Q & A

Job Title:
Marketing & PR Coordinator

Hometown:
Lewisburg, TN

What did you study in college? Where?
Broadcast Journalism at the University of Tennessee (Go Vols!)

What are your favorite things to watch on Netflix (be specific)?
The West Wing, New Girl, The Office, Master of None, Parks & Rec

What was the last creative work that moved you/made you laugh out loud/inspired you?
So I’m super late to the party on this, but I just listened to the Hamilton soundtrack for the first time, and it checked off all of those categories for me. I laugh and smile at its wit, I’m inspired by its creative brilliance, and I’m so moved by its musical storytelling…specifically the song “Burn.” Wow. Just wow.

Top 3 favorite movies of all time?
Breakfast at Tiffany’s
Wall-E
When Harry Met Sally
(Casablanca and 500 Days of Summer are tight runners-up)

What are your favorite podcasts?
This American Life, TED Radio Hour, The Shauna Niequist Podcast, That Sounds Fun with Annie Downs

Which character from The Office or Parks & Recreation do you most identify with?
My passion for waffles is in-line with that of Leslie Knope.

What are your favorite books? (can’t include bible):
One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories by BJ Novak, Little Bee by Chris Cleave, The Great Gatsby, Room, Cold Tangerines, To Kill a Mockingbird, any of Nora Ephron’s collections, All the Wrong Questions series by Lemony Snicket, 2 A.M. At The Cat’s Pajamas by Marie Helene-Bertino, I could go on and on…

Favorite place to have a meeting in Nashville (or surrounding areas ie. Franklin)?
Somewhere with milkshakes. I think more meetings should take place over ice cream.

Favorite place in the entire world?
The Dixie Theatre– the community theatre in my hometown where I did musicals growing up.

Person you got nervous meeting and why?
Jimmy Fallon, because I adore him and the opportunity took me by surprise. Granted, this “meet” only lasted five seconds, during which I told him I loved him.
Or President Obama because I worried about having a weak handshake.

What’s on the top of your bucket list?
Learn to tap-dance. Write a musical.