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Alumni Shoutouts

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

Emmy awarded to 1996 grad Deryk Thompson
2 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 …
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Gray Television names WC grad WDTV News Director
2 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 …
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Wolfe & his ESPN crew win 2018 Edward R. Murrow Award
2 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).


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From Russia and the World Cup with the Love of Soccer
2 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 …
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Ben Webber’s journey from WC to ESPN
3 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 …
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Ligo hits 1-million views on YouTube
3 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 …
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WC Alumna Cruises Around Mexico with the Steelers
3 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 …
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Making his SportsCenter debut!
5 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 …
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From TV News to something new:  Changing paths for Hannah Paczkowski Miller ’13
6 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 …
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1985 grad embedded with the media in Pyeonchang
6 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 …
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Husband & wife broadcast journalists jump from Fargo to Charleston
6 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 …
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Senior ESPN Managing Producer shares with student leaders
6 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
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2004 grad featured on A&E
7 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 …
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Grad takes Green Bay by Storm
8 months ago

Grad takes Green Bay by Storm

by Hanna Erdmann

GREEN BAY, Wis.–  Heather Storm‘s name would serve as the perfect marque for a star meteorologist on The Weather Channel, but the 2006 Westminster grad took her …
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VIDEO: ESPN VP’s connection to WC
10 months ago

VIDEO: ESPN VP’s connection to WC

Reporter Emily Secrist sits down with the Vice President of Remote Operations at ESPN  Bob Braunlich. He gives insight to his job and his time served as a Westminster College …
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