Journalism and Digital Media Alumni Testimonials


Our journalism and digital media graduates end up in careers as diverse as their unique personalities. From reporters to editors, to content creators, to social media specialists, a degree in journalism and digital media provides you with the foundational skills to pursue your dream job. 

Read our alumni’s stories to see where their degree has taken them and discover what your future career might look like.


Alexandra Nicholson

Alexandra Nicholson

Content writer, author

Ali Becker

Ali Becker

Freelance writer, Adventure Storyteller

Daniel Rodriguez

Daniel Rodriguez

OPIS Editorial Associate Director

Hannah Kost

Hannah Kost

Online Journalist, Video Digital Associate Producer & Social Media Presenter

Jenica Middleton

Jenica Middleton

Communication, Business Development and Acting HR Manager

Joel Dryden

Joel Dryden


Krista Sylvester

Krista Sylvester

Lead Reporter, Calgary Citizen

Kylie Robertson

Kylie Robertson

Communications Manager, Instructor

Trevor Greenway

Trevor Greenway


Trevor Solway

Trevor Solway

Film director


Michaela Ritchie

Digital Communications Officer


Cassie Jones

Communications Coordinator, Gran Tierra Energy


Jasmine O'Halloran

Communications Specialist


Brandon McNeil

Editor transitioning to communications


Silvia Pikal

Managing Editor,


Haley Anderson-Hartos

Communications Specialist

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Déjà Leonard

Writer, Benevity

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Kelsey Solway

Communications Lead, Siksika Health Services

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Joseph Bardsley

Development Manager, Music on Main 

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Alicia Fox

Consultant, Rural Health Professions Action Plan

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Anna Junker

Journalist, Edmonton Journal

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Justin Wilson

Communications Coordinator, Wood's Homes

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Sean Boynton

National online journalist, Global News

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Tessa Kalinowski

Communications Specialist, Canada West Foundation


Jocelyn Doll

Multimedia editor, Revelstoke Review 

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Roxanne McHattie

Executive officer and campaign manager, University of Saskatchewan 

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Jessica Melynchuk

Fund development, marketing and communications specialist

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Max Shilleto

Lawyer at Nerland Lindsey LLP 


Kyle Napier

Instructor, University of Victoria 

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Sarah Harrower

CBC Calgary