Becky Mezzanotte-Blizard (or Becky Mezz as she is commonly called) is a content and marketing specialist. She is a beauty pageant contestant turned ballerina turned musician turned actor turned filmmaker/photographer turned graduate of the International Media program at American University. A Baltimore native, Becky spent six years working for Leftfield Media as the Marketing Manager for the Anime Portfolio and the Programming Manager for the Comic Portfolio.
Much of her free time is spent at the ice rink practicing jumps and spins. Sometimes you can catch her in hockey skates with a hockey stick. She also spends time shooting photographs, reading books, obsessing over British and Korean TV shows, and traveling wherever her feet may take her. She has lived in Prague and Cairo and traveled to London, Edinburgh, Alexandria, Siwa, Luxor, Aswan, Vienna, Berlin, Tokyo, Kyoto, Toronto, Cozumel, Playa del Carmen, and a number of places in the United States. She likes to travel with her skates. Her craziest adventure involved driving to Toronto with her best friend to see her favorite K-Pop band, SHINee.
She is the director and producer of several short films, many of which were submissions for the Baltimore 48 Hour Film Project. She is also a former props designer and the former production manager for Nu Sass Productions.
Her opinions can be found as a contributing writer to Sutradhar’s Market and her photography can be seen featured for History Matters/ Back to the Future for their event “Scenes from Historic Women Playwrights: Read by Luminaries of the Stage” event in 2012. She is also a contributing writer to Adults Skate Too, a figure skating blog dedicated to adult skaters.
Master of Arts, International Media – American University School of Communication
Bachelor of Arts, International Studies – American University School of International Service
Bachelor of Arts, Film and Media Studies – American University School of Communication
Loves thrill rides and adventures, Loves Halloween, Adult figure skater & hockey player
Current Research Subject :
NHL Hockey (Washington Capitals) & Sports Fan Culture
Words to Live By:
“What stops you here, stops your entire life.” -Chuck Palahniuk, Haunted
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