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Kelly King

Kelly King

Adjunct Instructor

Rachel Chalnick

Rachel Chalnick

Teaching Assistant

Rachel Chalnick is an Agency 7 alum who is currently the TA for the course. Her role is to serve as another resource and set of eyes for the students in the class. Rachel is a senior pursuing a Media Management, Industry, and Policy concentration, a Media Law and Policy and an Advertising Management specializations, and a minor in Marketing. After graduation, she is looking to hold an account executive or brand strategist position at a creative agency in either New York or Chicago.

Luciana Ponader

Luciana Ponader

Managing Director

Lucia Ponader is a current junior at IU studying Media Advertising with a concentration in Creative Advertising and a minor in Marketing. This semester she is acting as Managing Director of Agency 7, where she can expand upon her knowledge and prior experiences within the advertising industry. Lucia plans to take Chicago by storm after she graduates in May 2023 by working in a leadership role in advertising or marketing for a large agency or firm. She has worked as a freelancer with many brands and helped them create social media content, both as a content creator and consumer. At this moment in time, she is highly interested in the intersection between marketing/advertising and technology and is hoping to explore that more.

Alex Paul

Alex Paul

Alex Paul is a current junior pursuing an advertising degree from the Media School. After graduation, he hopes to dive into content marketing with an outdoor industry brand. During his time in Agency 7, Alex hopes to add to his current advertising portfolio.

Victoria Chavez

Victoria Chavez

Victoria Chavez is an Advertising Major at Indiana Univerisity. She is currently finishing up her senior year and has aspirations to work for an agency In Chicago, specifically Leo Burnet. Agency 7 will help her gain real-world experience to help her achieve that goal. This semester Victoria hopes to help her client improve their sales by reaching a broader audience through marketing and advertising strategies.

Taylore Parker

Taylore Parker

Taylore Parker is a current Junior in the Media School at Indiana University studying media advertising with a specialization in management. She has experience in database analytics and marketing after she interned with a Real Estate company in Wisconsin this past summer. Additionally, Taylore has attained social media and graphic design skills from past experiences.

Skylar Richey

Skylar Richey

Hi, my name is Skylar, and I am a senior at IU studying Media Advertising with a specialization in Advertising Creative and Management with a Minor in Marketing. After graduation, I hope to begin my career in advertising as a copywriter at an advertising agency. I am excited to work with Ashlyn, Ford and Noah on our campaign for To Be Frank Nails and help our client expand its social media presence.

Noah Shahadey

Noah Shahadey

Noah Shahadey is a senior majoring in Contemporary Dance with minors in Tourism, Hospitality, and Event Management, as well as Media with a concentration in Creative Advertising. Upon graduation, Noah is interested in pursuing a contract and career with a cruise line company, where he will be dancing and working in the Entertainment Industry.

Rhea Syzmanski

Rhea Syzmanski

Rhea Szymanski is a Senior at Indiana University majoring in Media Advertising and English. Her specialty comes within the realm of conveying a message. She has experience in both copywriting and copy editing for different projects, such as a college-based literary journal and her work in Agency 7. No matter what the message is, Rhea can dive right into the heart of it and make sure it is crystal clear.

Nisha Kolla

Nisha Kolla

Nisha Kolla is a senior at Indiana University studying Media Advertising with a specialization in Management. She currently has her own custom show and art business and hopes to expand it in the future. Recently, she has been working hard to create an NFT collection. Additionally, Nisha is looking to pursue a job in content strategy after graduation.

Lauren Clark

Lauren Clark

Lauren Clark is a senior at Indiana University studying Media Advertising with a specialization in Advertising Creative, a certificate in Business Foundations, and a minor in Marketing. She is from a small town in Indiana called Pittsboro, and after graduation, she plans to work as an account executive in Nashville, TN.

Katie Giambrone

Katie Giambrone

Katie Giambrone is a senior majoring in Media Advertising with specializations in Advertising Management and Media Persuasion and Behavior and a minor in Italian. After graduation, Katie hopes to pursue a career in communication in Chicago, Illinois.

Kate Jones

Kate Jones

Katie Jones is a third-year student at Indiana University working toward a Bachelor of Arts through the Media School. She is pursuing a concentration in Media Advertising and a specialization in Media Management. Additionally, Katie is completing a minor in Marketing through the Kelley School of Business. She was born and raised in Indiana and is hoping to have a career in Los Angeles, California in the future.

Hunter Wray

Hunter Wray

Hunter Wray is a current junior at Indiana University. He is a Media Major with a concentration in Advertising and a specialization in Media Psychology. After graduation, he hopes to land a job at an advertising agency as a copywriter.

Hannah Cohen

Hannah Cohen

Hannah Cohen is a senior at IU majoring in Media with a concentration in Creative Advertising. She has a background in graphic design, social media, and advertising strategy. Hannah is an aspiring art director and aims to work at an advertising agency or PR agency to create ideas to help brands get their message to consumers most effectively and beautifully.

Ford Peterson

Ford Peterson

Ford Peterson is a current senior at Indiana University and is majoring in Advertising with a minor in Apparel Merchandising. After graduation, he hopes to be working in advertising with a focus on fashion.

Ashlyn VanLandingham

Ashlyn VanLandingham

Ashlyn VanLandingham is a senior at Indiana University. She is an Advertising major with specializations in Health Communications and Media Psychology. After graduation, Ashlyn hopes to secure a job at an agency that opens new opportunities.

Ashley Todd

Ashley Todd

Ashley Todd is a senior at Indiana University. She is a Media major with a concentration in Creative Advertising and Management and a minor in human resources. She hopes to pursue a career at an advertising agency in Chicago following graduation in May.