Alumni are an important part of UNT Journalism. Through donations of time and money, you help maintain the department and the education of the students.

By providing internships and a network of contacts, you give aspiring students and fellow alumni the chance to succeed and be part of one of the best journalism programs in the region.

Stay Connected

We want to know where our alumni live and work. Tell us about you, your family, and your favorite memory while at UNT.

Contact program manager Kelly Briggs at

Mayborn Alumni Find Success.

Our graduates succeeding
Jon Prior

Up against stiff competition such as The Washington Post and New York Magazine, Jon Prior, Mayborn School of Journalism alumnus, came out on top. While working for HousingWire Magazine, he won SABEW’s Best in Business Award in 2011 for best exploratory story from the Society of Business Writers and Editors. Recently, Prior landed at POLITICO as a reporter, catapulting him into the journalist’s haven that is Washington, D.C.

Our Alumni Achieve Their Dreams

Writing their own futures
Chip Somodevilla

From the nation’s capital to earthquake-ravaged Haiti, multi-award winning photojournalist alumnus Chip Somodevilla ('95) has an eye for storytelling.