Image

Alumni Shoutouts

Celebrating our alumni from the Broadcast & Digital Communications program at Westminster College

Ghostbusting Documentary Earns Emmy Nomination
4 months ago

Ghostbusting Documentary Earns Emmy Nomination

Congratulations to Troy Jackson (’18) for receiving a 2018 Emmy nomination for his capstone documentary that debunks an infamous Western Pennsylvania ghost story.

Ghost Witch- Mary Black” is one of five …
Read More

At the helm of ‘The Ago’: Grad honored for yearbook advising
4 months ago

At the helm of ‘The Ago’: Grad honored for yearbook advising

NEW WILMINGTON, PA – Shoutout to 2011 grad Kate (Altman) Ratvasky (Broadcast Communications) for her great work advising the yearbook at WC!

Kate, technical services specialist for Library Information ServicesCollege, …
Read More

Emmy awarded to 1996 grad Deryk Thompson
6 months ago

Emmy awarded to 1996 grad Deryk Thompson

Shoutout and congrats to the repeated success for Deryk W. Thompson (’96).  He received his 10th Emmy Award – 2017 Mid-Atlantic Region Emmy Award in the Human Interest Program/Special category for …
Read More

Gray Television names WC grad WDTV News Director
6 months ago

Gray Television names WC grad WDTV News Director

Congratulations to Westminster College alumnus Adam Plyler (2011) as he takes over as News Director at WDTV (CBS) in Clarksburg, WV.

Gray Television promotes Plyler to head the news …
Read More

Wolfe & his ESPN crew win 2018 Edward R. Murrow Award
6 months ago

Wolfe & his ESPN crew win 2018 Edward R. Murrow Award

BRISTOL, Conn.– Congrats to Denny Wolfe and his crew at ESPN features as they’re honored with the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award from The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTNDA).


Read More

From Russia and the World Cup with the Love of Soccer
6 months ago

From Russia and the World Cup with the Love of Soccer

MOSCOW– Westminster alumnus Sebastian Salazar (’05/Broadcasting) has loved soccer since he was a young boy.  He keeps connected to the sport by coaching his dad’s adult soccer league team, but …
Read More

Ben Webber’s journey from WC to ESPN
6 months ago

Ben Webber’s journey from WC to ESPN

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa.– Westminster College has a number of grads working at ESPN in Bristol, Conn. Alumni include Bob Braulich, a vice-president of remote broadcasts. Denny Wolfe heads up …
Read More

Ligo hits 1-million views on YouTube
7 months ago

Ligo hits 1-million views on YouTube

Congratulations to alum Joe Ligo on the continuing success of his Emmy-award-winning capstone documentary! “The Unfortunate History of the AMC Pacer” reached 1-million views on YouTube this week.

Ligo works …
Read More

WC Alumna Cruises Around Mexico with the Steelers
7 months ago

WC Alumna Cruises Around Mexico with the Steelers

PITTSBURGH– These days, you’ll find Kait Roth working as the Online Marketing Manager at a Sparq Designs, and the job pays off with some cool assignments with the Pittsburgh …
Read More

Making his SportsCenter debut!
8 months ago

Making his SportsCenter debut!

Proud of alumnus Sebastian Salazar (2005) making his debut as an anchor on SportsCenter (SC) on ESPN2 in March.   #wcproud #MotherFair #WeWCpa

 

He gave us a shoutout on …
Read More

From TV News to something new:  Changing paths for Hannah Paczkowski Miller ’13
10 months ago

From TV News to something new: Changing paths for Hannah Paczkowski Miller ’13

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa.– Waterloo, Iowa is a long way from the quaint, homey town of New Wilmington— approximately 11ish hours matter of fact. For alumna Hannah Miller ’13 (Paczkowski), going …
Read More

1985 grad embedded with the media in Pyeonchang
10 months ago

1985 grad embedded with the media in Pyeonchang

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea– WPXI-TV videojournalist & WC grad Tony Ruffolo (’85) took viewers and social media followers up close and behind the scenes at the Winter Olympics in South …
Read More

Husband & wife broadcast journalists jump from Fargo to Charleston
10 months ago

Husband & wife broadcast journalists jump from Fargo to Charleston

Shoutout to Ashley Bishop and Bradford Arick as they moved from Fargo, ND (Market #116) to Charleston/Huntington, WV (Market #70).  The couple has been together since their sophomore year at …
Read More

Senior ESPN Managing Producer shares with student leaders
10 months ago

Senior ESPN Managing Producer shares with student leaders

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa.– Senior managing producer at ESPN Features Group and Westminster graduate Denny M. Wolfe returned to campus this spring as the 2018 guest speaker at the Student Alumni Association
Read More

2004 grad featured on A&E
11 months ago

2004 grad featured on A&E

 

Shoutout to 2004 grad B.G. Davison and his wife appearing in an episode of A&E’s “Vacation Rental Potential” on Saturday (Jan. 27) at 11 AM EDST.

He’s excited to …
Read More