Alumni-Department of English - Carnegie Mellon University

Alumni

Syeda Sara Abbas
sabbas@cmu.edu
M.A. in Mass Communication, Karachi U, Pakistan
MAPW, May 2009
Focus: Communication Design/Science Writing
Internship: Design & Editing, College Prowler
First Position: Writing Intern, The Western Pennsylvania Hospital Foundation

Kartik Balasubramanian
kbalasub@andrew.cmu.edu
B.S. in Chemical Engineering, Thadomal Shahani Engineering College, Mumbai
MAPW, December 2008
Focus: Technical Writing
Internship: Information Developer, IBM Raleigh
First Position: Information Developer, IBM Raleigh

Jillian Bateman
jbateman@andrew.cmu.edu
B.A. in English Writing, Ithaca College, 2007
MAPW, December 2009
Focus: PR/Advertising/Design
Internship: Krome Communications, Pittsburgh
First Position: Marketing Coordinator, AE Ventures, Reston, VA

Rebekka Blaha
rblaha@andrew.cmu.edu
B.A. in English, Suffolk University
MAPW, December 2010
Internship: Development Internship, Western PA Hospital Foundation, Pittsburgh
Internship: Writing and Communications, Carnegie Institute of Technology

Julian Cantella
jcantell@andrew.cmu.edu
B.A. in Media Studies, Penn State University, 2006
MAPW, May 2010
Focus: Technical Editing/Software Documentation
Internship: Information Developer, IBM San Jose

Stephanie Caruso
stephanie.b.caruso@gmail.com
B.S. in Psychology, B.A. in English Writing, University of Pittsburgh, 2008
MAPW, December 2010
Internship: Web Content Development, English Department, CMU
First Position: Technical Writer, Oracle, Burlington, MA

Nimish Chandiramani
nchandir@andrew.cmu.edu
B.S. in Electronics Engineering
MAPW, December 2009
Focus: Technical Writing, Document & Web Design
Internship: Technical Writing, Create Lab of Carnegie Mellon Robotics
First Position: Technical Writer, Microstrategy, McLean, VA

Lisa Kay Davis
lkd@andrew.cmu.edu
B.A. in Communications, Ohio University
MAPW, December 2009
Focus: Information Design/Information Architecture/Web Content
Internship: Media Relations, CMU Tepper School of Business
First Position: Assistant, Mansueto Ventures

Kelly Delaney
kellydel@andrew.cmu.edu
B.A. in English Writing, University of Pittsburgh
MAPW, May 2010
Internship: CMU Advanced Communication
First Position: Coordinator of Academic Programs, English Department, CMU

Diana Dill
ddill@andrew.cmu.edu
B.A. Physics & Astronomy, University of Pittsburgh, 2001
MAPW, December 2008
Focus: Technical Writing
Internships: Technical Writing, Human Computer Interaction Institute, CMU; Technical Writing, Vivissimo
First Position: Project Manager, Internal Medicine Data Center, University of Pittsburgh

Gregory Gaudio
gvg@andrew.cmu.edu
B.A. in English, Allegheny College
MAPW & MLitt in Investigative Journalism, May 2009
Focus: Reporting & Investigative Journalism
Internship: General Assignment Reporter, Virginia Pilot, summer 2008
First Position: Metro Desk Intern, Washington Post, summer 2009
Current Position: Technical Writer/Project Manager, Yahoo!

Dhenuka Ganesh
dganesh@andrew.cmu.edu
B.S. in Microbiology, Sophia College of University of Mumbai, 2002
MAPW, December 2009
Focus: Science/Technical Writing & Editing, Information Architecture
Internship: Editorial Internship, Wildlife Society, Washington DC

Steven Gregg
sagregg@andrew.cmu.edu
B.A. English & B.A. Psychology, U of South Florida, 2002
MAPW, May 2009
Focus: Technical Writing
Internship: IBM, Silicon Valley
First Position: Information Developer, IBM Silicon Valley

Sara Harenchar
sharenchar@gmail.com, www.saraharenchar.com
B.A. in English, Gettysburg College
MAPW, December 2010
Internship: Media Relations, CMU College of Fine Arts
First Position: Circulation New Business Development Manager, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Susan Huber
sehuber@andrew.cmu.edu
B.A. in English, Penn State U, Berks, 2007
MAPW, December 2008
Internship: Copy Editor, Chataquan Daily

