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Briana Anderson

Student leader at Howard University

Education

Aug 2015Present

Candidate for Bachelor of Arts in Communications

Howard University

Major: Communications Media, Journalism, and Film

Minor: Electronic Studio Art

Concentration: Television and Film

Relevant Course Work: Web Desktop Design and Publishing | Media Production | Non Linear Editing | Audio for TV and Film | Music Media |   

Expected Graduation: May, 2019

Leadership Activities

  • Sigma Alpha Iota International Music Fraternity Spring 2017 Initiate
  • Co-section leader of the trumpet section for the Howard University's Showtime Marching Band
  • Serves as Editor and Vice President of Membership for the Delta Nu Chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota
  • Howard University Compass Fellowship Program
  • Partnered with Salvation Army for Community Service clothing drives
  • Independent Recording Artist with music on Sound Cloud, Audio Mack, and Youtube
  • Freelance Photographer and Video Director/ Editor

Work experience

May 2018July 2018

Executive Assistant/ Volunteer Videographer

The National Jazz Museum of Harlem
  • Greeted and informed the patrons of Harlem about the history of the museum  
  • Videotaped and captured the essence of the museum in order to create new content on social media platforms and museum website. 
  • Recorded the amount of people and donations that were given to the museum
May 2018July 2018

Front of House/ Lighting Assistant

Mid Night Summer Swing Series/ Tactile Group Inc.
  • Collaborated closely with lighting technician preparing to "raise the roof" of the stage  
  • Assisted as stage hand by placing music stands and marking the stage for the band that was soon to perform 
  • Learned the basic operations of an audio mixing board in order to mix the music for the concert series
May 2018July 2018

Audio 2 Assistant

Good Morning America/Tactile Group Inc.
  • Coordinated wireless frequencies before the show aired.
  • Placed lavaliere mics on the talent 
  • Marked Production timeline to ensure the talent is properly equipped as the production as the show commenced.
Aug 2016  Present

Server

Blue-ridge Restaurant Group: Copper Canyon Grill, Lanham MD
  • Up-sold 200+ gourmet dishes and sold three Blue Ridge memberships per week to provide quality customer service by exemplifying full knowledge of the restaurant's menu and helpful recommendations
  • Managed multiple responsibilities and executed the high standards and expectations of the restaurant
  • Conducted opening and closing operations as shift leader efficiently in order to increase total average sales per week.

References

Toni Blackman (Creator, Writer, Performer) : 646-258-8408

Danielle Peake (Good Morning America and Internship Mentor) : 917-805-8239

John Newson (Director of Howard University Showtime Marching Band): 202-369-7614