Class Notes: August 2021


John Sykes ’77, MTV co-founder and iHeartMedia executive, was awarded the key to the city by Schenectady, New York.


Patrick Sammon ’97, founder and president of Story Center Films in Washington, D.C., co-directed “Cured,” an award-winning PBS documentary about the David vs. Goliath battle that led the American Psychiatric Association in 1973 to remove homosexuality from its manual of mental illnesses.


Adam Ritchie ’03 is principal at Adam Ritchie Brand Direction which was named one of the best public relations agencies in the country by PR industry experts at PR News, Bulldog Reporter, PRovoke and Forbes.

Elana Zak ’07 joined Politico as the head of newsletters.


Whembley Sewell ’15 will be joining the editorial and publishing team at Netflix.

Katie Czerwinski ’18 started a new role as graphic artist for “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”