Name: Christopher Rosa
School: University of South Carolina
Major: Journalism/Public Relations, Minor: Theatre
Why that major? I have an interest in working in Entertainment Media, either on the editorial or communications side. Dream jobs include: being a critic or senior writer for Entertainment Weekly or doing public relations for Broadway.
Favorite TV Show/Movie: Friends, The Breakfast Club
Favorite Memory of College (So far): My first USC football game. Go Gamecocks! Nothing like the energy in that stadium.
Hobby: Watching too much TV about pop culture.
Role Model: Madonna
Celebrity Crush: Justin Timberlake
Guilty Pleasure: My Britney Spears concert collection
The most exciting time of year: The holiday season, from November to January!
Inspiration: My inspiration comes from my mother. She always gives me the encouragement to pursue what I love.
Describe yourself in three words: Warm, caring, colorful
Plans for the Summer? I’ll be in New York City working as an editorial intern for MTV’s NextMovie.com/Film.com through Viacom’s College Relations program.
Tips for Prospective Students: Don’t let anyone deter you from your dream career. Even if people say it is, “hard to get a job,” don’t let that stop you. Go for it and do everything in your power to make it happen. You’ll always wonder if you could’ve made it.
Your favorite article you’ve written for University 101: 10 Celebrities You Don’t Want to Piss Off. The research for that piece was really fun.
Your experience writing for University 101: Absolutely fabulous. I am sad my time is up with them! But to the new interns, enjoy it. You don’t get many opportunities in college to just write about what you love.
Be sure to check out Christopher’s articles in our Entertainment section!