Amanda Martinek is a first year M.S. student in Public Communication and Technology at Colorado State University. 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 start-up agency 85SIXTY as a social media strategist and the Director of Social Media.
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, writer, reader and coffee drinker.
Her research interests include environmental communication and corporate social responsibility with a focus on corporate communication/branding in the sustainability, climate change or public land realms and how this translates to online conversations.
In the future, she is considering staying in academia, working for a governmental agency or diving back into the private sector.
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