Member Monday: Isabel Cambiaso

Q: Your Name?
A: Isabel Cambiaso

Q: At what school do you work?
A: California State University, Fullerton

Q: How long have you been in student media?
A: 2 years

Q: What are you most proud of at your current Student Media org?
A: I have brought in the most sales ever made at the Daily Titan and won the Daily Titan’s first few CMBAM Sales awards.

Q: What is a fun fact about you, your town, your University?
A: A fun fact about me is Seinfeld is my comfort show.

Q: What is your dream job after graduation?
A: My dream job after graduation is to work in finance for a record label. 

Q: What is your favorite snack on a road trip?
A: Honestly, I don’t have a favorite snack on a road trip… but the staple items are definitely a Cherry Icee, Limon Hot Cheetos, Cheez-Its, and Peanut M&Ms. 

member Monday: Billy Ferris

Q: Your Name?
A: Billy Ferris

Q: At what school do you work?
A: Auburn University

Q: What is your role?
A: Assistant Director, Student Media

Q: How long have you been in student media?
A: This is my 7th year in Student Media

Q: What are you most proud of at your current Student Media org?
A: I am most proud of the way we transitioned the Plainsman, our newspaper, into a primarily digital publication. It has turned our financial outlook around and we were able to take our students through the process in a way that gave them ownership of the decision. The way the students were the driving force of this move was incredibly rewarding to see. 

Q: What is a fun fact about you, your town, your University?
A: One of my ancestors invented the Ferris Wheel.

Q: What is a media project you would most like to pick someone’s brain about?
A: I would love to pick the brain of anyone who has successfully found ways to reach their audiences in non-traditional ways with a future-focused approach. 

Q: What is your favorite snack on a road trip?
A: Beef Jerky

Billy’s contact is [email protected]

Member Monday: Patty Cox

Q: Your Name?
A: Patty Cox

Q: At what school do you work?
A: University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Q: How long have you been in student media?
A: I started January 24th –– after spending nearly 10 years at The Weather Channel, most recently as the editor-in-chief for digital, and more than 20 years at the Tampa Bay Times, where I was a managing editor.

Q: What are you most looking forward to in this new role at student media?
A: The opportunity to help students realize what’s possible. 

Q: What is a fun fact about you, your town, your University?
A: Me: I’ve seen Bruce Springsteen in concert 22 times.
Town: Springsteen hasn’t played Charlotte since 2014.
University: I’ve reconnected with a college pal who’s a professor here at UNC Charlotte. He’s one friend I have yet to see Springsteen with.
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Q: What is a media project you would most like to pick someone’s brain about?
A: How to acclimate students to thinking and selling across brands.

Q: What is your favorite snack on a road trip?
A: Trail Mix

Member Monday: Steven Sandberg

Q: Your Name?
A: Steven Sandberg

Q: At what school do you work?
A: Oregon State University

Q: How long have you been in student media?
A: about 8 years

Q: What are you most proud of at your current Student Media org?
A: The perseverance shown by our students in the face of adversity, especially in the last two years.

Q: What is a fun fact about you, your town, your University?
A: Our mascot once had a girlfriend named Bernice. She mysteriously disappeared.

Q: What is a media project you would most like to pick someone’s brain about?
A: Live sports broadcasting tools

Q: What is your favorite snack on a road trip?
A: Pringles

Member Monday- Bran Poster

Q: Your Name?
A: Bran Poster

Q: At what school do you work?
A: NC State University

Q: How long have you been in student media?
A: Since my first semester

Q: What is your dream job?
A: Copywriter

Q: What is a fun fact about you, your town, your University?
A: NC State has had five different official names since it was founded.

Q: What is a media project you would most like to pick someone’s brain about?
A: WKNC Radio’s You’ll Never Believe Me Butt podcast

Q: What is your favorite snack on a road trip?
A: Licorice

Member Monday: Camea Cato

Q: Your Name?
A: Camea Cato

Q: At what school do you work?
A: University of South Carolina

Q: How long have you been in student media?
A: Since November

Q: What are you most proud of at your current Student Media org?
A: The students! I am so proud of the hard work our students put in each day/week. It’s truly an honor working with them!

Q: What is a fun fact about you, your town, your University?
A: I was an advertising major and graduated from UofSC’s School of Journalism and Mass Communications (SJMC). Then came back to work as an advisor & advertising adjunct instructor in the SJMC. Now, I’m working as the advertising director for GMG at UofSC. I guess three things are for sure… I love UofSC, working with students, and working in advertising. 

Q: What is a media project you would most like to pick someone’s brain about?
A: Programmatic advertising

Q: What is your favorite snack on a road trip?
A: Starbucks caramel frap and kettle chips.