Amanda Martinek is currently an M.S. student in the Journalism and Media Communication Department at Colorado State University. She is also a graduate teaching assistant for Visual Communication and Professional/Technical Writing.
Her research interests include corporate social responsibility and environmental communication. She is currently researching corporate communication and political activism in the sustainability, climate change and public land realms and how this translates to online conversations.
Born and raised in Southern California, she received a B.A. in Communications and Creative Writing from UC San Diego in 2012. She spent the past six years working for the digital marketing agency 85SIXTY as a social media strategist, promoted to the Director of Social Media and later an Account Strategist.
With a passion for live music and writing, she was the Editor in Chief and a staff writer for San Diego based music publication ListenSD from 2013 – 2017. She is an avid hiker, traveler, yogi, snowboarder, writer, reader and coffee drinker.
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