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Kelsey Merriam

From a young age, Kelsey has always had a knack for storytelling. In middle school and high school, her love for acting led her to star in many school plays and home videos directed by her cousin. Kelsey graduated from Berry College in 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts in Visual Communication. In college, she worked for the national award-winning student media organization, Viking Fusion, where she discovered a passion for video editing and scriptwriting. In 2016, one of her editing projects was nominated for a Southeast Emmy. She interned with ECG directly out of college and begin working there full-time in 2017. She is proud to be a part of such a great team!

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Production Industry Insight

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