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Meet the Team

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JOSEPH RETTINO – PROJECT MANAGER & GRAPHIC DESIGNER

 

 

Joey graduated with a degree in Digital Communication and Social Media from Cabrini College. After graduation he plans to use his skills to fight for policy reform in areas such as voting injustices, money in politics and gender inequalities. He lead the site as Project Manager and head Graphic Designer. See what Joey has to offer on his LinkedIn.

MACKENZIE HARRIS – CONTENT STRATEGIST & INTERVIEW MANAGER

 

 

Mackenzie spent the most of her four years at Cabrini College working to better the world we live in and plans to continue this post graduation. As a digital communication and social media major with a minor in social justice she was able to combine her two passions together: storytelling and social justice. As the Content Strategist and Interview Manager for the site, she structured, edited and organized the content, while aiding all team members during their interview process. See what is new with Mackenzie and follow her experiences on LinkedIn.

SAMANTHA JACOBS – WEBSITE DEVELOPER

 

 

Samantha graduated from Cabrini College with a major in Digital Communication and Social Media and a minor in Spanish. For this site, she acted as the website developer, uploading all of the content and designing the site and overseeing the completion of multimedia pieces. Check in with her on LinkedIn to see where she goes.

LILLIAN HURLEY – MARKETING MANAGER

 

 

Lillian graduated from Cabrini College with a degree in communication and a minor in marketing. As the marketing manager, she planned and executed the market research and promotional efforts for the site. She assisted with the overall development of the site and managed the social media platforms. You can learn more about Lillian by connecting with her on LinkedIn.

CHRISTOPHER RYAN – VIDEO PRODUCTION MANAGER

 

 

Christopher graduated as a communication major and exercise science minor from Cabrini College. As the video manager for the site, he played a large role in the collection and editing of content. He worked as the technical manager during interviews with professionals, then streamlined the post production editing process. To learn more about Christopher, connect with him on LinkedIn.  

ABBIE KEEFE – ART DIRECTOR

 

 

Abbie graduated with her bachelor’s in Communication at Cabrini College. Although she transferred in the fall of her junior year, she enjoyed many of the leadership opportunities the department offered. With an immense passion for the environment and social justice issues, Abbie looks forward to staying true to Cabrini’s mission throughout the rest of her future careers, including her passion on the inequalities of education. For this site, she served as Art Director. Connect with Abbie via LinkedIn.

ERICA ABBOTT – SENIOR COPY EDITOR

 

 

Erica graduated from Cabrini College with a degree in communication and a minor in Spanish. As part of this site, she served as Senior Copy Editor, which entailed looking through everyone’s written media for the site, making corrections and fact-checking, as well as helping people with whatever questions they had regarding their articles. During her time at Cabrini, she was highly involved in the communication department and internships, where she developed skills in multimedia storytelling, writing, AP Style, copy editing, photography and more. To keep up-to-date on Erica’s adventures, follow her on Twitter and connect with her on LinkedIn.

JESSICA PARADYSZ – SEO DIRECTOR

 

 

Jessica graduated from Cabrini College with a bachelor’s in communication and a minor in Spanish. During her time at Cabrini, Jessica learned journalism, AP style, InDesign, filming, video editing, broadcasting, photography, multimedia storytelling, social media and public relations. In addition to media creation, Jessica focused on SEO efforts as the SEO Director to increase the visibility of the website. Follow Jessica on LinkedIn.

STAN THOMPSON III – COPYRIGHT VERIFIER

 

 

 

Stanley Thompson III graduated from Cabrini College in May 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Religion along with a minor in Studio Arts, showing he was always interested in more than one subject at a time. While in the communication department, Stanley showed that his best skills were audio editing, narration, photography, and video editing with Adobe Premiere. He served as copyright verifier for the site. For more info on Stan, feel free to connect with him on LinkedIn.

ARIEL MELENDEZ – PHOTO AQUISITION COORDINATOR

 

 

Ariel graduated from Cabrini College with a degree in Communication. Her role for the site was the Photo Acquisition Coordinator. This involved capturing pictures that would be used on the site and in any videos that were made. During her time at Cabrini, Ariel learned how to tell a story through the multimedia storytelling process, which combined photos and videos to tell a specific person’s story or a social justice issue. Connect with her on LinkedIn.

AMY HELD – MEDIA BACKUP COORDINATOR

 

 

Amy graduated from Cabrini with a degree in Communication. Her role for this site was Media Backup Coordinator. To learn more about Amy, connect with her on LinkedIn.

DOMINIQUE DINARDO – RESEARCH VERIFIER

 

 

Dominique graduated with a degree in mass communication. She helped edit infographics along with other team members as the Research Verifier. Throughout her experience at Cabrini, she learned skills such as reporting, writing, storytelling, video and radio training. Follow Dominique on LinkedIn.

CHRISTLE GEHMAN – CONTRIBUTOR

 

 

Christle Gehman graduated in May 2016 with her Bachelor of Arts in Communication. She has been involved in various classes and roles within the department. She learned how to deliver an effective message through storytelling using a range of social platforms. She used her multimedia skills to create videos, articles and graphics that told a cohesive story. Connect with her on LinkedIn.