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Maya Anderman

Brand Marketing & Publicity Coordinator

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Hello my name is Maya Anderman! In 2017 I received my Bachelors in Communication from the USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism with a minor in Cinematic Arts. I am highly educated in print and digital media, reporting, marketing, and publicity with hands-on experience in print and broadcast journalism as well as video production and photography. Currently, I work as a Brand Marketing & PR Coordinator at Lucasfilm, under the studio's new immersive entertainment division, ILMxLAB. Before this I completed a six month post-grad internship at Pixar Animation Studios, where I was working in the Publicity department. Prior to this I worked in publicity at Lionsgate, and previously as an editorial intern at People Magazine and The Hollywood Reporter. Please feel free to email me at maya.anderman@gmail.com for any further inquiries!

Portfolio

People Magazine

PEOPLE.com
08/03/2016
Tony Bennett's Secret to Staying Young Is Just 'Loving Life'

Tony Bennett may have turned 90 on Wednesday, but the jazz singer says he still feels like a teenager. "This is a day I'll never forget as long as I live," Bennett told reporters Wednesday at a lighting ceremony held in honor of his birthday at the Empire State Building.

Entertainment Weekly's EW.com
08/14/2016
See photos from Kevin Hart, Eniko Parrish's wedding

This story originally appeared on PEOPLE.com. Kevin Hart has tied the knot! Hart, 37, married longtime girlfriend Eniko Parrish, 31, in a wedding in California, surrounded by friends and family. The bride wore a custom Vera Wang lace mermaid gown which featured hand-embroidered French Chantilly lace appliqués, luxurious French tulle skirt and silk covered bridal button accents.

PEOPLE.com
07/21/2016
WATCH: Chorus of Celebs! Dave Franco Challenges Famous Pals to Sing in Public

@MayaAnderman 07/22/2016 AT 04:25 PM EDT It doesn't get much better than Dave Franco belting out Backstreet Boys in the middle of a New York City Apple Store. To promote his new film Nerve, the 31-year-old posed a perky challenge to friends and fans: daring people to "find their nerve" (using #FindYourNerve on social media) and record themselves singing in public.

PEOPLE.com
08/19/2014
Kevin Hart Marries Longtime Love Eniko Parrish

@MayaAnderman 08/14/2016 AT 12:00 AM EDT Kevin Hart has tied the knot! Hart, 37, married longtime girlfriend Eniko Parrish, 31, in a wedding in California, surrounded by friends and family. The couple got engaged almost two years ago, when Hart proposed to Parrish on her 30th birthday.

PEOPLE.com
07/18/2016
Which of Kendall Jenners' Siblings' Exes Gave Her a 'Bad Vibe'?

@MayaAnderman 07/18/2016 AT 06:15 PM EDT The Kardashians and Jenners famously always stick together ... but what about their siblings' romantic partners? Not so much. Kendall Jenner revealed on her website and app Monday that she hasn't always been 100 percent on board with some of the people her sisters and brothers have brought home to meet the family.

PEOPLE.com
07/18/2016
Former Bachelor Bob Guiney Spills All the Details on His Upcoming Wedding!

@MayaAnderman 07/18/2016 AT 03:55 PM EDT Another Bachelor is off the market (again)! Former leading man Bob Guiney, 45, who announced his engagement to fiancée Jessica Canyon back in October, gives PEOPLE Now the exclusive scoop on his upcoming wedding. "Third time's the charm!" the former contestant says.

PEOPLE.com
07/08/2016
How Did Bear Grylls Convince Nick Jonas to Go Shirtless in Freezing Water?

@MayaAnderman 07/08/2016 AT 03:45 PM EDT He may not be in "Chains," but some sturdy reinforcements can't hurt when Nick Jonas faces nature head-on in the new season of Running Wild with Bear Grylls . PEOPLE can exclusively reveal that Jonas, 23, will guest-star on the premiere this August when the star-studded outdoor adventure series returns with a spectacular, two-part season 3 opener.

