These alumni are recognized for their work with the media.


Hoda Kotb

Hoda Kotb (communication 1986) is the co-anchor of the fourth hour of "TODAY." Kotb has also been a "Dateline NBC" correspondent since April 1998 and the host of the weekly syndicated series "Your Total Health" since September 2004. Kotb has received numerous awards, including the 2008 Gracie Award for Individual Achievement, the 2008 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University award, and the prestigious Peabody in 2006 for her "Dateline NBC" report "The Education of Ms. Groves." The four-time Emmy nominee also won the 2004 Headliner Award, the 2003 Gracie Award, and the 2002 Edward R. Murrow Award.

Peggy Fox

Peggy Fox (communication 1986) is a reporter for the CBS affiliate station WUSA-TV (Channel 9) in Washington, D.C. Fox has won numerous awards, including three Emmys, the first in July 1997 for her news feature, “Playing with Lead,” about toxic lead paint coating on playground equipment in the D.C. area.

Pierre Thomas

Pierre Thomas (communication 1984) has been a correspondent for ABC News since 2000, covering the U.S. Justice Department and law enforcement issues, reporting on "World News Tonight with Peter Jennings" and contributing to "Good Morning America," "This Week," "Nightline," and ABC News special events.