Alumni and Friends

ALUMNI OF DISTINCTION: 2000s

2000 Alumni of Distinction

Dennis Kneale

Dennis Kneale

B.S. Journalism 1979
Managing Editor, Forbes magazine.
Rene S. "Butch" Meily

Rene S. “Butch” Meily

MA 1979
Vice President, Rubenstein Associates.
Yvette Miley

Yvette Miley

B.S. Telecommunication 1985
Assistant News Director and former Executive Producer, WTVJ-TV, Miami.
Richard "Dick" Monroe

Richard "Dick" Monroe

B.S. Advertising 1967, MA 1968
Vice President for environmental affairs for Darden Restaurants (Red Lobster and The Olive Garden), Orlando.
Joan Ryan

Joan Ryan

B.S. Journalism 1981
Columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle and author of Little Girls in Pretty Boxes: The Making and Breaking of Elite Gymnasts and Figure Skaters.
Carol A. Sanger

Carol A. Sanger

B.S. Journalism 1970
Vice President of corporate communications and external affairs for Federated Department Stores Inc., Cincinnati.

2001 Alumni of Distinction

Donald Bacon

Donald Bacon

B.S. Journalism 1957
Senior Editor of Nation’s Business and associate editor and senior editor of U.S. News & World Report.
C.B. Daniel

C.B. Daniel

B.S. Journalism 1966
Chairman of First Union National Bank of North Central Florida, former member of the Florida Board of Regents and corporate executive with AvMed HealthCare in Gainesville.
Steen B. Johansen

Steen B. Johansen

B.S. Telecommunication 1966
Documentary film producer.
Rosemarie Rolando Nye

Rosemarie “Dee Dee” Rolando Nye

B.S. Public Relations 1973
Vice President of Avaya Inc.

2002 Alumni of Distinction

John Dillin

John Dillin

B.S. Journalism 1958
Retired reporter and editor with The Christian Science Monitor.
C. Del Galloway

C. Del Galloway

B.S. Public Relations 1981, MA 1983
President, CEO, Public Relations Society of America and Partner, Husk Jennings Galloway + Robinson.
Maryfran Johnson

Maryfran Johnson

B.S. Journalism 1978
Editor-in-Chief of Computerworld and Vice President of editorial content for Computerworld.com.
Jamie McIntyre

Jamie McIntyre

B.S. Telecommunication 1976
Military affairs correspondent at the Pentagon for CNN in Washington, D.C.
Donald Thomas

Donald Thomas

B.S. Public Relations 1968
COO of the American Cancer Society, Atlanta.
Bonni G. Tischler

Bonni G. Tischler *

B.S. Telecommunication 1966
Assistant Commissioner of the Office of Field Operations for the U.S. Customs Service.

2003 Alumni of Distinction

Michael Connely

Michael Connelly

B.S. Journalism 1980
Author, former reporter for the Los Angeles Times.
MaryAnne Golon

MaryAnne Golon

B.S. Journalism 1983
Picture editor, Time magazine.
J. Keith Moyer

J. Keith Moyer

B.S. Journalism 1977
President and publisher, Minneapolis Star Tribune.
W. Bradford Todd

W. Bradford Todd

B.S. Advertising 1970
Principal in The Richards Group.
Jean Hoehn Zimmerman

Jean Hoehn Zimmerman

B.S. Advertising 1968
Executive vice president of sales and marketing for the CHANEL Beauté and Fragrance Division.

2004 Alumni of Distinction

Mark Erstling

Mark Erstling

B.S. Telecommunication 1975
Senior vice president and chief operating officer, Association of America's Public Television Stations
Melissa Lammers

Melissa Lammers

B.S. Advertising 1979
Vice president, Pueblo International

2005 Alumni of Distinction

Ben Cason

Ben Cason

B.S. Journalism 1965
Executive Editor, ThisWeek Community Newspapers.
Carolyn Gosselin

Carolyn Gosselin

B.S. Public Relations 1980, MAMC 1983
Senior vice president/chief communications officer for CNL Financial Group, Inc.
Deb Richard

Deb Richard

B.S. Advertising 1985
Professional golfer with the LPGA Tour.
Eric Wishnie

Eric Wishnie *

B.S. Telecommunication 1984
Senior Producer, NBC Nightly News.

2006 Alumni of Distinction

Matthew Bunker

Matthew D. Bunker

Ph.D. 1993
Reese Phifer Professor of Journalism at the University of Alabama.
James Harper

James Harper

B.S. Advertising 1963
Senior vice president for business development for Acordia.
Guillermo Martinez

Guillermo I. Martinez

B.S. Journalism 1966
Syndicated columnist, two-time Pulitzer Prize nominee.
Jennifer McMillin

Jennifer McMillin

B.S. Public Relations 1988
Executive vice president with GolinHarris.
Scott Sanders

Scott Sanders

B.S. Advertising 1979
Producer.
Johnny Tillotson

Johnny Tillotson

B.S. Telecommunication 1959
Singer/songwriter, two-time Grammy Award nominee.

2007 Alumni of Distinction

Peter Barr, Sr.

Peter C. Barr Sr.

B.S. Telecommunication 1957
Founder, Fry-Hammond-Barr, Inc.
Angela Buonocore

Angela Buonocore

B.S. Advertising 1978
Vice President and director of corporate relations, ITT Corp.
Betty Cortina

Betty Cortina

B.S. Journalism 1992
Editorial Director, Latina Media Ventures.
Maryanne Culpepper

Maryanne Culpepper

B.S. Journalism 1973, MAMC 1974
Senior Vice President of editorial development, National Geographic Television and Film.
David Finkel

David Finkel

B.S. Telecommunication 1977
Reporter, The Washington Post,
Pulitzer Prize winner.
Annie Lang

Annie Lang

MAMC 1983
Professor and associate dean of research, Indiana University.
Keith Tribble

Keith Tribble

B.S. Public Relations 1977
Athletic Director, University of Central Florida.

2008 Alumni of Distinction

Richard Bartlett

Richard Bartlett

B.S. Journalism 1956
Vice Chairman, Mary Kay, Inc.
Maryanne Culpepper

Maryanne Culpepper

B.S. Journalism 1973, MAMC 1974
Senior Vice President of editorial development, National Geographic Television and Film.
Andy Fletcher

Andy Fletcher

B.S. Advertising 1979
President and CEO, Fletcher Martin.
Hal Herman

Hal Herman

B.S. Journalism 1949
Chairman, Worth International Communications Corp.
Kristi Krueger

Kristi Krueger

B.S. Telecommunication 1986
Anchor and health reporter, WPLG-TV, Miami.
Stephanie Sinclair

Stephanie Sinclair

B.S. Journalism 1998
Award-winning photographer.

2009 Alumni of Distinction

Dana Bullen

Dana Bullen *

B.S. Journalism 1953
Executive Director, World Press Freedom Committee,
foreign editor of The Washington Star.
Darrell Hammond

Darrell Hammond

B.S. Advertising 1978
Actor, "Saturday Night Live" cast member.
Yungwook Kim

Yungwook Kim

Ph.D. 1999
Associate Professor and Associate VP for Office Communications, Ewha Women's University, Seoul, Korea.
Mickey Nall

Mickey G. Nall

MAMC 1982
Managing Director, Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide.
Terry Van Nortwick

Terry Van Nortwick

B.S. Public Relations 1970, MAMC 1977
President and founder, ProInk.

* Indicates alumnus is deceased.