PEOPLE.com
06/30/2016
Nuclear Sharks? Philippe Cousteau Discovers Sharks Off Islands Formerly Used for Nuclear Testing

06/30/2016 AT 05:45 PM EDT When Philippe Cousteau and his wife Ashlan Gorse set off to explore The Marshall Islands, they had no idea what they would find. An area once used for nuclear testing during the Cold War, Gorse tells PEOPLE: "We actually detonated over 60 nuclear bombs around these islands, and we completely destroyed the ecosystem, pretty much any living creature in the area."

PEOPLE.com
06/29/2016
Jennifer Garner Lends a Hand to Families Hit by Floods: 'My Heart is Breaking for Beautiful West...

Alexander Tamargo/WireImage @MayaAnderman 06/29/2016 AT 02:10 PM EDT Jennifer Garner is doing her part to help her home state of West Virginia heal after devastating floods. Garner, 44, has teamed up with the charitable organization Save the Children to help raise awareness about aiding families who have lost homes, vehicles, and other personal belongings in the floods that left 23 dead and destroyed hundreds of homes.

People
06/17/2016
Blake Lively Goes Swimming with Sharks

While we haven't seen much of Ryan Reynolds or daughter James on Blake Lively's Instagram, we have seen quite a lot of #SaveAShark love. In preparation for her upcoming film The Shallows, Lively has taken to Instagram to promote her new movie and the protection of sharks everywhere.

The Hollywood Reporter

The Hollywood Reporter
05/01/2016
Jennifer Aniston, Julia Roberts Highlight 'Mother's Day' Premiere

by Maya Anderman and Ashley Czarnota The cast of Garry Marshall's latest romantic comedy, Mother's Day - including Julia Roberts, Jennifer Aniston, Shay Mitchell, Jack Whitehall and Aasif Mandvi - graced the red carpet Wednesday evening at the TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood.

The Hollywood Reporter
03/29/2016
'The Boss' Premiere: Melissa McCarthy, Ben Falcone Call Film a Family Affair

Melissa McCarthy's new comedy The Boss premiered Monday night at the Regency Village Theater in Westwood. In addition to playing the main character, McCarthy also served as one of the film's executive producers alongside husband and director Ben Falcone - an experience she doesn't take for granted.

The Hollywood Reporter
05/06/2016
Discovered by Spielberg: A Lucky Encounter Launched 6 Stars

In the Golden Age of Hollywood the way to get discovered was to saddle up to the soda fountain at Schwab's Pharmacy on Sunset Boulevard. Sadly, Schwab's closed in 1983, so they modern-day equivalent might just be having the right kind of casual encounter with Steven Spielberg.

The Hollywood Reporter
05/10/2016
America Ferrera, Amy Brenneman Honored at Global Women's Rights Awards

by Maya Anderman The 11th annual Global Women's Rights Awards ceremony, presented by the Feminist Majority Foundation, took place Monday evening to honor The Leftovers star Amy Brenneman and Superstore actress America Ferrara for their involvement in women's rights activism. Both Ferrara and Brenneman opened the honoree speeches by saying, "This is what a feminist looks like."

The Hollywood Reporter
04/26/2016
Louis C.K.: 'Horace and Pete' Almost Starred Jack Nicholson

by Maya Anderman Louis C.K.'s promotional tour continued with a stop in Marc Maron's garage, where the two comics recorded the 700th edition of Maron's WTF podcast. In the 90-minute-plus interview, C.K. revealed both the run-up to and the details of the casting and creative process on his self-financed Horace and Pete web series.

The Hollywood Reporter
03/09/2016
Jeffrey Katzenberg, Mariah Carey Honor Brett Ratner at Silver Circle Gala

The Beverly Hilton was packed Monday evening with guests in attendance at the Venice Family Clinic Silver Circle Gala, where film director-producer Brett Ratner, known for his work on films like X-Men: The Last Stand and The Revenant, was honored with the clinic's Humanitarian Award.

