Trisha is a Tech Cocktail intern with a passion for writing and design. She is a rising third year at the University of Virginia majoring in Media Studies and minoring in Studio Art.

Trisha has worked at Time Warner Cable, assisting RR.com with leveraging Web 2.0 and social media in its future enhancements and spearheading the development of house ads for the site. She currently works with the UVa Football Recruitment Office, assisting with everything from the production of marketing collateral to game day operations. Trisha hopes to one day get into digital and/or entertainment marketing.

Outside the interweb, Trisha enjoys going to concerts, kickboxing, impromptu road trips, event planning and any movie with Harrison Ford.

You can contact Trisha at trisha[at] techcocktail [dot] com.

 

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BodyShopBids

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ParkingInMotion

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Saylo

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Samosapedia: The Definitive Guide to South Asian Lingo on the Web

Samosapedia

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Nikon Mirrorless Cameras

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Steve Jobs Tribute

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ByME

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Keek: The Video-Based Social Networking Site

Keek

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Bulletproof Skin

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Onesheet: The Simplest Online Presence for Your Band

OneSheet

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Airbus Predicts Transparent Planes in 2050

Airbus

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