Born and raised in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Katie is a senior studying Public Communication and Cinema Studies at American University in Washington, DC. She has vast experience in the PR & marketing fields, having previously interned at BSM Media, Inc., Allied Integrated Marketing, DBC PR + Social Media, and National Geographic Channel. Katie also lead the AU Social Media club as President, and planned the fifth annual Social Learning Summit, the largest student-run social media conference in Washington, DC. Upon graduating in May 2015, Katie hopes to enter the communications field, working in entertainment or consumer branding. Her dream job would be to run the social media pages for her favorite television shows. Katie describes herself as a bookworm, avid moviegoer, tv junkie, and coffee addict.