The Daily Trojan

Daily Trojan
09/08/2015
Wandering with no endpoint: The best way to discover London | Daily Trojan

A few days ago in class, our professor asked us about our first impression or memory of London. Immediately, my mind jumped back to the summer of 2012, the last time I was in the UK. I was participating in a summer program at Oxford, and on a free day decided to take a bus ...

Daily Trojan
10/07/2015
When traveling, expect the unexpected | Daily Trojan

When you travel it's nearly impossible not to have a few occasional bumps along the road. You spend hours making concrete plans only to have them completely turned around, sometimes within minutes of leaving for your destination. I always find it a bit ironic that people put so much time and energy into planning their ...

Daily Trojan
08/24/2015
First impressions: Feeling like a freshman again | Daily Trojan

Studying abroad has been something I've eagerly awaited for an entire year now, and in the time leading up to it, I wanted to prepare as much as I could. In the end, no matter how many Lonely Planet books I read or Pinterest boards I perused, there was no way to quite fully grasp ...

Daily Trojan
01/28/2016
Late Night 'SC offers unique programming | Daily Trojan

USC is about to get an entirely new nighttime scene, and it's taking place right here on campus. The University's Campus Activities is in the process of developing Late Night 'SC, a new program that will provide undergraduate and graduate students with a wide variety of after hours activities to do on campus.

Daily Trojan
11/12/2015
Put down the iPhone, take a mental picture | Daily Trojan

Our generation has been taught to process the beautiful things we see in this world by taking photos. This isn't necessarily a negative attribute; it's just what we have come to know. I have been to a lot of unbelievable places in the past three months.

Daily Trojan
02/22/2016
Annenberg talks about diversity in film | Daily Trojan

Following the release of a comprehensive study on Hollywood's lack of diversity, the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism hosted a panel with some of the industry's key decision-makers Monday night for a discussion on how to increase representation of women and minority groups both on and behind the screen.

Daily Trojan
04/25/2016
Students create app to help people explore Europe | Daily Trojan

Sarah Weingust grew up in Berkeley and Boston, completed high school in Oregon and ended up at USC, while Meir Razzon grew up in Istanbul before moving to Los Angeles. Now these students are using their travel experiences to create an app that aids the world traveler in finding a secure location fast.

Daily Trojan
01/21/2016
New degree bridges communication, tech | Daily Trojan

A new partnership between the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism and the Viterbi School of Engineering aims to form an interdisciplinary program that will foster an environment for students to become successful as communication technology professionals. The collaboration consists of two elements, a new joint degree as well as innovation teams combining students from both schools.

Daily Trojan
12/01/2015
"Thanksgiving" in London | Daily Trojan

It's always weird spending a Thanksgiving away from home. The tradition of spending those few days with family while you stuff your face with turkey is a solidified routine for most Americans, so I really had no idea what to expect spending my first Thanksgiving in another country.

Daily Trojan
12/12/2015
It's beginning to look a lot like a London Christmas | Daily Trojan

Having lived in California my entire life, I feel like I've never had the full Christmas experience. There's something about waking up every Christmas morning to sunny 60-degree blue skies that kind of takes away from the "magic" of the holiday. Every year during the holidays my family and I watch Love Actually (arguably my ...

Daily Trojan
10/21/2015
Remembering that studying abroad is a privilege | Daily Trojan

Well we have officially reached the halfway mark of the semester. I can't say I'm surprised at all. As cheesy as it is, there's a reason the saying "time flies when you're having fun" exists. When people ask me how I've been enjoying my time here in London, I'll usually give them an answer along ...

Daily Trojan
09/22/2015
Traveling with Strangers | Daily Trojan

For students who decide to study abroad, part of the appeal of coming to a place like Europe is the opportunity to explore other countries during their free time. A quick train ride to Paris, a short flight to Rome- it all sounds lovely and luxurious.

Neon Tommy

Neontommy
Oscars 2015: Do The Oscars Still Matter?