Shahnaz Islam
shahnazi@andrew.cmu.edu
B.A. in English, Florida Atlantic University, 2006
MAPW, December 2009
Focus: Writing/Editing/Design/Book Publishing
Internship: Children's Division, Simon & Schuster, NY
First Position: Managing Editorial Assistant, Simon & Schuster 

Robert Johnson
robertjo@andrew.cmu.edu
B.A. in English Literature, University of Dallas, 2006
MAPW, December 2009
Focus: Journalism/Media Relations
Internship: Reporter, Chataquan Daily
First Position: Web Producer, Hanley Wood Consulting, DC
Current Position: Associate Editor/Information Architect, Columbia Books, DC

Leigh Johnston
leighj@cmu.edu
B.A., Virginia Tech, 2007
MAPW, December 2008
Focus: Technical Writing & Web Communications
Internship: Technical Writing, Human Computer Interaction Institute, CMU

Erin Jones
eajones@andrew.cmu.edu
B.A. in English Literature, Messiah College, 2007
MAPW, December 2009
Focus: Nonprofit Communication/Marketing/Grant Writing
Internship: Nonprofit Marketing, Hope International
First Position: Marketing Communications Associate, Hope International

Shanley Kane
sekane@andrew.cmu.edu
B.A. in English, Columbia College of Chicago, 2007
MAPW, December 2008
Focus: Marketing & Media Relations
Internship: Media Relations, College of Fine Arts, CMU
First Position: Media Relations, College of Fine Arts, CMU
Current Position: Account Associate, Launchsquad (Technology PR), SF

Margaret Kinsky
kinsky@cmu.edu
B.A. in English, SUNY Purchase
MAPW, May 2009
Internship: Carnegie Mellon Advancement
Current Position: Business Manager, Dept of English, CMU

Kristin Kronstain
kkronsta@andrew.cmu.edu
B.A. in History, Westminster College, 2005
MAPW, May 2009
Focus: Writing for New Media
Internship: Eyeflow (Search Engine Optimization)
First Position: Information Developer, IBM

Nancy Lee
nancyl@cmu.edu
B.A. in Professional Writing and in Creative Writing, Carnegie Mellon, 2008
MAPW, May 2009
Focus: Web Writing & Design/Technical Writing
Internship: Web Copy & Marketing, Brooklyn Arts Exchange, summer 2009
First Position: Development Coordinator, Korean American Family Service Center

Sara-Anne Lee
saraannl@andrew.cmu.edu
B.A. in Professional Writing and Creative Writing, Carnegie Mellon
MAPW, May 2010
First Position: Managing Editor, Carnegie Mellon University Press

Lindsay McGaan
Lmcgaan@siegelgale.com
B.A. in Professional and Creative Writing, University of Wisconsin-Madison
MAPW, December 2010
Internship: Design Intern, 2nd Road, New South Wales, Australia
First Position: Information Architect, Siegel+Gale, NYC

Douglas McIntyre
drmcinty@andrew.cmu.edu
B.A. in Linguistics, Montclair State University
MAPW, December 2009
Focus: Editing/Book Publishing
Internship: Editorial Internship, Penguin Publishers
Current Position: Doctoral Student in Education, University of Pittsburgh

Mandy McManamon
fashionably.mandy@gmail.com, www.mandymcmanamon.com
B.A. in English, Washington & Jefferson College
MAPW, December 2010
Internship: Content Strategy, Sullivan, NYC
First Position: Communications & Program Support Specialist, AMCAS at AAMC, Washington, DC

Christopher Monti
cmonti@andrew.cmu.edu
B.A. English, Minor in Math, Duquesne U, 2007
MAPW, December 2008
Focus: Technical Writing / Software Documentation / Science Writing
Internship: Technical Writing, Human Computer Interaction Institute, CMU

Emily Newman
eknewman@andrew.cmu.edu
B.S. in Psychology, Carnegie Mellon 2008
MAPW, May 2009
Focus: Nonprofit Communication
Internship: Schoolhouse for Teachers, summer 2009
First Position: Development Assistant, Brooklyn Kindergarten Society

