Mckenzie Love is a senior communications major concentrating in media production and criticism, and is minoring in film and media studies. This spring 2020 she interns with the Green Machine Ensembles, which provides diverse performances for a variety of venues and events on and off the GMU campus. In 2015, the NCAA named Doc Nix and the Green Machine as the number one pep band in college basketball. Mckenzie’s supervisor is the senior media producer of Green Machine Ensembles. Her assigned responsibilities give her the opportunity to expand her knowledge and experience in the field. Some of her tasks are:
- research ideas to make videos and performances more accessible,
- edit footage from performances,
- operate the camera at a basketball game,
- assist generating media ideas for future events, and
- finding preferential filming space on campus.
With each task, Mckenzie better understands her responsibilities and working in media production. She enjoys the internship and her newly gained knowledge. The internship and GMU classes will assist finding future employment upon graduation.
February 28, 2020