Graduates educated at Carleton, making waves at home and abroad

High achievers who learned their craft in our classrooms – and then carved a path to success
through newsrooms and boardrooms, back rooms and courtrooms.

Allie Elwell, Senior Publicist, The Crown
Bachelor of Journalism (´10)

Allie Elwell used to think her dream job would be working as a news producer in a war zone. Then she got a job as a publicist for the Netflix television show, The Crown, and realized that her dream had changed—and she was living it.
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Andrew Chang, Host of The National
Bachelor of Journalism (´04)

Alongside Adrienne Arsenault, Rosemary Barton, and Ian Hanomansing, Andrew is one of the hosts of the CBC’s The National. Chang was the Canadian Screen Award-winning host of CBC Vancouver News at 6. He has also spent time in the host chair for other network shows such as CBC Radio One’s The Current, CBC News’ The National and CBC News Now.
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Karyn Pugliese, Executive Director of News and Current Affairs, APTN

Karyn Pugliese joined APTN as the Director of News and Current Affairs in July 2012 and was promoted to Executive Director of News and Current Affairs in June 2014. Karyn is a proud member of the Algonquin First Nation of Pikwàkanagàn. She grew up on her Peoples’ traditional (and unceded) territory which is, today, known as Ottawa.
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Take a look at what some of our other graduates are doing to change the world for the better.

Here are two lists that show the exciting careers a Carleton University journalism degree makes possible.

J-Grads on Twitter
A list of graduates using Twitter that shows where they’re working now.

J-Grads on Linkedin
A list of grads who post their professional profiles at Linkedin (requires Linkedin account)

Writer: Lesley Barry / Page design: Leo Solano