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Communication Management Professional

About Me

About Me

Melissa Mitchell is a Doctoral Student Researcher at the University of Southern California where she studies Organizational Change & Leadership and Communication Management with a concentration in Marketing Communications. Throughout her academic career, she's had the opportunity to conduct & lead out several research projects and student initiatives for USC, GEOSPATIAL Technology Center at The City University of NY, the Bronx Journal Radio, the NY Media Exchange Podcast, The Criminal Justice Society at The City University of NY and The NYC Dept of Probation. Additionally, she is an active member of the PHI SIGMA TAU- International Honor Society in Philosophy, the National Communication Association, the Film & Television Writers of USC, and the National Association of Black Journalists at USC.


10+ years in communications & sales marketing have equipped her to take on any challenge and properly execute tasks with promptness and accuracy. She is a go-getter, an innovative strategist with the instinctual ability to create alternative routes in order to make things happen. No matter the work environment or research task at hand, she is able to quickly spot relevant patterns and issues with information to create effective solutions. She has been awarded Presidential Scholar, Cum Laude graduate, the Student Leadership Award, and the Outstanding Community Service Award from the City University of New York where she double-majored in Media Communication Studies and Philosophy. Melissa is passionate communication professional with a colorful range of experience that includes a background in property management, legal studies, radio broadcasting, theatre production, and sales marketing.

Work Experience

Work Experience

2021- Today

East Coast Office Manager

SunPower Corporation

2018- 2021

Site Manager & Social Media Coordinator

Stark Business Solutions, INC

2016- 2018

Producer & Broadcast Radio Ops Engineer

The Bronx Journal Radio

2015- 2017

Vendor & Sales Relations

LVMH & Estee Lauder



2024/ JUN

University of Southern California- Rossier School of Education

Doctor of Education- Organizational Change & Leadership

2021/ DEC

University of Southern California- Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism

Master's Degree in Communication Management (Marketing Communication)

2017/ JUN

City University of New York- Herbert H Lehman College

Bachelor of Arts- Media Communication Studies

Bachelor of Arts- Philosophy (Ethics & Public Policy)

Minor- Political Science

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