Northwestern University Class of 2017
M.S. Medill School of Journalism
Duke University Class of 2016
B.A. Visual and Media Studies
Markets and Management Certificate
Theater Studies Minor
What is Visual and Media Studies?
"As a Dean's List student at Duke University, I pursued a Visual and Media Studies major and Markets and Management certificate, both of which allowed me to develop a well-rounded background that is easy applicable to any media career. In my four years as a Visual Media Studies major, I explored visual theories of media with leading professors and researchers in the field. Furthermore, I had the opportunity to gain a practical skill set in different media forms, including advertising, photography, and video, through hands-on projects out in the field. In my capstone project, entitled “Social Media for Nonprofits”, I combined what I learned in each of my academic programs to explore how social media can be used as a marketing tool for nonprofit organizations. Through understanding the power of images and how to use these images in a storytelling capacity, I feel confident in my abilities as I take the next step in entering the Masters in Journalism program at Northwestern University this fall."
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