Team

Erika-DiProfioErika DiProfio
Arrow Media Group Lecturer and Advisor

DiProfio is a native San Diegan and an alumna of SDSU. DiProfio has developed marketing and public relations strategies for several local and regional hospitality brands including King’s Fish House, Dave & Buster’s, W Hotels, Souplantation/Sweet Tomatoes, Cucina Urbana, and Buca di Beppo. She is currently the vice president of marketing and public relations for Slater’s 50/50.

CyrusCyrus Saatsaz
Arrow Media Group Operations Manager

Saatsaz is an instructor in the Journalism & Media Studies department at San Diego State University; a social media and engagement editor at inewsource.org; the host of WaXed, a surf talk radio show that aired on ESPN 1700 in Southern California; the author of Dogwild & Board: Stories, Interviews and Musings from a Surf Journalist; and a writer for The Huffington Post.

Dmitri DiakovDmitri Diakov
Arrow Media Group Account Supervisor

Diakov is a graduate student in the Mass Communication and Media Studies program and an instructor in the Journalism & Media Studies department at San Diego State University. Originally hailing from Moscow, Russia, Diakov embraced his new homeland by dedicating four and half years to the United States Marines Corps Infantry. After traveling the world and receiving a bachelor’s degree in politics and history, Diakov dabbled in web design consultancy and independent film production. On weekends, you can find him tinkering with Adobe Creative Cloud and aerial filmography, and grading lots of undergraduate papers.

Staci in AfghanistanStaci Reidinger
Arrow Media Group Account Supervisor

Reidinger is a Cajun at heart, a U.S. Marine, and an alumna of the University of Colorado and San Diego State University. Reidinger developed/taught public relations and media studies courses to Afghan government employees while deployed in 2009 and aspires to start her own media organization to help build media credibility in developing countries after she retires. She absolutely loves triathlons, social justice, and helping others reach their potential. Reidinger is currently a Public Affairs Officer serving in the Southern California region.

Belinda TooBelinda Too
Arrow Media Group Account Supervisor

Too is about to complete an MBA in Media Management from Auckland University of Technology in New Zealand and on exchange at San Diego State University. Belinda has been self employed all her working life, and with a passion for media and dynamic small business, brings a collection of retail management, promotional, marketing, social media and business administration skills. Her enterprises include owning and operating a successful retail shop and wholesale distribution business, and writing and publishing books ‐ including one under the Nickelodeon license. Recent projects have been establishing radio station and internet marketing startups, as well as being an Account Supervisor at Arrow Media Group.

Tiffany LindemannTiffany Lindemann
Arrow Media Group Account Executive

Lindemann is a senior at San Diego State University, graduating with a degree in Journalism with an emphasis in Public Relations. Lindemann has always held a passion for writing and acquired her love for media as she saw the positive impact it has made in developing countries. She is a photojournalist in the Air Force reserve, a Texas girl at heart, and an advocate for helping shelter animals. Although Lindemann isn’t sure what her future holds, she has a desire to make a meaningful impact in whatever she does.

Nancy LyNancy Ly
Arrow Media Group Account Executive

Ly is a fresh-faced public relations and branding professional. After earning her B.A. in English with a Minor in Professional Writing at University of California, Santa Barbara, she went on to earn her M.A. in Mass Media Communications with a Public Relations specialization at San Diego State University’s School of Journalism & Media Studies. With experience in the lifestyle, entertainment and hospitality industry, Nancy is fortunate enough to combine personal interests with her career. Her insatiable desire to keep up with all things “hip and happening” keep her immersed in the fast-paced media industry. Keep an eye out for this girl on the go!

Adrienne AkreAdrienne Akre
Arrow Media Group Account Coordinator

Akre is a masters student at San Diego State University in Mass Communication and Media Studies with a concentration in advertising. She is currently a graduate assistant for a professor of business administration. A San Diego native, Akre has always had a talent for writing and hopes to flex her artistic muscles in the advertising and marketing industries. She envisions herself working in creative direction – writing copy, branding, and developing content.

SolanaSolana Braun
Arrow Media Group Account Coordinator

Braun is a senior at San Diego State University, graduating with her Bachelors of Science in Integrated Marketing Communications and a minor in Television, Film, and New Media. Her marketing and PR experience lies primarily within the media and entertainment industries, and she hopes to continue this passion post-graduation.

NickNick Serrano
Arrow Media Group Account Coordinator

Serrano is a senior at San Diego State University studying political science with a focus on government public affairs. Born and raised in San Diego, Serrano graduated from Eastlake High and Southwestern College before transferring to San Diego State. Previously, Serrano has worked as member of the public affairs team for the San Diego County District Attorney’s Office and as the student-elected vice president for public relations at Southwestern College. He is also actively involved with Associated Students at San Diego State currently serving as the chief of staff. Serrano’s ultimate career goal is become the press secretary of the United States.

Michelle ShephardMichelle Shepard
Arrow Media Group Account Coordinator

Shepard is a senior at San Diego State University studying Integrated Marketing Communications. She has a passion for Graphic Design and has held multiple executive positions in student organizations that have given her experience in the Public Relations and Business Marketing realm, in addition to designing the official logo for Arrow Media Group.  Her post-graduation plans are to stay in San Diego and continue her career as a Graphic Designer for the Marketing and Advertising Design (M.A.D.) Group.

Chorong ShinChorong Shin
Arrow Media Group Account Coordinator

Shin is a graduating senior at San Diego State University with a degree in Journalism with an emphasis in public relations. Shin is originally from South Korea and has studied in the United States for more than eight years. In order to achieve her career goal, Shin has been involved with PRSSA at SDSU as director of internal affairs and worked at PR agencies as well as in-house PR. Shin has worked with various clients in the technological industry, pharmaceutical industry and government agencies. Shin is looking forward to beginning her career in a public relations field.

Karla SoteloKarla Sotelo
Arrow Media Group Account Coordinator

Sotelo is a senior at San Diego State University, graduating with a BA in Spanish and a BA in Journalism and Media Studies with an emphasis in Advertising. Her marketing and PR experience lies primarily within the agency life. She hopes her career will let her continue on learning about marketing. Karla isn’t sure what her future holds, but she expects great things and a lot of traveling.

Storm SturckowStorm Sturckow
Arrow Media Group Account Coordinator

Sturckow is a graduating senior with a degree in Integrated Marketing Communications. Being a native in San Diego, he has grown up around motorsports and fast cars. After developing a true passion for automobiles, he has geared his career in that direction working in the marketing department for one of the leading brands, BILSTEIN Shock Absorbers. His most notable accomplishment at San Diego State University has been acting as the Marketing Manager for Aztec Racing, a Formula SAE race team that develops a car from the ground up. Post-graduation he strives to work for a pioneering company such as Tesla Motors.

Zachary WaldrenZachary Waldren
Arrow Media Group Account Coordinator

Waldren is a graduating senior at San Diego State University studying Integrated Marketing Communications. Hailing from the Bay Area, he came to SDSU after completing three years at San Francisco State University. His passion for advertising has led him to work with 12 different brands in 9 different industries. His greatest achievement is working with the #1 golf company in the world TaylorMade Golf Company. His post graduation plans are to move back to the Bay Area where he plans on striving towards his ultimate goal of building his own Las Vegas hotel.

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