Cindy Beasley

Cindy Beasley

BA in Communication, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Experience: Working in television both as an accounting clerk and production assistant, in addition to founding a student organization at my alma mater

Areas of Interest: TV/film, Entrepreneurship, PR/Marketing

Ideal Job in 10 Years: The owner of my own business, or an executive at a television or radio enterprise.

What led you to enroll in the MSLCE program at Northwestern? The individuality of the program is what led me the most to the MSLCE program. I appreciate the combination of business into a graduate program strongly rooted in the arts/entertainment industry.

What are you most looking forwards to about the MSLCE program? Meeting current professionals in my field of interest and gaining knowledge about their experiences, as well as learning more about different positions in various industries.

What is your favorite Chicago landmark/attraction, or what are you most excited to visit? My favorite Chicago landmark is Navy Pier.

If you had to describe yourself in three words, they would be… Passionate, strong, and open-minded.

What thought or message would you put in a fortune cookie? Just because it’s hard, doesn’t mean it’s impossible. Go for it.

How do you plan on spending/did you spend your summer before starting MSLCE? Before starting MSLCE I will finish working on a television show, and do some traveling!

Where are you from? Chicago, IL