Santa Clara University



About some of our graduates

Joe Tone is now the Web Editor for Westword, the alternative weekly in Denver.

Teri Okita (1989) is a correspondent for CBS Newspapth, the affiliate news service of CBS News, and works in Los Angeles. She was a weekend evening anchor and reporter for WUSA-TV in Washington from 1996 to 2000. Before that she worked at KGMD-TV in Honolulu and at KECI-TV in Missoula.

Michael Whalen (1989, pictured below) has joined the Santa Clara Communication Department as an assistant professor in the video area.

Osei Appiah (1990) received a Ph.D. in 1997 in Communication from Stanford University and is now an assistant professor in the Greenlee School of Journalism at Iowa State University.

Janine Gill (1997) is working as a television reporter at the NBC affiliate in Chico, CA.

Among the journalism graduates, Melissa Segura works as a writer-reporter for Sports Illustrated; Jennifer Kanne is a reporter for the Orange County Register; Joe Tone works for the Stockton Record; and Nikki Collins for CBS in Illinois.

Michael Whalen works with students in the television directing class.
Mike Whalen (1989) works with students in the tv control room.

Kara Lindquist (2003) works for Blueprint Entertainment in Los Angeles as Assistant to the Executive Producer.

Becki Fowler (2003) is at A&R Partners, San Mateo, as an account associate for Palm's (Palm Handhelds) Enterprise Team, assisting with customer reference program, analyst relations, and research for conferences.

Other graduates have chosen public relations careers: Drew Millam works at Sony Playstation; Jenee Cline at Electronic Arts; Helen Allrich at Eastwick Communications; and Lauren Russell and Nicole Resz at Google.