Loyola University Chicago – BA in Journalism
Experience: Writer & Producer for the WGN Morning News; Served as a chapter president of the Society of Professional Journalists.
Ideal Job in 10 Years: In 10 years, I plan to continue my passion for telling impactful stories in my community, serving as an executive producer at a media outlet.
What led you to enroll in the MSLCE program at Northwestern? The program combines my interests in the creative field and media industries with my desire to continue to grow and become a strong leader. These industries are constantly changing and I want to be at the forefront. I want to take the creative companies of today and lead them to become the successful companies of tomorrow.
What are you most looking forwards to about the MSLCE program? I’m most looking forward to the industry immersion and getting to learn more about the challenges and trends currently faced by arts and media companies.
Favorite Chicago Landmark/Attraction: The Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool in Lincoln Park.
If I could have lunch with one person it’d be: Both of my grandpaps! I’ve always wanted more time to hear their stories.
Describe yourself in 3 words: Honest, resourceful, caring.
Dream place of residence: Bruges, Belgium.
Personal fortune cookie message: Waste not, want not.
If I could donate 1 million dollars to a cause/organization, it would be: Either the Sierra Club or the Rainforest Alliance.
Award I’d most like to win: Emmy Award.
Where are you from? Pittsburgh, PA.