Our Fellows

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Alex Vassiliadis is a Chicago native who works on digital campaigns at Civic Advisors. Alex graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign with a Bachelors of Science in Media and Cinema Studies. He spent a great deal of time during college producing content and organizing for awareness around mental health reflecting his long-time passion for non-profit work. Alex is a rising social media specialist with key expertise in content creation, copy editing, and video/photo production. He likes to spend his free time finding the best street food, listening to his favorite podcast, and tracking news on Twitter for hours.

Halley Rogers is currently pursuing her Masters in Media and Strategic Communication at The George Washington University. Halley specializes in social media, video production, copy writing and content strategy. She graduated from GW with a Bachelors in Political Communication and spent four years working for her campus newspaper, The GW Hatchet. Before joining Civic Advisors, Halley interned for the European Union, a U.S. Senator, an advertising agency and Special Olympics. Originally from New Hampshire, she enjoys hiking, skiing, traveling and cooking. 

Kirstyn A. Flood is a senior at the University of Maryland, College Park, where she majors in Multiplatform Journalism and Government & Politics. Her primary interests are in media, education and social policy. Before joining Civic Advisors, she interned in a congressman's office and a committee on Capitol Hill as well as reported for magazines and newspapers throughout Maryland. Kirstyn was a member of the 2015-2016 cohort of Rawlings Undergraduate Leadership Fellows at UMD, which sparked her interest in policy and advocacy. A Baltimore County native, she enjoys watching documentaries, shopping and writing.