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Alumni Shoutouts

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

Titan Turned Froggy
1 year ago

Titan Turned Froggy

Titan Turned Froggy from WCN STAFF on Vimeo.

PITTSBURGH– Every wonder what it’s like to work on the radio? I went behind the voice of Froggy Radio …
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Gary Swanson-The Man of Many Hats
1 year ago

Gary Swanson-The Man of Many Hats

NEW WILMINGTON, P.a.- Gary Swanson is a man with many talents. One of his greatest talents lies in his Westminster roots. He currently works as the Technical Operations Manager …
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TV Producer Brings WFMJ ‘Today’ Home
2 years ago

TV Producer Brings WFMJ ‘Today’ Home

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa.– In the pre-dawn darkness of quiet September morning, Ferguson Hall is alive with bright lights and television cameras.   The Westminster residence hall buzzes with models, reporters, …
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Embedded at the Rio Games for WPXI
2 years ago

Embedded at the Rio Games for WPXI

RIO DE JANEIRO— WPXI-TV video journalist & WC grad Tony Ruffolo took viewers and social media followers up close and behind the scenes at the Rio Games.

The Channel 11 …
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Witnessing Presidential History from Behind the Lens
2 years ago

Witnessing Presidential History from Behind the Lens

 

WFMJ-TV’s Chief Videographer John Mikulas (Class of 1996) kept his cameras rolling during both the RNC in Cleveland and the DNC in Philadelphia in July.  John spent days and …
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Congrats to the Class of 2016
2 years ago

Congrats to the Class of 2016

 

 

Another round of graduates successfully passed through the faculty gauntlet in May during the annual commencement exercises at Westminster College.  I join my peers in the …
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My Digital Media Tool Belt
2 years ago

My Digital Media Tool Belt

Do you remember when you were looking around at colleges and you heard that WC was a “liberal arts” college. Did that mean anything to you? It did not weigh …
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WC Grad Covering Marco Rubio Campaign in South Carolina
2 years ago

WC Grad Covering Marco Rubio Campaign in South Carolina

 

We’re shouting out to Fox Carolina video journalist Mindy Neil Cecil, Class of 2003!

Mindy has been working long hours covering the South Carolina GOP presidential primary this month!


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A new behind the scenes friend at ‘Fox and Friends’
2 years ago

A new behind the scenes friend at ‘Fox and Friends’

Congratulations to Jordan Early (Class of 2010) as she says farewell to friends and coworkers at Pittsburgh’s KDKA-TV for a move to the Fox News Channel in NYC.

She’ll be …
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2012 WC grad featured in 11 Coolest Jobs
2 years ago

2012 WC grad featured in 11 Coolest Jobs

Alyssa Hanna is the production manager for 31st Street Studios in Pittsburgh. The entertainment and culture website Thrillist names Hanna one of the individuals with THE COOLEST JOBS IN …
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Sebastian Salazar has the sports covered in DC & Baltimore
3 years ago

Sebastian Salazar has the sports covered in DC & Baltimore

This shout-out goes to Sebastian Salazar-Driver (Class of ’04), my friend, my broadcasting peer and my former student.  I cannot express how proud I am of this talented young man. …
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On the Fast Track: KFRY-TV’s Assistant ND
3 years ago

On the Fast Track: KFRY-TV’s Assistant ND

For 2014 Westminster College grad Anthony Humes the past year has changed as fast as the weather does in his new home in Bismarck, ND.  He arrived at KFRY-TV as …
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DEADLINE PRESSURE & the 48 Hour Film Project
3 years ago

DEADLINE PRESSURE & the 48 Hour Film Project

Westminster College students in the broadcast communications 251 class, along with Doltyn Snedden and Bryan Greig, will participate in the Pittsburgh 48-Hour Horror Film Project this weekend.

Teams have 48 …
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VIDEO: Connecting with alumni for genuine advice
3 years ago

VIDEO: Connecting with alumni for genuine advice

 

When a few hundred alumni, students and guest professionals gather at Westminster College on one Saturday each semester, it goes deeper than shaking hands and rubbing elbows.  At …
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