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Connecting Top Media Executives With Future Industry Leaders

Connecting Top Media Executives With Future Industry Leaders

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2019 ODI Student Stars

Student Stars act as ambassadors of the ODI conference. They have been selected by faculty, or through an interview process with ODI members. The Stars are an integral part of promoting the event to their peers and are on-site to assist our attendees to provide optimal customer experience.

Alyssa Denton
Alyssa Denton
One Day Immersion Student Star Co-Lead

Alyssa is a senior at Pace University, majoring in Arts and Entertainment Management with a minor in Marketing. Since transferring to Pace after being a NOVA ODI student star, Alyssa has worked doing social media marketing with Marathon Digital (Hamilton, Hadestown, The Cher Show), The Legacy of You, StarQuest Dance, The Pekoe Group (Spongebob Squarepants: The New Musical, Avenue Q), AKA NYC (Once on This Island, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, The Prom), RPM (Moulin Rogue!, Waitress, Jagged Little Pill), and Pip's Island. Alyssa is so honored to be part of ODI for the third year and be a co-leader alongside the incredible MarissaAnn Rizzitello and Colleen McGovern.

Arianna Juliano
Arianna Juliano

Arianna Juliano is currently a junior at Pace University majoring in Arts & Entertainment Management with a minor in Law and Communications. The summer after her freshman year Arianna got her first internship, that she still works with, at Brooklyn Podcasting Studio. Alongside that internship she is also working for BNDR Music and MEZZ Entertainment. At each internship she holds, she plays varying key roles. At Brooklyn Podcasting Studio she mainly tracks finances and follows up with clients. Her work at BNDR Music consists communicating via Instagram to reach the company’s marketing goals. At MEZZ Entertainment Arianna writes two weekly blog posts, updates company LinkedIn page and curates playlists. In the future Arianna hopes that all of her hard work pays off and she can become an artist and tour manager for musicians around the world.

Avery Proulx
Avery Proulx

Avery is a sophomore at Pace University studying Arts and Entertainment Management, as well as Human Resources, and is the Treasurer of the Industry Network at Pace. He has a passion for organization and event planning, and hopes to use his degree to organize events within the entertainment industry. Avery also has six years of food service, both in New York City and on the New Hampshire seacoast. He looks forward to being a part of the ODI team to enhance his leadership skills, and to work with this amazing team.

Brittany Schneider
Brittany Schneider

Brittany is a senior at Pace University in the Lubin School of Business. Studying Arts & Entertainment Management and Quantitative Business Analysis, she aspires to work within the digital space of the music industry. To stay active on campus, she is a third-year ODI Student Star, as well as a member of The Industry Network for Arts & Entertainment Management, The Leadership Engagement Action Program (LEAP), and The National Society of Leadership and Success (Sigma Alpha Pi). Her passion for the entertainment industry has granted her opportunities to intern for Big Beat/Atlantic Records, 300 Entertainment, and Downtown Music Publishing. As well, she has been a Digital Consultant for Warner Music Group and a member of the inaugural class of College Associates for Live Nation. Brittany is thrilled to be a part of the 2019 One Day Immersion Team!

Brooke Salamone
Brooke Salamone

Brooke Salamone is a current junior at Pace University majoring in communication studies with a minor in journalism and digital storytelling. Ever since a young age, Brooke has had a passion for the arts ranging from media to theater and everything in between. On campus, Brooke is involved as a tour guide, a writer for the Pace Press, as well as being a member of Kappa Delta sorority. Off-campus, Brooke has held two internships, her first with a start up media company named Quibbl where she worked as a pop culture intern writing short articles and planning social media proposals. Her second internship was with Bold TV where she worked as a production intern, greeting celebrity guests, writing articles that were featured on the Apple news app, as well as being on hand during set production. After graduation, Brooke hopes to be working in the television media industry continuing to pursue her passion for media arts.

Colleen McGovern
Colleen McGovern
One Day Immersion Student Star Co-Lead

Colleen is currently a junior at Pace University, majoring in Arts & Entertainment Management with a minor in Marketing. For the past two years, she has become very involved at Pace by raising funds for the school at the call center and also serving as the vice president of The Industry Network for Arts & Entertainment Management. Colleen interned at Jay Z’s Roc Nation this past spring, doing data & analytics for the digital marketing team, while also working as a junior manager at KPA Talent Management and Production. She is also signed to EMG Model Management and Take 3 Talent Agency, and spends most of her free time auditioning and performing around the city. Colleen is very excited to join the One Day Immersion team and help co-lead the student stars alongside MarissaAnn Rizzitello and Alyssa Denton.

Emily Pagano
Emily Pagano

Emily Pagano is currently a junior at Pace University in the Lubin School of Business, where she is pursuing a major in Advertising and Integrated Marketing Communications, as well as carrying a minor in Arts and Entertainment Management. She is a member of the street team for the IN Network and will be hosting a segment on Pace’s radio station, WPUB, this upcoming year. Emily's passion for the arts stems from her many years of company dance experience and performing. Recently, Emily interned with SPR Media on their film, A Nice Girl Like You, (which featured talent Lucy Hale and Jackie Cruz). This is where her passion for film/media began to thrive! Through her networking, she has since scored multiple production assistant positions with Pudding Boy Productions, the Tribeca Film Festival, and Broderville Films. Emily is currently working as an art production assistant for Passionflix, a female-led streaming service that focuses on bringing romance novels to the small screen. She is honored to be a part of the ODI Team and is looking forward to learning more about marketing and entertainment as well as connecting with other people that share the same passions and goals!

