Christina Campodonico is a Los Angeles based arts & multimedia journalist with a specialty in dance writing. Her writings have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, @ This Stage, The Daily Princetonian and The Argonaut, where she is currently a staff writer. Her writing mentors have included Pulitzer Prize-winning music critic Tim Page, New York Times dance writer Claudia La Rocco, L.A. Times film critic Kenneth Turan, veteran entertainment reporter Mary Murphy and L.A. dance critic Sasha Anawalt. She graduated summa cum laude from Princeton University, where she studied English and Dance, and attended USC's Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism on a full Annenberg Fellowship. At USC she co-founded the Media Center's only dedicated arts & culture online newsmagazine and podcast Ampersand, whose season finale won Best College Radio Broadcast at the 2016 Broadcast Education Association Awards. Upon graduation, Christina received the Outstanding Journalism Student in the Arts award and jumped straight into arts reporting and criticism in her native SoCal. Christina enjoys reading, writing and watching other people perform.
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