Joy Lukachick Smith
(2010) and Joan Garrett McClane were finalists for the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in explanatory reporting for their work on The Poverty Puzzle, an examination of the income inequality in Chattanooga.
(2010) is an account supervisor at Edelman in New York.
(2011) is a coordinator for the LSU Foundation Alumni Fund.
(2012) wrote "An Oral History of the New Orleans Ninth Ward." Previously she blogged for National Geographic as a Young Explorerers Grantee. She is now a D.C. freelancer and blogger.
(2012) joined the Louisiana Democratic Pary as director of public affairs. She will manage communications and engagement statewide. Most recently Parks served as political director for Afghanistan veteran Jason Kander's U.S. Senate campaign in Missouri.
(2013) is counsel at BuzzFeed Inc. in New York.
(2013) is a program manager at Open Health Care Clinic in Baton Rouge. He earned an MSW degree from LSU in 2017.
(2014) is public relations coordinator at Zehnder Communications.
(2014) is working at Wampold Companies as their director of marketing and branding. She previously worked as a brand manager at MESH Integrated Marketing and Advertising.
(2015) is the editor of DIG magazine in Baton Rouge.
(2015) is a digital content editor for the Brookings Institute.
Fernanda Zamullio Suarez
(2016) is a staff writer for the Chronicle of Higher Education.
(2016) is the marketing manager for Perkins Rowe.
(2016) is a communications specialist for the Office of the Lt. Governor of Louisiana.
(2016) is employed as an account coordinator at Slingshot in Dallas.
(2016) is a researcher for the Public Affairs Research Council in Baton Rouge.
(2016) is in law school at LSU.
(2016) is a sports reporter/anchor at WDAM in Hattiesburg, Miss.
Danielle Kelley Tolbird
(MMC, 2016) is the community development coordinator at the Northeast Louisiana Arts Council.
(2017) works in contracts at Dow Chemical.
(2017) is working for the U.S. State Department in the Middle East.
(2017) and Meg Ryan (2017) are reporters for the Gannett Newspaper Network in Delaware/Maryland.
(2017) is a full-time reporter for the Baton Rouge Business Report.
(2017) is a reporter for NOLA.com.
(Dec., 2017) started work Sept. 5 as faith and community outreach specialist for the Office of Governor John Bel Edwards.