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Katrina Swarthout

Katrina Swarthout is a second-year graduate student in the Masters of Strategic Public Relations program at the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication.

She received a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Information Sciences from the University of Alabama, along with a double minor in public relations and German. During her undergraduate years, she was extensively involved with student government, the Public Relations Student Society of America and Capstone Agency her campuses student-run firm.  

She is passionate about corporate communication and has spent multiple summers interning in Silicon Valley, learning the in's and out's of the tech world and its intersection with communication.