The 87th Academy Awards ceremony took place Sunday night to honor the year's most accomplished and celebrated films. In this annual tradition, amidst all the commotion of extravagant dresses and humorous jabs at the entertainment industry, one must ask, do the Oscars still matter?

Neontommy
Grammys 2015: 11 OMG Moments

"Who is Beck?" seems to be the tweet of the night. The lesser-known artist beat out Queen B among other music A-Listers in one of the biggest awards of the Grammys. As Beck won "Album of the Year" Mr. West ran up to the Grammys stage and the world gasped as we thought Kayne was going to pull another Kayne.

Neontommy
Oscars 2015: Predicting 'Best Actress'

Though all the performances of the A-List stars were quite notable, there is one contender who has been the frontrunner of this category since awards season started and that is Julianne Moore. In the film "Still Alice," Moore portrays a woman diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimers disease.

Neontommy
Grammys 2015: Predicting 'Best R&B Performance'

When the name Beyoncé is spoken usually all things that follow seem irrelevant. Everyone knows that when it comes to R&B music, Queen B conquers all. That is not to say that the other nominees in 'Best R&B Performance' for this year's Grammys are not strong contenders, but we all know that the award will most likely go to Beyoncé and hubby Jay-Z for their iconic song "Drunk in Love."

KCRA 3 News

The Union Newspaper

The Union
Community comes together for fair week in Nevada County | TheUnion.com

The sweet smell of funnel cake, the squeals of children getting even closer to the sky on the Ferris wheel and the lovely symphonies of local musicians - yes, that's right: It's fair time. One of the most highly anticipated annual events since its inception in 1884, the Nevada County Fair returns this week to revisit some old classics and explore some new flavors.

The Union
Family center needs support of community | TheUnion.com

Rocío Ramirez knows how important the Booth Family Center has been to her family. A mother of three who is now 32 weeks pregnant, Ramirez says it boils down to a basic necessity of life. "Just having a place to live," Ramirez said, "that my kids have a place to live."

The Union
First day of school in western Nevada County for 2013 school year | TheUnion.com

Wednesday marked the first day of classes for multiple schools in the Nevada County area - Ridge Road was backed up with Nevada Union High School students at its usual rush hour, parents waited eagerly for their kids to rush out of class and tell them about their first day of school, and another year of educational instruction began.

The Union
How to get kids to sleep better | TheUnion.com

It's that time of year again. Students are picking up their text books, closing the locks on their lockers, and getting their last-minute supplies for going back to school. Among buying binders and book covers, kids are also getting ready for those early morning wake up calls.

The Union
Fundraiser for Nevada County burn victim | TheUnion.com

What: Travis Johnson BBQ fundraiser When: 6 p.m. Friday Where: Foothills Event Center, 400 Idaho-Maryland Road, Grass Valley Tickets: $20 adult, $6 child 10 and younger For info: Call 530-559-2007 or 530-575-7672 Related Media Tonight, friends and family of firefighter Travis Johnson, who sustained severe burns in an accident at home in April, will host a fundraiser dinner, raffle and auction in Grass Valley to help him with his medical expenses.

The Union
New playground planned for Grass Valley's Condon Park | TheUnion.com

The city of Grass Valley approved a motion at the Tuesday's council meeting regarding the building of new playground equipment at Condon Park. The project will involve the rehabilitation of the play equipment and the surrounding area of Condon Park, according to a staff report by Public Works Director and City Engineer Timothy Kiser.

The Union
Commentary: A farewell to Mr. Cartan | TheUnion.com

As the sun reflects on beautiful, blue Lake Tahoe, all I see is pure contentment - smiles, bathing suits, kites, soccer balls and about 70 seniors basking on the beach, enjoying their final days of glory. There is a reason we are all here, a common factor that has made this day and many others possible: Michael Cartan.

