Kelsey Semien is a University of Memphis alumni with a BA in News Broadcasting and a Minor in Spanish. Before starting her freshman year in college she had the opportunity to freelance for The Jackson Sun, a major news outlet in Jackson, TN.
During her studies at U of M she maintained a job in the full service restaurant industry and volunteered in the Media Ministry at New Direction Christian Church. She has over 7 years of full service restaurant experience including; customer service, food sales, cash handling, working in a fast paced team environment and meeting sales goals.
Her junior year in undergrad, she landed an internship with WHBQ FOX 13, one of Memphis' largest news outlets. She worked her way up to a position with the company as a production technician. In the mist of all of her domestic endeavors Semien was able to study abroad twice. She studied The Global Ethical Model for Digital Media in Mainz, Germany, and Latin Literature and Culture in San Jose, Costa Rica.
Semien has held positions in many different fields but has always had a passion for writing and story telling. She is currently freelance writing in her spare time to fulfill that passion, but would like to maintain a full-time position that allows her to do what she loves.