Name: Dan Casarella
Graduation Year: 2015
Major: Media Studies and Production (Minor: Social Work)
Occupation, Company: Marketing Coordinator, Lightning Media Partners
Describe your current occupation and if applicable, how was Temple the launchpad for your current position?
Manage critical client relationships and lead copywriting efforts to support the growth of a million-dollar independent media start-up.
Temple provided a launchpad for my career in many ways, one of the most important being how to evaluate an audience’s needs and how to create content based on those needs.
Why do you support Temple University and serve on the Klein Alumni Association Board?
I was given many opportunities to grow and learn at Klein and Temple at large and I would like to pay it forward to current students.
What excites you about the Lew Klein College of Media and Communication?
With how quickly the media landscape has been growing, theres alway opportunities to learn from both alumni and students.
What advice could you give someone looking to become more engaged with Klein College?
I’d recommend reaching out to someone involved with the college and asking what they’re curious about.
What was your favorite memory while a student at Temple?
I loved hosting my own show on WHIP Radio five nights a week.
Describe KLN students in one word: Ambitious.