May 29, 2018
It finally feels like summer in the city and have welcomed our second summer intern, Samantha Secord!
Sam left sunny California, where she attends university, to join us for the summer and we are thrilled to have her. She has jumped right in at our fast-paced agency, but we asked her to slow down for a couple of minutes to answer a few questions to help us get to know her better.
- What do you love the most about Toronto?
I love the diversity of the city. Not only is Toronto incredibly culturally diverse, but also a geographically diverse city. I love being able to experience the hustle and bustle of the financial district, but also being able to escape to the beaches or waterfront for a more relaxed day.
- What TV series are you into right now?
Scandal and Grey’s Anatomy have always been favorites of mine.
- What’s the last book you read?
The last book I read was Contagious: Why Things Catch On, by Jonah Berger. The book outlined various factors (Social currency, triggers, emotion, public, practical value, and stories) that contribute to a product or idea’s ability to gain popularity and go viral.
- Who inspires you?
My Dad. He was the first in his family to attend university and worked two jobs during high school in order to pay his way. His hard work, determination, and resilience constantly inspire me and are qualities I strive to achieve in my own life.
- What do you hope to learn this summer?
I’m hoping to gain as much as experience and learn as much as possible. Whether it is developing my ability to effectively manage client relations, working on media training, monitoring media coverage, or just gaining general advice, I hope that what I learn at KLC stays with me even after my summer here ends.
Welcome to the team, Sam! We hope you enjoy your summer with us.