Meet The Communications Team!
We sat down with MaryKate DiChiara, the Communication’s Team Director for this years Silver Needle Runway, for an exclusive interview!
Major: Fashion Merchandising
Concentration: Fashion Promotion
Communications Team Members:
Emily Borgese - Junior, Haley Breen - Senior, Antonia Gabriele - Sophomore, Haley O’Grady - Junior, Michaela Olivero - Sophomore, Kate Paulson - Junior, Cassandra Pintro - Sophomore, Renee Savino - Junior, Alexa Siciliano - Sophomore, Sabrina Whitford - Junior
K&E: What are the main goals and responsibilities of your team?
The communications team is responsible for every aspect of the promotion of the Silver Needle Runway. Social media is a huge aspect of promotion as well as the Marist Fashion Blog, and marketing materials around campus. Our social media platforms include Marist Fashion Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, SnapChat, and YouTube. We also work very closely with director, Grace Rugen, and the creative team in the production of our save the dates, invitations, posters, VIP/Backstage passes, the programs, etc. We create the VIP list of contacts that we invite to the show so that we can show off the hard work of the incredibly talented designers and members of the class put together! All in all, the communications team spreads the word and creates the buzz about the Silver Needle Runway! Our main goal is to get you interested and in a seat at our #inkcredible show!