Brianna L. Derrick is currently a student at Illinois Media School- Chicago campus- studying radio and television production, and also web design. She started February 20th, 2017 with an expected graduation date of October 2017. Brianna has accumulated many skills so far such as: radio production using Adobe Audition 3.0, video editing with Final Cut 10, Adobe Photoshop. She now resides in Calumet City, Illinois and works as a sales associate at DSW (Designer Shoe Warehouse).

Brianna was born and raised in the city of Chicago. Her family left the south side of the city to move to Hammond, Indiana. There, she completed middle school and high school. After getting her high school diploma Brianna spent one year soul searching to find her placing in the adult world. Attending Phoenix University for associates in Psychology for one year she came to realize that was not her calling. It wasn’t until she heard of Illinois Media School, Brianna found the right future career path.

Once the day comes for graduation at Illinois Media School Brianna has plans to zero in her interests with writing to become a broadcast journalist, creating articles and news stories for magazines and television. Also possibly do work such as social media marketing. The dream goal is to perhaps one day become an anchor for a music based talk show. The possibilities are endless for Brianna and she is well aware of her skill set and has high expectations of herself to become successful in the broadcasting media industry.