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Briana Anderson

Student leader at Howard University


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 | Coding  

Expected Graduation: May, 2019

Work experience

Aug 2016  Present


Blue-ridge Restaurant Group: Copper Canyon Grill
  • 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.
June 2015April 2016

Total Life Changes, Fairhaven, MI

Independent Distributor
  • Recruited and directed potential fellow independent distributors and consumers
  • Maintained long lasting rapport with customers and distributors
  • Coordinated and lead a team of fellow distributors towards entrepreneurial success by encouraging personal development and growth
  • Coordinated meetings and presentations with potential distributors and consumers by
Jun 2014May 2015


Barnes and Noble Starbucks Cafe
  • Met and exceeded managerial and customer expectations of professional service
  • Developed sales skills, and public interaction to enhance dining experience for all guests
  • Maximized sale efficiency by displaying knowledge of merchandise in an attractive manner
  • Distributed effective methods to maximize efficiency within our sales team by uniting and portraying teamwork to our guests and coworkers

Professional Skills

Video and Photo Editing
  • Developed new projects by editing video motion segments, adding voice overs, and music/special effects to create various forms of film and video production
  • Experience using Avid, Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, Adobe PhotoshopAdobe Illustrator and Audacity 
Web Design 
  • Experience using DreamweaverHTML 4, HTML 5CSS DesignJava Script
  • Assisted in editing and developing current websites appearance and content
  • Created 3D and 2D animation
  • Created and coded own personal promotional website using  HTML 5,  CSS Design, Java Script
  • Clarinetist: Accomplished 12 years of study in classical, jazz, and contemporary music in high school and college level ensembles 
  • Trumpeter: Currently Co Section leader of the trumpet section in the Howard University Showtime Marching Band
  • Performer: Sang at the Kennedy Center for honors choir
  • Collaborated with Sound Gate Studios in Glendale, MD to record, and mix and master multiple soundtracks

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 Social Media Specialist 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