Communication
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Concentrations

BA in Communication

Our graduates work as:

  • TV producers and news anchors
  • freelance editors
  • sales representatives
  • managers or consultants in a wide range of organizations
Lori Lawson

Lori Lawson, 2016

Landed her dream job

Lawson works as a full-time Public Affairs Specialist with the Bureau of Consular Affairs in the U.S. Department of State. She credits a great portion of her success to the opportunities she received while at Mason.

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Savannah Norton

Savannah Norton, 2016

Doing what she loves, writing every day

Taking advantage of the the educational and professional resources provided by Mason, Savannah Norton built a stellar resume that earned her an internship at Fox News and now at the leader in online K-12 education, K12.

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Hussain Al-Mutawakil

Hussain Al-Mutawakil, 2015

Handling the gamut of communication responsibilities

Hussain Al-Mutawakil's role as a communications manager allows him to work in a full range of communications responsibilities, from marketing strategy to blog editing.

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Keaton Maddox

Keaton Maddox, 2015

Guiding creative work to publication

Keaton Maddox works at a large independent press, where he manages the editorial staff and helps transform authors' manuscripts into published work.

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Jessica Farley

Jessica Farley, 2013

Using interpersonal communication skills to create lasting impressions

As a manager in the hospitality industry, Jessica Farley appreciates the diversity of her day to day interactions with people and how her coursework at Mason helps to make each of these interactions successful.

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Ben Nichols

Ben Nichols, 2010

Enhancing corporate communication at a top 10 consulting firm

Ben Nichols is still learning something every day, managing projects, analyzing data and helping a top consulting firm communicate effectively both internally and with external customers.

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Brian van de Graaff

Brian van de Graaff, 1997

Washington DC area weather forecaster

Brian van de Graaff is currently the main weekday weathercaster for WJLA's 24-hour news outlet NewsChannel 8.

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Nicole Livas

Nicole Livas, 1990

An experienced newscaster and a member of the college advisory board

Nicole Livas has been a co-anchor at WAVY and Fox43 news in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia

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