Alumni Experiences

Our graduates work in some of the top newsrooms, public relations departments, and firms across the country and the globe. Some of our graduates chose other career paths, including law, business management, teaching and social media management. Keep in touch.

Jenie Michael and Olivia Giorlandino

Tackling Gender Bias in Schools During Teach For America Brave Education Summit

During this year’s event, Northeastern alumni Jenie Michael and Olivia Giorlandino, Communication Studies, were brought in by Senior Managing Director for Teach For America’s LGBTQ+ Community Initiative, Tim’m West, to present on the topic of gender bias in the classroom.

Susie Quattrocchi

Account Manager at Pandora

Susie Quattrocchi, a 2012 CAMD Communication Studies/Music Industry alumna, is currently working at Pandora in California as an Account Manager, a position that has proven challenging, educational, and fulfilling. As Susie prepares for yet another busy quarter at Pandora, we asked her...

Chris Teague


Cinematographer Chris Teague works at the intersection of creativity and logistics, artistry and technical details. He is a Northeastern alumnus who has now worked on several notable television shows, including Netflix’s Russian Doll, HBO’s Mrs. Fletcher, and Comedy Central’s Broad...

Marissa Mullen

House Band Coordinator

Marissa Mullen, AMD ’15, pursued her passions and worked hard to land herself a job at The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. In an effort to make this dream come true, she contacted friends of friends, reached out to connections...

Nicole Vicino

Media Relations Associate

Nicole Vicino is a recent graduate from Northeastern University where she received a BA in Communication Studies with minors in Business Administration and Media Production. In 2014, Nicole had the opportunity to co-op for the Media Relations team at Eaton...

Mike Krentzman

Owner of Production Company

Northeastern University alumnus Mike Krentzman ‘03, Communications and Media and Screen Studies, has been running his own production company, Red Summit Productions, for almost ten years. Since founding the company in 2009, Mike has had the opportunity to work with a...

Angela C. Kinsella

Senior Account Strategist at Google

Angela C. Kinsella is a Northeastern alumna who is working as a Senior Account Strategist at Google, where she works with small to medium-sized businesses to help them grow their customer base by advertising to relevant audiences. In her role, she serves as a consultant to optimize...

Leslie Marshall

Talk Show Radio Host

Northeastern University alumna Leslie Marshall, who earned her undergraduate degree in Communications with a Theatre minor, is a political analyst, nationally syndicated talk radio host, and Fox News contributor who lives by her mission to pursue the truth and relay facts to...

Rachel Zarrell

CAMD Alumna on Forbes’ 30 Under 30

Alumna Rachel Zarrell ‘12, Journalism and Communication Studies, was recently named to Forbes’“30 Under 30” list in the Media category, which celebrates the innovators who are defining and driving the world of news and content. Rachel, who works at BuzzFeed,...

Kevin Tobin

CAMD Alumnus Produces First Feature Film, Living Between Stories

CAMD alumnus Kevin Tobin ’12, who is a Boston-based documentary filmmaker, is currently producing his first feature film entitled Living Between Stories.The film, which explores the incredibly relevant and far-reaching topic of wealth disparity in the United States, follows author...

CAMD Representatives on Young Alumni Advisory Board Work to Strengthen Northeastern Community

Northeastern University’s Young Alumni Advisory Board (YAAB) works to empower graduates and encourage their continued involvement and support of the university. The College of Arts, Media and Design (CAMD) has three representatives currently serving – Katie Robidoux, Courtney Byer, and...

#TrueNortheastern: From campus to Fenway Park and back again

Gillian Riordan

While many North­eastern alumni look for­ward to returning home to campus, Gillian Riordan never left. Riordan, a 2015 grad­uate who earned her degree in com­mu­ni­ca­tion studies, used co-​​op expe­ri­ences with the Red Sox and Jimmy Fund as a gateway to...