Mr. Joe Sommo

Mr. Joe Sommo is a member of the Class of 2003 and is currently a team member in Molloy's Stanner Alumni Center. A graduate of Queens College with a BA in Media Studies, Joe began his career working in television production. Joe worked as a post-production crew member for a variety of notable reality TV shows including Biography on The BIO Network, Storm Chasers on the Discovery Channel and Swamp People on the History Channel. He has also contributed to the production of diverse reality and documentary programming airing on additional networks including CUNY TV, MTV, Investigation Discovery, HGTV, and The Learning Channel.

In August 2010, Joe returned to Molloy to assume the role of Alumni Communications Director. In this role, Joe is Editor-In-Chief of "The Beehive," Molloy's bi-weekly alumni e-newsletter serving thousands of alumni, family members and friends. The Beehive is one of the most important ways in which Molloy engages its alumni, promoting many exciting upcoming events, covering news from around the school, sharing alumni updates and much more. In addition, Joe's photography, writing, and graphic design skills are implemented not only in his work in The Beehive, but also Stanner Life Magazine. Molloy's annual alumni magazine publication, Stanner Life serves an alumni community of over 20,000 and covers a variety of stories from around Molloy and the Marist community at large. Alumni eagerly anticipate this publication each winter or spring season. Joe also interacts with alumni every day, serving their various needs and helping them to stay involved in the Molloy community.

Some of Joe's personal interests include musical performance (guitar, piano, vocals), songwriting, music recording and video editing.