Rob Nichols
rwnichol@andrew.cmu.edu
M.A. in English, University of Dallas
MAPW, May 2010
Focus: Corporate Communication/Web Writing/Nonprofit
Internship: Web & Print Communications, CMU CyLab

Veronica Olson
veolson@andrew.cmu.edu
B.A. in Communication, University of Wyoming
MAPW, December 2010
Internship: Marketing Communications, CMU Information Networking Institute

Tracy Patinski
tpatinski@gmail.com
B.A. in English, The College of Wooster
MAPW, December 2010
Internship: Tourism, Travel, and Hospitality, Financial Firebird

Megan Pluskis
mpluskis@andrew.cmu.edu
B.A. in English, Grinnel College, 2004
MAPW, December 2009
Focus: Information Architecture/Design, Print & Web Communication
Internship: Information Architect, Siegel & Gale, NY
First Position: Information Architect, Siegel & Gale, NY

Leslie Ridge
lhr@andrew.cmu.edu
B.A. in Professional Writing, Carnegie Mellon, 2008
MAPW, December 2009
Focus: Corporate/Government/International Communication
Internship: International PR, Vox Global, Washington DC

JaLynn Robison
jrobison@andrew.cmu.edu
B.A. in English, Adrian College, 2007
MAPW, December 2008
Focus: Nonprofit Communication & Marketing
Internship: Marketing, National Aviary
First Position: Grant Writing, Americorps/Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic

Graeme Ross-Munro
graeme@cmu.edu
B.A. English, U of South Florida
MAPW, December 2008
Focus: Document & Web Design
Internship: Print & Web Communication, Information Networking Institute, CMU
First Position: Communication Design, U of Pgh Office of Child Development

Dollaporn Rujiravong
drujirav@andrew.cmu.edu
B.A. English, Chulalongkorn U, Thailand, 2004
M.A. Translation & Interpretation, Chulalongkorn U, Thailand, 2007
MAPW, December 2008
Internship: Communication Design, U of Pgh Office of Child Development
First Position: Communication Design, U of Pgh Office of Child Development
Current Position: Analyst, Mae Fah Luang Foundation, Thailand

Caitlin Saporito
casaporito@gmail.com
B.A. in History and Religious Studies, Minor in English Literature, Sacred Heart
MAPW, December 2010
Internship: Producing Internship, Goodspeed Opera House, East Haddam, CT

Anne Schultheis
aschulth@andrew.cmu.edu
B.A. in Media Studies, Penn State University, 2006
MAPW, December 2009
Focus: Journalism/Media Relations/PR & Design
Internship: Media Relations & Social Marketing, CMU College of Fine Arts
First Position: Development Associate, Auberle, Pittsburgh

Kerrin Sheldon
kjsheldo@andrew.cmu.edu
B.S. in Communications, Wingate University
MAPW, December 2010
Internship: Social Media Strategy and Content Management, Wanderfly, Inc., NYC

Melanie Thompson-Holcomb
melaniethompson527@gmail.com
B.A. in English with a concentration in Professional Writing, West Virginia State University
MAPW, December 2010
Internship: Technical Writing, Software Engineering Institute

Brittney Warnick
bwarnick@andrew.cmu.edu
B.A. in English with a concentration in Professional Writing and Editing, West Virginia University
MAPW, December 2010
Internship: Healthcare Communications, NIOSH, Pittsburgh

Benjamin Weaver
bweaver@andrew.cmu.edu
B.A. in Comparative Literature, The College of Wooster
MAPW, December 2010
Internship: Simplification Practice Intern, Siegel and Gale, NYC

Amanda Wilczynski
amw0618@gmail.com
B.A. in Professional Writing, Carnegie Mellon University
MAPW, December 2010
Internship: Writing and Editing, US Department of Veteran Affairs, Butler, PA
First Position: Writer-Editor, Veterans Affairs Butler Healthcare

Laura Willey
lwilley@andrew.cmu.edu
B.A. English, U of South Florida, 2007
MAPW, December 2009
Focus: Technical Writing & Editing
Internship: Technical Editing, IBM Raleigh
First Position: Technical Editing, IBM Raleigh