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Kelsey McConnell

Dipping a toe into all forms of media, Kelsey McConnell received her bachelor’s degree in Film and Television Production from San Diego State University, as well as an MFA in Musical Theatre Writing from NYU. She got her start in the online editorial world by reviewing and analyzing the social impact of comic books. While an avid reader and writer in her downtime, she’s also a big movie buff and proud dog mom.

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