Alixandria Ogawa graduated from California State University, Long Beach with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication with an emphasis in public relations and a minor in marketing. She has held multiple internships in different public relations settings including nonprofit, agency and corporate business at companies such as Vans, Luxury Brand Group and Baby2Baby. She was involved in strategic planning, creating press materials and social media content and marketing communication. She has gained experience in working in large teams, researching and communicating. Alixandria has worked in action sport and fashion public relations and brings experience in handling media samples and working with the team to select products for coverage and promoting key collections. She also has interned at Audrey Magazine as an editorial assistant. She was involved in interviewing, pitching stories and ideas and writing blog posts. Her experience at Vans in addition to her work at the firm and her Public Relations major have further developed her interest in pursuing a career in the action sports industry upon graduation.