Pamela Johnston ‘86
Syracuse University, B.S. 1990
Progressed from television Production Assistant and Researcher to News Producer, then Assistant News Director for television stations in Boston, Maine and North Carolina. Worked her way up to News Director for WLVI, Boston’s WB. Received many awards for her work, including 1995 Maine Broadcasters Association for Best Newscast, 1997 and 1998 Southeastern Emmy Staff Award for Overall Excellence, 1998 Massachusetts Broadcasters Award for Best Newscast, and 1999 New England Emmy for outstanding informational program "New England Stories". In 2003 she was named number 8 on Boston Magazine’s list of the city’s 100 most powerful women. She is actively involved in fundraising efforts for Rosie’s Place (homeless shelter for women)..
Advice to Students
We spend about 30% of our adult lives at work. Find something you love, then build your career around it. When you find a job that feeds your passions, you’ll not only find professional success, but happiness, too. Bottom line, anything is possible if you want it badly enough. Follow your dreams and don’t let anyone dissuade you from reaching your own personal goals.
Inducted November, 2003