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Erato Li Looks for Ways to Support and Preserve Cultural Heritage

by Priyanshi Katare Erato Li believes that the future of our cultural heritage lies in our ability to diversify the perspectives around it and how we consume it. “I studied and went to work in different countries so the one thing I really value is diversity. I try to understand different people in different cultural

Azmarie Liu Seeks Innovation in Entertainment and Marketing

By Priyanshi Katare Azmarie Liu doesn’t brand herself as an artistically creative professional — not in the traditional sense anyway. Her creativity stems from her ability to be able to connect with people and sell them ideas. She studied marketing at the undergraduate level during her time at Babson College. “ I love working with

UTA Media Rights Agent Gives Insights into Talent Agency Life

By Priyanshi Katare Leading global talent and entertainment company UTA represents many of the most acclaimed figures across film, television, news, music, sports, speakers, theater, fine art, literature, video games, podcasts and other social and digital content. A passionate advocate for artists, creators and innovators, the company also is recognized in the areas of film

At the Intersection of Communication and Activism

Activism has always been at the heart of Northwestern Assistant Professor TJ Billard’s work. While studying as an undergraduate at George Washington University from 2010 to 2014, Billard focused on political communication and became increasingly involved in transgender political activism. “It was a politically optimistic time, but, for many reasons, it was also a frustrating

MSLCE Student Seeks Innovation in Storytelling + Solutions for Arts Organizations

By Priyanshi Katare Laura Rensing has an eclectic professional background. She’s held a wide range of jobs; from writing to publishing to theater, and while she can’t pinpoint exactly what turned her toward the creative industries, the through line for all her work has been her love for storytelling.  “I like being able to tell stories through whatever medium I have,” she explained, “as I grew in my career, I learned

Branding, Broadcasting, and Baseball: Notes from My Externship with the Chicago Cubs

by Thomas Wall I first heard about the Northwestern Externship Program (NEXT) through the MSLCE newsletter this past December and my interest was definitely piqued. The program, which gives students the chance to shadow alumni for a day in various industries and sectors throughout the country was worth a shot, I figured. So when I

CBS TV Studio VP to Speak at First 2017-2018 MSLCE Speaker Series Event

By Jacob Nelson Before Rob Luchow worked in television, he watched it. Lots of it. “This was the common routine in my house growing up: At 6 o’clock, my family would put on local news and start cooking dinner. At 6:30, Tom Brokaw. 7 was Jeopardy, and 7:30 was Wheel of Fortune,” Luchow said during