Senior Producer, Editorial / Production
Megan Lackman is a 23-year-old from Wallingford, Connecticut. In May of 2015 Megan received her Bachelor in Arts degree in Media Studies and Communication with a minor in Graphic Design from Sacred Heart University.
Prior to her graduation Megan was inducted into The National Communication Association Honor Society and became a member of Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA). Megan has been continuing her studies with Sacred Heart’s Master's of Communication, concentrating in Digital Multimedia Production and is expected to graduate in August of 2017.
While enrolled in the MACOMM program, Megan is the Events Engineer for Sacred Heart’s Audio Visual Department. Her past experience includes, Social Media Intern for Montage in Norwalk, Connecticut, Stage Manager for Wallingford Community Theatre and currently Video Editor for the Rowayton Historical Society.
Prior to coming to Sacred Heart in 2011 Megan took ballet for 15 years.
Allison Wetterauw earned her bachelor’s degree in Media Studies and Philosophy from The Catholic University of America. Her past experience in media includes interning at Turner Broadcasting for truTV in New York. She also has had the pleasure of being on live television when participating in the International Rose of Tralee Festival in Kerry, Ireland, as she represented Washington DC.
Allison is interested in pursuing a career in Production and documentary film. She is currently in the Digital Media Production Masters in Communication program at Sacred Heart University and anticipates graduating in August of 2017. She is currently a Graduate Assistant Residence Hall Director and the Irish Dance Instructor at Sacred Heart University.
In her free time, Allison and her family volunteer for Guiding Eyes for the Blind, and foster broods in the breeding program.
Keith is a Digital Multimedia Journalism Major in the two-year Master of Communication program. A graduate of Southern CT State University and alumnus of the Berklee College of Music, he hopes to become a documentary filmmaker focusing on major social issues facing our nation. Keith recently completed his capstone documentary project, “A National Tragedy” which explores the topic of the closing of state mental hospitals over the past 40 years and the impact this has had on America’s mental health system.
Keith is currently a Grade 7 Language Arts teacher who has a passion for music and spending time with his family.
Marina Rull Valdivieso
Marina Rull Valdivieso is a first year Multimedia Production student at Sacred Heart University. She graduated from Wagner College in 2016 with a BA in Theater Studies. During her period as a Theater major Marina found her passion writing scripts and directing productions.
Those abilities and dedication lead her to become an Editorial and Web producer for this SHU Media Exchange, and she couldn't be more excited for it. In the future, Marina wants to write, produce, and direct her own independent work. So, let the show begin!
Salem Hajay is an experienced Social Media Specialist with four years of volunteering in non-profit organizations management industry. Currently, he is an intern as a photojournalist at WSHU Public Radio.
Saleem is a strong media and communication professional who graduated from King Saud University - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, in Mass Communication & Journalism. During his studies at King Saud University, he worked as a Freelance Field Reporter at Resalah, the university weekly newspaper, and was the Chief of Literary and Cultural Club at KSU.
Salem is now attending Sacred Heart University as a graduate student in the Masters of Communication program, concentrating in Digital Multimedia & Journalism graduating this August. Also, He is the Vice President of the Saudi Student Association at SHU.
Saleem’s Short-term goal is to become a documentary filmmaker, and in the long term, he is hoping to get his Ph.D. in communication to link education and communication to develop communication programs at universities. He enjoys outdoor actives, such as hiking, fishing, and cycling.
Erin Morgan is a first year graduate student in the Masters of Communication program at Sacred Heart University focusing her degree on Corporate Communication and Public Relations. Erin received her Bachelors in Business Management from Sacred Heart University as well. Throughout her time at Sacred Heart, Erin has worked in the Student Union where she now works as the Graduate Assistant. This job allows her to tie together what she learned with her business experience and with her communication experience.
After she graduates next summer, Erin hopes to work in the Public Relation field furthering her communication and marketing skills.