Kristen Holt

Kristen Holt

BFA in Studio Arts, Loyola Marymount University

Experience: Working at Gensler right out of undergrad and being accepted into Northwestern.

Areas of Interest: Music, TV/film, Visual arts, Fine arts, Photography, Video/digital media, Nonprofit work, Entrepreneurship, PR/Marketing

Ideal Job in 10 Years: Executive creative director of a marketing/advertising agency; Founder of a television network that markets multicultural programming; Creator and writer of my own comedy series on HBO, Showtime, or Netflix.

What led you to enroll in the MSLCE program at Northwestern? I appreciated the versatility of the program. It allows me to gain insight on the many fields I’m interested in and how to properly lead in whatever creative setting I desire.

Favorite (song/movie/show/festival/exhibition … )? My favorite shows are Shameless and Insecure.

What are you most looking forwards to about the MSLCE program? Speaker panels!

If you could have lunch with one person (living or dead), who would it be? Issa Rae  

If you had to describe yourself in three words, they would be… Resilient, Humorous, Ambitious

If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be? Rome, Italy

Where are you from? Long Beach, CA