What is your name?

Karess Downing


Where are you from?

I’m originally from Long Island, New York, but I moved to Atlanta as a high school Sophomore and have been living here ever since.


What university do you attend?

Georgia State University.


What is your area of study?

I am a Journalism major with a concentration in Public Relations.


What is your favorite song?

I have way too many, but I listen to Broken Clocks by SZA at least once a day. Also, anything from A Seat at the Table by Solange stays in rotation during my commute to school.


What is your favorite color?

My favorite color is purple, but my favorite color to wear is, unquestionably, black!


Which would you rather, Krispy Kreme or Dunkin Donuts?

Krispy Kreme, for sure.


What is one fun fact about you?

One fun fact about me is that I make my own wigs! I love to change my hairstyles so often that my friends often joke that they never know who I’m going to come out of the house as at any given time!


What are some of your hobbies?

In my free time I enjoy scrapbooking, playing the Sims, and writing.


What do you hope to gain from your internship with Adrienne J Media?

I am excited to learn more about using different types of software to network and market through social media, and how to apply my background in Journalism to engage with audiences. I believe interning with Adrienne J Media will help me to enhance both my writing and social skills and learn to apply them in ways that are relevant to today’s social media-driven society.