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Kid Tested: Dr. Alison Bryant

Kids’ tastes change radically in the blink of an eye, which is what keeps Dr. Alison Bryant coming to work everyday. Bryant is the founder and president of PlayCollective, a strategy, research, and design firm that helps organizations understand how to engage their target audience with entertainment and education products. While adults can simply be asked about their feelings on a specific product, discerning whether children will connect is a tougher challenge.

Atlantic Connection Sets the Record Straight on Making Beats

Credit: Gil KonspiracyCredit: Gil KonspiracyDJ, producer, and musician Atlantic Connection grew up hearing theory, scales, and chords. Born Nathan Hayes, his mother was a professor of music and piano teacher. He started making music at age 16. Since then, Atlantic Connection has released numerous singles, EPs, albums, and toured.

Kelsey Porter: Casting Reality TV

NBC's Hollywood Game NightNBC’s Hollywood Game NightKelsey Porter has a degree in government from the University of Texas, Austin, but it was her college connections, not her credentials, that helped her break into casting. A former UT cheerleader, Porter spotted a Craigslist ad from MTV looking for people who had some serious Austin social connections.

Catch Me If You Can: David Freid

Last year, millions of viewers switched their televisions to MTV to tune into the weekly docudrama Catfish. The show, which is currently in its second season, follows the online relationships of an unsuspecting victim who has fallen in love with a “catfish,” a person who creates a false identity online and pretends to be someone they are not.

MTV

On August 1, 1981, television launched the music video star. Rather than being the death of radio, MTV defined a pop culture generation and has continued to be a trend leader for three decades. The television enterprise invented the VJ, premiered arguably the first reality TV show, and challenged young people to become more politically active through the Rock the Vote campaign.