Developed within historically marginalized deaf communities, Black ASL is a vibrant dialect that uniquely uses space, hand gesture, directional movement, and facial expressions.
As digital media manager at New England Public Media (NEPM), Rachel Scott, MA ’20 is in charge of capturing audiences, getting them engaged, and keeping them loyal to her station. It’s a big job in a competitive media environment, but Scott came prepared.
Galen Odell ‘21 is bridging the airwaves between the world of baseball and American military personnel through his production of the American Valor Podcast under the Bob Feller Act of Valor Award Foundation.
Broadcast news reporter Temi Adeleye MA’17 admits she’s put herself in harm’s way for the pursuit of stories. For example, last fall she covered a heated confrontation—without colleagues—between Sons of Confederate Soldiers and Black Lives Matter supporters.
Emerson’s Common Collective is just that — Emersonians using their common interests for a collective purpose: Applying their communication skills to advance the goals of Emerson organizations as well as non-profits outside the college.
Emerson students and faculty are a driving force behind Team Harmony, a global movement to eradicate hate.
Since hosting high school radio shows, Katleen Francois ’13 knew she wanted to become a media mogul. Having recently launched her own business, she returned this year to Emerson College and the Launch Bootcamp to hone her entrepreneurial chops.
Last January, Madison Umina ‘20 envisioned a marketing internship at some exciting location during the summer of 2020. Instead, she reported in from home, winning a pitch competition to Fortune 500 companies along the way.
Lu Ann Reeb wondered how changes brought on by the pandemic would impact students soon to enter the world. So she teamed up with colleagues to create a skills-building seminar.
The first ever graduating cohort in Speech@Emerson, Emerson’s online master’s degree program in speech-language pathology, recognize their historic milestone during a virtual celebration on Aug. 23, 2020.