The COMmunicator is the official student-run website of Boston University’s Department of Mass Communication, Advertising and Public Relations under the leadership of Professor Dorothy Clark. Through news pieces, insider stories, personal blogs and more, we bring the COMmunity to you. We also feature faculty news and awards, interviews with alumni, and published work from students both here and studying abroad. Whether you are from Boston University or you are visiting our site for the first time, welcome!

If you would like to contribute or learn more about opportunities with The COMmunicator, please contact Professor Dorothy Clark at dclark@bu.edu.

The COMmunicator’s Executive Board for Spring 2020

Shaye Spector, Editor in Chief

Born and raised in Toronto, Canada, Shaye Spector is a first-year Master’s student studying Public Relations in the College of Communication at Boston University. Prior to BU, Shaye did her undergrad at McGill University where she developed a passion for communication and marketing and decided to make it her future career. She is a huge Toronto sports fan, loves to travel, and has a huge sweet tooth. Shaye is very excited to be the Editor-in-Chief of The COMmunicator for the 2020-2021 academic year!

Ani Vahradyan, Managing Editor

Ani Vahradyan  is a first-year graduate student who is pursuing her master’s degree in public relations. Originally from Los Angeles, Ani spends a great deal of time complaining about how cold she is. Her first love was journalism. 

Emma Amorose, Senior Editor

Emma Amorose, a graduate student of public relations, is pursuing a career in government communications. She has held internships in government, healthcare, and nonprofit industries. She is currently earning a master’s in public relations from Boston University while working as a both a teaching assistant and research assistant.

Kelsey Littleton, Senior Editor

Kelsey Littleton is a first-year public relations graduate student from Puyallup, Washington. She received her bachelor’s in communication with a minor in psychology from Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington. Kelsey loves reading, painting, laughing, and catching grammatical errors in her friends’ work.

Catherine Wilson, Senior Editor 

Catherine Wilson is a second-year public relations graduate student at Boston University. Catherine received her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Peace, War & Defense from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and she previously worked for a Member of Congress in the U.S. House of Representatives. When Catherine’s not working or studying, you can find her at the beach, cooking, or rewatching Schitt’s Creek for the third time. 

Vianca K. Rosario, Multimedia Director 

Vianca K. Rosario a film producer, born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She did her bachelor’s degree in Film Production, with a concentration in advertising from the Universidad del Sagrado Corazón. She is currently pursuing her master’s degree at Boston University in Media Science: Marketing Communication Research. Vianca K. Rosario started producing short films in her high school and this gave her the opportunity to participate in the following film festivals: “Cannes Film Festival”, “Macabro International Film Festival”, “Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalunya” and “Lusca Fantastic Film Fest”.During college, she continued working on short films and joined the local production house UNIIKO for the creation of music videos. She had the opportunity to work as a Unit Production Manager in a local film. Over the years, Vianca realized the importance of marketing and advertising in any project and made the decision to study at Boston University to learn more about how to reach her target audience, study data, and purchasing behaviors. Vianca K. Rosario is our new Multimedia Director and is very excited to work with amazing people to bring life and touch of happiness to students during these difficult times.

Ashton Ebersole, Social Media Director

Ashton is a junior in the College of Communication studying Public Relations with a minor in French. She is from West Chester, Pennsylvania which is around 45 minutes outside of Philadelphia. She has served on the social media team for both Joe Kennedy’s campaign as well as L’Officiel USA, a French fashion magazine with a US counterpart based in New York City.  She is currently working as a PR interim with a PR firm out of NYC. In her free time she enjoys watching films, traveling, spending time with friends, and finding new brunch spots. Ashton is really excited to get started as this year’s Social Media Director and start creating content for the COMmunicator’s social channels!

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