Julianne Kovacs
Julianne Kovacs

Julianne Kovacs is a senior at Pace University in the Lubin School of Business. She is pursuing a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Arts and Entertainment Management with a minor in Special Events Marketing. Originally from New Jersey, Julianne has grown up with a passion for the arts and world of entertainment and would to love to work in the theatre industry after college, either in company management, special events or marketing. Previously, she has worked with Ensemble Studio Theatre as their Development & Special Events intern and is currently interning for the summer at American Stage Theatre in their Audience Engagement & Advancement departments. She is an active member of several organizations on campus, such as the American Marketing Association and Programming and Campus Entertainment Board, and a sister of Kappa Delta Sorority. Julianne is very excited to be a part of the One Day Immersion team and grateful that she gets the chance to work with others who share her passion!

Kara Kinsella
Kara Kinsella

Kara Kinsella is currently a sophomore at Pace University in the Lubin School of Business, majoring in Arts and Entertainment Management. During her first year at Pace Kara became a member of the Industry Network for Art and Entertainment Management, excited to explore her new future. Ever since she was little she has loved film and theatre hoping one day she’d be apart of it all. Kara hopes to one day pursue a career in the film industry and is excited to be apart of her first One Day Immersion.

Kate De Santis
Kate De Santis

Kate De Santis is a junior at Pace University, majoring in Arts and Entertainment Management with a minor in Film and Screen Studies. She aspires to one day work as a tour manager for bands or work as a production assistant on a late night talk show. Since entering college, she has interned at KPA Talent Management and Production,EMPKT PR, ATC Management, and Weller Media’s Agency. She wants to continue exploring different fields in the music and film industry through internships. Kate also spent last semester studying abroad in London. Visiting over 10 other countries, she made the most of her experience by gaining a global perspective on the entertainment industry in Europe. She is very excited to be a part of the One Day Immersion team for her first time.

MarissaAnn Rizzitello
MarissaAnn Rizzitello
One Day Immersion Student Star Co-Lead

MarissaAnn is a senior at Pace University studying Arts and Entertainment Management with a minor in marketing. Despite being a transfer student, MarissaAnn has become super involved throughout the Pace community as the President of the Industry Network for Arts and Entertainment Management and the Student Coordinator for the AEM Faculty Chair. Alongside school and working in the marketing field, she is an artist who has been seen on NBC’s The Voice, Good Day New York, Madison Square Garden Network, and more. Currently, MarissaAnn is interning with Group M’s MediaCom where she works on campaigns for companies such as Hilton, Citizens Bank, and more. She is very excited to be a part of the One Day Immersion team for her second time and co-leading the student stars with Alyssa Denton and Colleen McGovern.

Mary Shannon Donnelly
Mary Shannon Donnelly

Mary Shannon Donnelly is currently a sophomore at Pace University. She is majoring in Arts and Entertainment Management with minors in both Special Events Marketing and Law. She aspires to go into artist management or casting and is looking into working specifically with children to help them pursue their dreams of having professional careers in the entertainment industry. This desire has enabled her to get an internship with Artistic Dance Exchange working with marketing and recruitment for the dance competition and convention, and much more recently, her current internship with Teri B Talent and Model Management. Mary Shannon is very grateful to have worked with Teri and her team throughout the summer as well as this fall semester. She is also very involved on campus, being an active member of Kappa Delta sorority, a tour guide at the Welcome Center, and a signed dancer for Pace Music Group. Mary Shannon is very excited to be apart of the ODI team for the first time this year!

Rachel Farney
Rachel Farney

Rachel Farney is a senior at Pace University in the Dyson College of Arts & Sciences and the Lubin School of Business. She is majoring in Art and triple minoring in Arts and Entertainment Management, Marketing, and Communication Studies. Rachel is in the Pforzheimer Honors College and in both Alpha Lambda Delta and Alpha Chi National Honor Societies. She is a member of the Arts and Entertainment Industry Network, Pace Music Group, Brand Marketing Team, and is the Philanthropy Chairwomen of Phi Mu Fraternity. In the past year, Rachel has interned with Townsquare Media, Aflac, and Rosé Lifestyle (Pinknic) plus worked for Vans and Founders Entertainment (Governors Ball). She is very passionate about the entertainment and music industries and hopes to pursue a career working on an in-house creative team. Rachel is over the moon excited to be a part of the One Day Immersion team!

Rebekka Krempler
Rebekka Krempler

Rebekka is currently a senior at Pace University double-majoring in Arts and Entertainment Management and Marketing with a concentration on Advertising and Integrated Marketing Communications. Born and raised in Vienna, Austria she was exposed to the different art and entertainment forms from a young age. Currently she is involved with The Industry Network for Arts and Entertainment Management at Pace University, where she is responsible for managing the social media presence. Recently, she has held internship positions at Marathon Digital and Situation Interactive, both digital media agencies in NYC specializing on both Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. Clients included Hamilton: An American Musical and Beetlejuice. Rebekka hopes to pursue a career in the theater industry and is both honored and very excited to be a part of the One Day Immersion team for the second time.

Shelby Pickel
Shelby Pickel

Shelby is currently a sophomore at Pace University, pursuing a double major in Arts & Entertainment Management and English. Over the past two years, Shelby has worked to integrate her passion of theater into her professional and academic activities. She currently holds a position as an executive producer and writer for a Manhattan-based talent management company, a position she earned after first being introduced to the company by a Pace A.E.M. alumna! On campus, she serves as the Secretary for the Industry Network and a member of the heavily volunteer-oriented Kappa Delta Sorority, the honors society Lambda Sigma, and The National Society of Leadership and Success. Shelby hopes to learn more about the Entertainment industry and its unique positions that balance creativity and business - as well as the amazing people within it!