Amanda Slavin

Amanda Slavin had every intention of being a teacher. Receiving an undergraduate degree and a Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction, her path seemed set – teach and connect with students daily by keeping them engaged. Instead, she ended up in marketing. And she just so happens to be really, really good at it. “Brand marketing…

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Brittany Hodak and Kim Kaupe

Brittany Hodak and Kim Kaupe paired their passions for mutually beneficial aspects of entertainment – journalism and music – to an all-new intersection. With the launch of ZinePak, a multi-million dollar entertainment company, the duo has worked with the biggest bold-faced names in pop culture. From Katy Perry and Taylor Swift, to Duck Dynasty and…

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Cristina Gibson

Cristina Gibson’s first internship was with her local newspaper writing weekend features. Then, while she was in college at Loyola-New Orleans studying communications and working as a production assistant at Fox 9 News, Hurricane Katrina hit. School was promptly closed for the semester. However, the disaster didn’t deter Cristina’s success. She transferred to Loyola Marymount…

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Rebecca Zaccard

Sometimes the best jobs aren’t found, they’re created. Not many know this more intimately than Rebecca Zaccard. After moving to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career, Rebecca landed some commercial work and, prompted by a desire to promote her personal brand and love of sports, she created a weekly vlog. Little did she know,…

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Lindsay Miller

Movie sets, film festivals, red carpets and A-listers make Lindsay Miller’s career as entertainment editor at PopSugar sound pretty fabulous. Admitting that her job affords her more than a few once-in-a-lifetime moments, it’s also an exercise in time management. From on-camera work for her “In Her World” interview series, to writing and editing, Lindsay’s days…

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Ashley Tarkington

When it comes to fashion, fit can make or break an entire outfit. And if you ask Ashley Tarkington, she might say the same thing about a job. What had at first seemed ideal working in production at “Access Hollywood” and later at celebuzz.com soon felt more like that pair of favorite—but no longer quite…

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Whitney English

“Never take no for an answer.” It’s a piece of advice Whitney English swears by, and she’s living proof that the squeaky wheel does get the oil. Growing up in Tucson, Ariz., Whitney spent many days admiring the hosts of “E! News”, imagining the day that she, too, would hold the microphone in front of millions…

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Stacy Sturm

Stacy Strum will know she’s “made it” the day she dances “on the arm of Maksim Chmerkovskiy in a costume that would make strippers blush.” Not only does this perfectly capture the humor Stacy finds is so necessary in a successful radio host, but also the persistence and drive that keeps her striving for more….

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Shari Weber

If Shari Weber would have won the Mega Millions last week she would have still shown up for her job on Tuesday. (Monday's are her day off.) She loves her job so much that she says she can't imagine doing anything else. Shari is Celine Dion's production and travel logistics coordinator. She's been in the role since…

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Sarah Remus

The Acme Comedy Club was just supposed to be a stopgap for Sarah Remus. After returning from the Peace Corps, she picked up a job waiting tables there by night, so she could search for a more permanent job by day. But soon she was hooked. The environment — full of humor, energy and creativity…

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