Monica Alba

Monica Alba

Junior Fellow

Monica Alba is an award-winning, honors graduate of the USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism (Class of 2009). She earned her degree in broadcast journalism with minors in international relations and cinematic arts. She is the co-founder of the highly successful Social Issues Film Festival (SI DocFest), a high school film festival that requires students to produce short documentaries on social issues in the San Francisco Bay Area and awards $30,000 to students, schools and nonprofits annually.

She has been a production coordinator for Chain Camera Pictures, working with director Kirby Dick (This Film is Not Yet Rated) on the political documentary Outrage, which premiered at the TriBeCa Film Festival in 2009, and with City Projects, working with documentary producer Philip Rodriguez on Brown is the New Green: George Lopez and the American Dream, which aired on PBS in 2007. She speaks Spanish and French and has traveled widely.

Alba served as Junior Fellow at CCLP from 2009 to 2010. The following year, she served as a research associate to the Annenberg Family Chair in Communication Leadership.

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