Nadia joined the Arts Alive team in the fall of 2019. Originally from the Los Angeles area, she relocated to San Diego to pursue a master’s degree at San Diego State University after obtaining her bachelor’s degree from Cal State Northridge in Cinema and Television Arts. She is currently majoring in Mass Communication and Media Arts and working on completing her thesis. Her research interests include fandoms, reality television, and political communication. Her thesis is analyzing the impact that online fan communities have on reality television star’s identity negotiation. Nadia brings her enthusiasm and background in customer service, public relations, and social media management to the Arts Alive team. When she is not working, Nadia enjoys spending time at the beach with her family and her dog Noodles. She is also an avid viewer of the Food Network, a huge Dodgers baseball fan, and enjoys exploring new restaurants all over the city.