Alumni and Student News

We are excited to share career news from our alumni and current students about new jobs, promotions and internships!  If you have any news to share, please email Professor Jane Denning at

Tresa Chambers | Alumna, Class of ’08

Tresa Chambers recently accepted a position as the Director of Communications at Texas A&M University-Commerce in Commerce, Texas. Her role includes developing and executing content strategy, brand guidelines, and media relations. She is also the editor-in-chief of the university’s alumni magazine, where she puts her knowledge of magazine publishing to great use.

Elliane Mellet | Student

Elliane Mellet is finishing her first year in the program. This summer, she will be interning in children’s editorial and production at Simon & Schuster, one of the Big 5 publishers.


Diana Cavallo | AlumnA,Class of ’13

Diana Cavallo was recently promoted  to Manager of Sales Communications at ESPN, where she has been working for the past two years. She will be responsible for creating unique presentations and materials that ESPN’s TV, Digital, and Print salespeople utilize in client meetings.

Rachael Kelly | Student

Rachael Kelly is finishing her first year in the program. This summer, at Diversion Publishing Corp., Kelly will be the editorial intern for the EverAfter Romance imprint and the marketing intern for Radius Book Group. She will also be interning at McIntosh & Otis Literary Agency.

Christine Dijusto | Alumna

Christine Dijusto recently became an Associate Editor for the Oxford University Press.


Kelsey Hogan | Student

Kelsey Hogan is finishing her first semester in the program. She recently accepted an internship with Diversion Publishing Corp., where she is doing editorial work for EverAfter Romance.


Angela Zurlo | Alumna, Class of ’07

Angela Zurlo recently accepted a job at HarperCollins as the Assistant Manager of HarperCollins Christian Publishing. She will be working in children’s production for Tommy Nelson and Zonderkidz.

Shauneice Robinson | Student

Shauneice Robinson is finishing her first year in the program. This summer, she will be the Sales and Digital Intern at Hachette Book Group, where she hopes to find her place in the industry and learn all she needs to know to be successful in the field.

Jennifer Thompson | Alumni, Class of ’18

Jennifer Thompson is graduating this semester! While she has finished the program, she will now begin working at Rizzoli New York as an editorial assistant. She will specifically be working with its Universe Publishing imprint.

Shannon Mondesir | Student

Shannon Mondesir is finishing her first semester in the program. This summer, she will be the editorial and production intern at Neuwirth & Associates Inc. This will be Mondesir’s first publishing internship, and she is excited for the opportunity to help publish books rather than just learn about the process.