Meet The Team

Amanda  AMANDA CUNDARICo-Art Director

Amanda Cundari has proven to be self-motivated and hard-working during her time at Cabrini, 
 majoring in communications and double-minoring in English and graphic design. Amanda has
 worked part-time for Comcast SportsNet and Comcast Newsmakers.  Throughout her four years at 
 Cabrini, she has interned for several companies including Bad Rhino Inc., Main Line Media News
 and New Jersey 101.5.  She has also held several leadership roles within the Cabrini College’s
communications program as Executive Producer of Cabrini’s video news program as well as
Head Scriptwriter. For more, visit her on LinkedIn.
 
 

 BEATRICBeaE McQUISTONMarketing Manager

  Majoring in communications and minoring in marketing, Beatrice McQuistion has been actively involved
 in many ways throughout her four years at Cabrini. She was a defender on the Women’s Lacrosse team and
 was named to the Colonial States Athletic Conference All-Academic Team all four years. Besides being a
 student-athlete, she had other leadership roles on campus, serving as the Engagement Editor for Cabrini’s
 newspaper The Loquitur, audio director for Cabrini’s news program LOQation Weekly News, and a member
 of the Cabrini Activities and Programming Board. She was very involved in different internships throughout
 her college career, including event director intern at Pattison Sports Group, operations and event intern at
 Cabrini, and social media intern at Chill Expeditions. For more on Beatrice’s skills, visit her on LinkedIn.
 

Brandon  BRANDON DESIDERIOCo-Project Manager and UI Designer

  Brandon Desiderio graduated as a senior communications major with a minor in social justice,
 which he credits to providing him with a passion for peace and justice at the grassroots level.
 He developed a passion for storytelling after serving as the Editor-in-Chief of Cabrini’s student
 newspaper, The Loquitur. Brandon traveled for five weeks in Israel and the West Bank the summer
 before his senior year through an international reporting program run through ieimedia.com.
 Find out what he’s up to on Twitter @btdes or on his blog at http://www.brandondesiderio.com.
 
 
 

Jaime   JAIME VIGGIANOProduction Manager

  Jaime Viggiano is a visionary and prolific Communication major and marketing minor at Cabrini College.
 During her time at Cabrini, she has gained a passion for social justice and an eagerness to explore the world.
 She has held leadership positions as Graphics Team Member, Remote Package Coordinator, and Executive
 Post Producer for Cabrini’s video news program LOQation Weekly News, and is IncreasingThePeace.com’s
 production manager. She has also held internship positions for companies/institutions including Cabrini  
College,Comcast-Spectacor, and Enterprise Rent-a-Car.
 
 
Jenay  JENAY SMITH  – Head Writer and Research Verifier 
  Jenay graduated as a senior communications major with a minor in environmental studies
 graduating May 2014, and was actively involved on campus as a Catholic Relief Services
 Ambassador, Resident Assistant, Features/Lifestyles Editor for Cabrini’s weekly newspaper
 The Loquitur, women’s cross country runner, student representative for Cabrini’s Teaching
 and Learning Committee among other activities. Jenay has also interned at Augustinian Defenders
 of the Rights of the Poor in Philadelphia. Visit her LinkedIn and follow on twitter @LittleJenay.

 

Kellie    KELLIE IGO – Co-Art Director and UI Designer
  Kellie Igo graduated as an outgoing and hard-working communications major and graphic design minor
 at Cabrini College. Using a combination of multimedia and design skills, she is highly motivated to stand
 out and succeed through life. Kellie took on many leadership positions during her time at Cabrini. She was
 part of the college’s weekly LOQation News Program for two years, and in that time served as Post Production
 Manager, Editor and Executive Producer. She is IncreasingThePeace.com’s Art Director & UI Designer.
 She has a great passion for video, especially sports video, and has made videos for many of Cabrini College’s
 athletic teams. For more about Kellie’s skills and experience, visit her YouTube channel and LinkedIn.
 
 
Kev   KEVIN DURSO – SEO Director
  Kevin Durso has served as sports editor for Cabrini College’s student newspaper The Loquitur,
 sports anchor and producer for Cabrini’s weekly video news show LOQation, and sports director
 of Cabrini’s student radio station Cavalier Radio 89.1 WYBF-FM. He has also interned at
 Philadelphia’s 97.5 The Fanatic, and has written for various Philadelphia sports websites.
 Follow Kevin on Twitter @KDursoPhilsNet or connect with him on LinkedIn.
 
 
 
 
Lia LIA FERRANTE – Co-Project Manager and Content Strategist 
 An upbeat and enthusiastic communication major and business administration minor, Lia Ferrante is constantly learning new skills which will enable her to succeed in her future career. Lia had many leadership roles, such as being the News Anchor for Cabrini’s news program LOQation Weekly News, the Perspectives Editor for Cabrini’s newspaper,The Loquitur, and the President of Cabrini’s chapter of the Society for Collegiate Journalists.  She was very involved in different internships through out her four years. She was the Eye Opener Morning News Show intern for PHL17 in Philadelphia and the Social Media Intern for Berkshire Home Hathaway Home Services. She would one day like to use her skills to improve herself and the company she is working for. You can learn more about Lia’s skills and connect with her on LinkedIn.
 
 
 
 
IMG_4019 MARYKATE McCANN – WordPress Site Developer
 Marykate McCann was an enthusiastic and dedicated student athlete at Cabrini College who developed and discovered many skills on and off the soccer field. Marykate took leadership positions as sports anchor and Social and Marketing leader for Cabrini’s news program, LOQation, Multimedia Editor for the student-run paper The Loquitur, and was inducted into Cabrini’s chapter of the Society for Collegiate Journalists.She was involved in her dream internship at Center City Film and Video for the preschool network “Sprout” TV Production at Comcast. Connect with Marykate on LinkedIn.
 
 
 
 
Rocco    ROCCO DEL MONTE – Copyright Verifier 
  A hard-working, career-driven and goal-oriented senior communications major, Rocco Anthony Del Monte IV has had many leadership roles within Cabrini College’s communications department, such as Multimedia Manager and Social Media/Marketing Manager for Cabrini’s news program LOQation Weekly News and as Multimedia Editor for Cabrini’s newspaper, The Loquitur. He is looking forward to use and share his skills to help improve the company he will be working for one day soon. You can learn more about Rocco and his skills on his LinkedIn page.
 
 
 

ROB  ROBERT RICHES – Copy Editor 

 Rob Riches is set to graduate from Cabrini with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications, and served a variety of roles across Cabrini’s campus and communication department, including News Editor for The Loquitur, sports/news anchor for LOQation Weekly News, Operations Manager of Cavalier Radio, PA Announcer for Cabrini’s athletics department, Vice President of Cabrini’s Society for  Collegiate Journalists chapter and as a Resident Assistant. He’s also worked as an intern for Bad Rhino Inc., The Hockey News, Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia and the Main Line Chamber of Commerce. You can connect with Rob on LinkedIn or follow him on Twitter @Riches61.
 
 
 
 Star  STARLENE SOLER – Lead Video Editor 

Starlene graduated from Cabrini College in May 2014 with a degree in Communications. During her time there, Starlene’s interest and passion for visual storytelling pushed her to achieve the role of Executive Producer of LOQation, the college’s weekly news program her first semester senior year. Starlene has gained advanced experience in filming and editing video, and has also served as a staff writer for the student paper The Loquitur, and a radio show host for the student radio station Cavalier Radio. Follow Starlene on Twitter @StarSoler.

 

 

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