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Ally Gimbel

Ally Gimbel
BA in English, Minor in Communications and Media Studies, Tufts University

Area(s) of Interest: TV/film, Visual arts, Fine arts, Performing arts, Video/digital media, Nonprofit work, PR/Marketing

Experience: Executive producing and directing a three-part miniseries for PBS; launching a new digital and broadcast platform for public media dedicated to the performing and fine arts.

Ideal job in 10 Years? Creative producer at an agency or production director for an arts & culture non-profit

What led you to enroll in the MSLCE program at Northwestern? I am looking to build upon my background in storytelling and video production into and pivot into other creative roles

If you could have lunch with one person (living or dead), who would it be? Bob Dylan – I’d love to know if he is as thoughtful/profound in everyday life as his lyrics are

Which leader or influential figure inspires you the most and why? Michelle Obama. Not explanation necessary – she’s just amazing.

Where are you from? Chicago, IL