Gabe Castro-Root

Journalism ·

Environmental Journalist Wins AU SOC White House Correspondents' Scholarship

This is the sixth year an SOC student has been honored with this scholarship.
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Jim Acosta photographed by Antoine Sanfuentes

Communications ·

Getting the Inside Story from Jim Acosta in Class

Mateo Guevara, an AU Junior, attended Antoine Sanfuentes' COMM-420 journalism class on a recent Saturday and heard from a special guest, Sanfuentes’ CNN colleague, Jim Acosta. Guevara shares his experience below.
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Marley Joseph on the Media in the Mix podcast set for Get in the Mix working the lightboard in MPC.

Communications ·

Lights, Camera, Action: Unveiling the Magic of the Media in the Mix Podcast

First-year student Marley Joseph's experiential leap into podcast production through the Get in the Mix Podcast Demo.
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Christina Pamies Media in the Mix Story

Communications ·

Writing to Thrill with Christina Pamies

From fears to features, discover this AU SOC alumna's journey in horror screenwriting.
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Jim Acosta (photo by Antoine Sanfuentes)

Journalism ·

Pass the Mic: Former White House Reporter Chats with Next Generation of Reporters

CNN's Jim Acosta detailed his years covering the Trump presidency as part of an SOC class taught by Antoine Sanfuentes, the network's vice president and managing editor
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Robert and Virginia Severi

Alumni ·

“Best Friends at the Core:” AU Sweethearts Share Their Local Love Story

A chance meeting in AU’s Mary Graydon Center leads to forty-plus years of marriage and companionship.
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Robert and Virginia in 1982

Alumni ·

“Best Friends at the Core:” AU Sweethearts Share Their Local Love Story

A chance meeting in AU’s Mary Graydon Center leads to forty-plus years of marriage and companionship
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Derek McGinty is back on Media in the Mix

Communications ·

From Campus Newsroom to National Spotlight: Alum Shapes the Future of Journalism

Seasoned broadcaster, Derek McGinty, returns to SOC's Media in the Mix Podcast, reflecting on his journalistic journey and his commitment to nurturing the next generation of journalists.
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Russell Williams II, SOC/BA ’74, and Barry Josephson, SPA/BA ’78, on stage with  SOC Interim Dean Leena Jayaswal at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures.

Research ·

Change Can’t Wait on the Road: Los Angeles Highlights

Amidst the buzz of the 2024 film and television awards season, AU hosted a starry evening of its own in LA with a conversation about the power of storytelling in entertainment featuring faculty and alumni experts.
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Eddie Leavy Media in the Mix

Communications ·

A Striking Conversation with Actor Eddie Leavy

Learn about the ins and outs of acting in this recap of Media in the Mix featuring a notable SOC alum.
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