SMD Summer Intern Spotlight: Sydney Wilburn
Sydney Wilburn | @Sydney24430972 1. Where do you go to school? What is your major?
I am a print journalism major, English minor at the University of North Texas.
2. What do you like to do for fun?
I like to read, watch Netflix, hang out with my friends, and do crafts I find on Pinterest.
3. What’s your favorite thing about social media? What’s your favorite platform?
I like how you can reach so many people through social media, whether it’s keeping up with old friends or making completely new ones. It’s crazy that we have such awesome technology to bring the world together! My favorite social media platforms are Pinterest and YouTube, and though I don’t have a Tumblr, I think I would like that too.
4. Why did you choose to intern at SMD?
I wanted to learn how to manage a social media account as a business, and be able to have valuable, unique knowledge for my future employers.
5. Are you a dog or a cat person?
Dog person all the way! Cats and I tolerate each other...
6. What’s your favorite quote/saying?
“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” -- Aristotle
7. Favorite movie?
A lot of them. The Green Mile, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Frozen, Star Wars, and, despite the lack of an obvious plot most of the time, Monty Python movies.
8. Dream vacation?
Greece or backpacking across Europe.
9. Who is your celebrity crush and why?
Jimmy Fallon because he is literally perfect in every way and he has the cutest laugh.
10. What is your favorite book?
Also a lot (#EnglishMinor). To Kill a Mockingbird, Jane Eyre, Picture of Dorian Gray, Wuthering Heights-- love the classics!