The Union
Viva La Milpa | TheUnion.com

Nevada County resident Chula Gemignani has always been a lover of organic, locally grown food. But that love turned into more of a career when she got involved with the Viva La Milpa project. Viva La Milpa is a traveling art and education exhibit that aims to raise consciousness around food sovereignty issues, coming to town - appropriately enough - on Independence Day.

The Union
Teaching through the arts | TheUnion.com

Approximately 2,500 students attend Nevada Union High School. It also embodies around 45 clubs, 22 sports and numerous other ways for kids to invest their time before or after school. A way to invest one's time at Nevada Union is through the renowned visual and performing arts departments.

The Union
4-H members say goodbye to their animals at fair auction | TheUnion.com

Raising an animal for auction is not an easy task, as 4-H members' lives revolve around their animals. Sixteen-year-old Nevada Union student Dustin Nettles said he typically wakes up at 6 a.m., bathes his pig and takes him back to his pen and feeds him, all before heading off to school.

The Union
Nevada County Christian Youth Organization travels to Peru for two weeks | TheUnion.com

Approximately 60 Nevada County members of Campus Life just returned from a two-week-long journey in Peru. The group spent most of its time working and ministering with an orphanage, as well as participating in a trek to Machu Picchu. While in Peru, many of the Campus Life kids taught English and did arts and crafts with the children from the orphanage.

The Union
Family rides in crash victim's honor | TheUnion.com

The family of a Grass Valley man who died as the result of a motorcycle crash last month completed a fateful ride in his honor Sunday. Tim West died July 23 after complications from a motorcycle accident 17 days earlier.

The Union
NASA official, former head of SETI dies in Grass Valley | TheUnion.com

Dr. John Billingham, a NASA official and head of the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence Institute, died Aug. 4 in Grass Valley at the age of 83 (see his obituary, A5). Billingham was born in Worcester, England, in 1930. He studied at Oxford University, where he received a degree in physiology and graduated with honors.

The Union
Sierra Streams Institute to study impacts of mining metals on Nevada County residents | TheUnion.com

Nevada City-based nonprofit Sierra Streams Institute has partnered with the Cancer Prevention Institute of California to launch a new study regarding health risks of living in a mining-impacted community. After being approached by community members in 2011 to host a conference regarding concerns surrounding breast cancer, Sierra Streams Institute decided to look further into the issue.

The Union
Rotary Destruction Derby returns | TheUnion.com

It's back! The infamous Destruction Derby has returned to the 2014 Nevada County Fair, with a new set of leaders. The derby this Sunday is being locally produced by five of Nevada County's Rotary Clubs - the Rotary Club of Nevada City, Rotary Club of Nevada County South, 49er Breakfast Rotary of Nevada City, Penn Valley Rotary and Rotary Club of Grass Valley.

The Union
No injuries in Hwy 49 bridge wreck | TheUnion.com

No injuries were reported Friday afternoon in a single-vehicle accident in which a driver collided with the Highway 49 railing at the Yuba River bridge crossing, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The Union
Nevada County's SunSmile Farms settles lawsuit against NID | TheUnion.com

The Nevada Irrigation District and George Loftus, owner of SunSmile Farms, have resolved their dispute regarding a water service pipeline on the SunSmile Farms property, according to a news release. "The parties worked cooperatively to come to a mutually agreeable solution and avoid litigation," the release from NID states.

The Union
Friends and family mourn fallen solider | TheUnion.com

There were tears and memories shared by many during a memorial service held Tuesday for Army Spc. Nicholas B. Burley, 22, who died July 30 while serving in Afghanistan. The service was held at Hooper & Weaver Mortuary. Following a procession, there was a public celebration at American Legion Post 587 in Foresthill.

The Union
Jewish congregation welcomes new Grass Valley Rabbi | TheUnion.com

Rabbi Alan Greenbaum has always loved serving the Jewish community of Grass Valley. After serving the local congregation for the past six years, Rabbi Greenbaum has decided to step down from his position. Greenbaum and his wife, Meredith, moved to the community back in 2005, prior to that he had served congregation in Southern California for 21 years.

University of Southern California

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