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Kristen Alikakos

Young Marketing and Film Production Professional

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United States
Digital Marketing Intern at 740 Project
Studied Communications at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Joined July 22, 2023

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About
Results-driven and highly skilled media professional with a passion for digital marketing and multimedia production. A recent graduate with a BA in Media, Media Technology, and Media Production from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Experience
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740 Project
May 2023 – Present
Digital Marketing Intern
▪ Devise and present marketing strategies to promote music artists' songs, albums, and more ▪ Perform comprehensive audits on artists’ social media platforms, analyzing their strengths, weaknesses, and potential for growth ▪ Contribute to daily brainstorming sessions
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UNC Department of Communications
Aug 2022 – Dec 2022
Assistant Media Technician
▪ Organized, maintained, and repaired film equipment and technical inventory valued at over $1.5 million ▪ Assisted and instructed students and faculty in Premiere Pro, After Effects, and the use of equipment ▪ Played a crucial role in the daily operations of the multimedia lab consisting of a large video recording studio, two VoiceOver booths, and a suite of thirty Apple workstations
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UNC Student Television
Jan 2022 – Dec 2022
Assistant Station Manager
▪ Facilitated the production of twenty shows with crews consisting of five to over seventy people ▪ Responsible for maintaining and repairing film equipment valued at over $50,000 and upkeep of a broadcast recording studio and editing bay ▪ Coordinated schedules and timelines for events, workshops, and video shoots, leading over fifteen large-scale events and forty shoots
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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Jan 2022 – May 2022
Undergraduate Teaching Assistant
▪ Assisted students with professional audiovisual production equipment and Adobe Premiere Pro and Audition ▪ Provided one-on-one and in-classroom guidance, holding bi-weekly office hours to aid students with their creative projects
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PBS North Carolina
Aug 2021 – May 2022
Production Intern
▪ Co-produced and edited a documentary short alongside Emmy award-winning Producer and Editor ▪ Managed production schedules and oversaw crew setup ▪ Edited and reviewed 4K footage, working on over twenty-one half-hour episodes
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Media and Design Center
Aug 2021 – May 2022
Student Assistant
▪ Managed incoming calls and emails, took inventory, assisted library patrons and faculty, and checked out media materials and recording equipment ▪ Provided one-on-one instruction on the Adobe Creative Suite and HTML and CSS coding
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UNC Student Television
Aug 2021 – Dec 2021
Producer, Editor, and Writer
▪ Led a crew of eight, producing weekly written content and an episode each month ▪ Worked with multi-camera, 4K footage in Premiere Pro, After Effects, and Avid
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Walden Media
Jul 2020 – Nov 2020
Creative Development Intern
▪ Drafted media coverage for Creative Development executives ▪ Conducted regular meetings to discuss assigned scripts and novels
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Carolina Performing Arts
Aug 2019 – Mar 2020
Production Technician
▪ Set up and calibrated lighting, microphones, and recording equipment ▪ Stored, loaded, and unloaded set pieces and technical gear ▪ Led teams of stagehands to safely and effectively complete tasks in lighting design, audio set up and recording, carpentry, and set design
Education
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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Aug 2019 – Dec 2022
BA, Communications