Dive into 12 essential questions with our newest intern, Emily Stembridge. A Birmingham native and Belmont Student graduating in November, she’s a big movie fan and avid traveler. Here are her answers:
What are you studying in school?
I’m working toward a degree in public relations and a minor in corporate communications.
What do you like most about Nashville?
The number of things there are to do. I’ve been living here for 3 years, and I still have things on my list I have yet to get around to!
What do you like most about public relations?
I really enjoy writing. My major and internship experiences have allowed me to practice writing and channel it into something useful, which is extremely fulfilling. I also like how behind the scenes it is – I am definitely more of a backstage kind of person.
Do you have any unique hobbies?
I would consider myself an amateur embroiderer. I actually recently opened an Etsy shop! I’m also a big movie buff. I’ve been working off IMDB’s top-rated movies list lately.
What do you hope to get out of your internship at the Bradford Group?
Experience with clients that have an impact on the Nashville community. The news our clients make across the country has been really cool to see so far. I’m also looking forward to improving my writing and social media skills.
What three words best describe your personality?
Intentional, loyal and reserved.
If you could time travel to the past or future, where would you go and why?
Having watched Downton Abbey twice, I would definitely say England in the 1920s. I’ve always been intrigued by the fashion and general changing social landscape of that time, and the show has definitely influenced that decision.
What’s your favorite piece of literature and why?
The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt. She’s such a phenomenal writer that you don’t even realize the book is nearly 800 pages long. The whole thing flies by.
What is the most interesting place you’ve ever been?
Probably Dublin, Ireland. It’s the smallest big town I’ve ever visited. One second you’re in a huge capital city, and the next you’re at an off-the-beaten-path pub making friends with the locals.
Where’s your favorite place to eat in Nashville?
Taqueria del Sol. Their fried chicken tacos are incredible, and they have the best queso in all of Nashville. But a close second is Burger Up, solely for their truffle fries.
When you were little, what did you want to be when you grew up?
Princess Diana. I have the dress-up pictures to prove it!
What’s one thing on your bucket list?
I really want to travel to all 50 states. I’ve been to 17 so far.