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Annette Kirchner

Annette Kirchner Executive Producer 20 years project management experience Annette has 20 years of experience managing programs, projects and people. As an Executive Producer/Studio Lead for Studio Pyxis, Annette leads and manages the overall strategy, financials, and day-to-day operations for a team of 8-10 highly creative, collaborative, designers and developers to support multiple client relationships. Before joining the Allen Interactions team, Annette served as the Associate Director of Communications for the Concordia Language Villages. Responsible for the creation and advancement of the annual strategic plan for communications, Annette led the communications and marketing team to produce print and electronic publications and directed the launch of a new public relations website. Other positions include Deputy Country Representative for The Asia Foundation in Cambodia in which Annette managed the Foundation’s $2.9 million counter-trafficking in persons program. As a staff member in the United States Senate, Annette researched and developed legislation and policy recommendations for Senator Durbin’s work on Global HIV/AIDS. Annette holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Yale University. She earned her master’s degree at Columbia University’s School for International and Public Affairs. In addition, Annette completed a certificate in interactive media design.
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Tips to Tame Troublemaker Schedules

I am one of those people who packs for a trip the night before. And, while I may look to see what’s on offer at my destination, I don’t spend too much time planning things out.

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Take the Scare Out of Scope

Annette Kirchner, Senior Producer, Studio M

As an Allen Interactions Producer (Allen’s title for Project Manager), I manage projects and maintain the overall project vision. My daily efforts keep the project moving ahead. I engage team members when it’s their time to shine or when we need their input to solve problems. I remind both our internal team and the client of our limitations, be they schedule, scope, or other client-determined boundaries.

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