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Shannon Livewell '14

Recipient: Bergami Family Summer Internship Program 


Music Industry


Supported by a stipend from the Bergami Family Summer Internship Program, Shannon spent last summer interning in the creative department at Sony/ATV Music Publishing in Nashville, Tenn., the largest music publishing company in the world. She assisted with managing Sony’s song catalog and calculating the weekly Billboard chart shares. While in Nashville, she also interned at Big 98 WSIX FM. She previously interned at two radio stations in Pennsylvania. Additionally, she studied at the University’s campus in Tuscany, Italy, last spring, and she serves as the advertising manager and music editorialist for the Charger Bulletin.

Hope For the Future

“I was always trying to figure out what aspect of the music industry I could see myself working in for the rest of my life, and I think I finally recognized that music publishing is a great fit.”

Why She is Grateful

“I know that the music industry is one of the hardest, if not the hardest, career paths to land a job in, but I feel overly prepared and am eager to start looking. I feel very lucky to be at a school where I can learn so much about the field I’d like to progress in. I truly loved the experience.”