaport: Reporter, Border Belt Independent, Whiteville, NC.

Meredith Radford:

Andy Rosen: Account Executive, Optimum Sports.

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

Adam RhewSenior Vice President, SouthPark Community Partners.

Mike Rodriguez: Producer, ESPN.

Betsy Scarisbrick: Communication Manager, Duke in D.C.

Liz Schlemmer: Education Reporter,WUNC-FM/North Carolina Public Radio.

Kyra Miles, Minnesota Public Radio

Parth Shah: Instructor, UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media.

Charlie Shelton-OrmondPodcast producer, WUNC-FM/North Carolina Public Radio.

Jay Siebold: Technical Director, Marketplace.

Dan Siler, Digital strategist, .

Andrew SternDocumentary 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 Taube, Content Writer at EDO, Inc., New York.

Alex Thomas: Washington Correspondent, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.

John Thomas:  Director of Marketing,

Andrew Tie: Communications Specialist at University of Maryland, Baltimore.

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

Zachary Turner: Freelance audio producer.

David VanDokkum: Founder, Phaselab.

Debbie VuFounder of IronWorx Media.

Jared Weber: Reporter, Stamford Advocate.

Jayda Williams: Production Coordinator,

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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