School of Communication + Journalism Dean’s Advisory Board2022-06-13T13:07:43-04:00

Board Leadership

The mission of the SCJ Dean’s Advisory Board (DAB) is to keep our school on top of the current needs and future trends of the professions and industries that we serve. DAB members are also vital to our school’s efforts in the acquisition of resources necessary to achieve our development goals through contacts with prospective individual, foundation, and corporate donors. DAB members serve as ambassadors for the school in South Florida, regionally, and internationally. Members also enjoy the satisfaction of being affiliated with one of the best journalism and mass communication schools in the country.

Ramon Escobar
Ramon EscobarVice President, Talent Recruitment & Development, CNN
Chair, SCJ Dean’s Advisory Board
Dan Grech
Dan GrechFounder, BizHack
Vice Chair, SCJ Dean’s Advisory Board


Richard Borjas
Richard BorjasTelevision Executive and Emmy Award Winner
Spero Canton
Spero CantonPartner, 3 Guys Communication
Mike Canan
Mike CananDirector of Journalism Strategies, Scripps Howard Foundation
Alex de Carvalho
Alex de CarvalhoSocial Media Strategist
Alina Falcon
Alina FalconExecutive Vice President of Network Sports, Research and Integration, Telemundo Network
Princell Hair
Princell HairPresident and CEO of Black News Channel (BNC)
Rick Hirsch
Rick HirschManaging Editor, Miami Herald
Griselle Marino
Griselle MarinoCommunications and Media Director, Office of Community Advocacy, Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners
Em Méndez
Em MéndezDigital Newsroom Business Manager, The Palm Beach Post
Peter Milián
Peter MiliánVice President of Sales, Clear Channel Outdoor
Howard Miller
Howard MillerHoward R. Miller Communications
Abdul Muhammad II
Abdul Muhammad IIVice President of Digital Development rbb Public Relations
Nathalia Ortiz
Nathalia OrtizMedia Entrepreneur
Janet Rivera-Hernandez
Janet Rivera-HernandezHead of Communications at Mastercard Latin America & Caribbean
Marybel Rodriguez
Marybel RodriguezCo-anchor, CBS4 News This Morning
Dolores Sukhdeo
Dolores SukhdeoEVP & COO, WPBT Channel 2
Joe Zubi
Joe ZubiInterim President United Way Miami