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MMC Alumna Kenan Hunter ’18 Makes Forbes 30 Under 30 List

  • Kenan Hunter ’18
Hunter, a double major in Digital Media and Video Production and Philosophy and Religious Studies, has been included in the coveted Forbes 30 Under 30 list within the Marketing and Advertising category for 2021.

Forbes 30 Under 30 is an annual set of lists issued by Forbes magazine recognizing business and entrepreneurial figures across nearly two dozen industries. According to Forbes, “Hunter boasts extensive experience creating innovative, simple and powerful consumer marketing and digital advertising for TV series, film and streaming services.” Read her full profile here.

Hunter currently serves as an Associate Writer and Producer at HBO. Since starting in 2019, she has worked on numerous cross-channel advertisements and on HBO original series, including Lovecraft Country, Westworld, Euphoria, Barry, Mrs. Fletcher, and High Maintenance.

Hunter says that the support she received from the Communication and Media Arts program and Associate Professors Dan Hunt, MFA and Erin Greenwell, MFA, is what helped make her transition after college successful. “One thing I appreciated about MMC was having the freedom to make projects we wanted to make and not be limited to a rubric,” she says. “That really set the tone to try to think outside of the box, which really helped after college.”

Congratulations, Kenan!

Read more about her work and others on the 2021 Forbes list here.