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Ellen London
Occupation: Writing

London knew she was passionate about journalism when she found herself picking through a Manhattan Dumpster researching a story as a graduate student at the Columbia School of Journalism. Read more »

Erin Rhoda
Occupation: Writing

A former Mitchell Scholar in Ireland and previous chair of the board of the Maine/Ghana Youth Network, this Mainer is now hooked on her daily newspaper reporter job in central Maine. Read more »

David Barr Kirtley
Occupation: Writing
Major: Government

Kirtley is cohost of the popular Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy podcast. According to the show’s website, it receives 25,000 downloads per month. Read more »

Matt Apuzzo
Occupation: Writing
Major: Biology

Starting with the Colby Echo, Matt Apuzzo's journalism career has progressed nicely, to the point of being awarded the Pulitzer Prize. Read more »

Alex Howard
Occupation: Technology, Writing
Major: Biology

Read how this tech know-it-all manages his time and became a tech journalist for O'Reilly Media. Read more »

Christian Davenport

A reporter for the Washington Post embedded with troops in Iraq and wrote a book about the challenges of coming home from war and reintegrating in a country where the war is not a major part of public consciousness. Read more »

Cecily Von Ziegesar
Occupation: Writing
Major: English

Gossip Girl? The TV show is based on books by this Colby alumna, who was writing a new book about a small liberal arts college in Maine. Hmmm. Read more »

Kristin Herbster
Occupation: Arts, Writing

The creator of a word-and-image exhibit titled "Reproducing Motherhood," exhibited at Stanford, this artist has a second project titled "Inheritance." Read more »

Robert Scott
Occupation: Education, Writing
Major: Music

This longtime educator is living, quite seriously, in a fantasy world. The principal of Brentsville District High School, he also writes fantasy novels.  Read more »

Gerry Hadden
Occupation: Writing
Major: German

A first person essay reflects on how times and people change—and how a liberal arts education serves one well. Read more »

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