Hello there, interweb users. Welcome to The “Write” Stuff, a guide to all things entertainment from one pop culturist to another (with the occasional New Kids on the Block reference). Here you’ll find reviews, recommendations, playlists and more for all of your music, movies, film, theatre and general glitz and glamour-filled needs. Feel free to read, comment, share and suggest in regards to what you see – the more pop culture, the better. Enjoy!
Born in Baltimore and raised in the Sunshine State, Alyssa Holcomb is a recent graduate of the University of Florida, where she received her Bachelors of Science in Telecommunication Management with a minor in Theatre. Her communications experience stretches across all mediums, from print and online to video production, development and planning. She currently serves as the Marketing and Development Assistant for The Circus Arts Conservatory, a non-profit arts education organization.
For four years, Alyssa was an entertainment reporter with The Independent Florida Alligator (the nation’s largest student-run newspaper) where she originated the “Trophy Hunting” awards season recap beat. She has written for other publications and sites including College Magazine, BroadwayWorld, SMACK, Biz941 (Sarasota Magazine), and the Sarasota Herald-Tribune.
Alyssa was recently an Executive Producer for “The Bite,” an original entertainment news program created and executed by ChomPics Productions, UF’s premiere student-run production company. Other projects include producing and co-hosting “Art Things Considered” as part of the ChomPics podcast series and serving as part of the writing team for the group’s premiere online web series, “Off University.”
Alyssa has worked in and interned for numerous music industry, radio and performance-based companies and outlets including Cox Media Group, ‘stache media (part of Sony/RED Distribution), JVC Broadcasting and the University of Florida School of Theatre + Dance. Her passion for media, entertainment and pop culture are only rivaled by her love for her family and friends.
Have any suggestions? Comments? Questions? Super exciting cat videos that you absolutely have to share (which she so doesn’t mind)? Don’t hesitate to tweet her @HeyHolcomb.