Alex Restrepo

Alex Restrepo

Ask Alex Restrepo, Member Engagement Coordinator at 2112 anything you are wondering/about anything you need help with! She will be seated in the dining area every Friday 1-3 to answer your questions.

Alex Restrepo is a music industry and media professional, whose experience spans over the last 5.5 years.

While pursuing her B.A. in Journalism & Mass Communication and a Certificate in Writing from the University of Iowa, she spent her free time immersing herself in the world of music and media.

She hosted two weekly music and entertainment radio shows at the UI’s college radio station KRUI 89.7 fm, as well as conducted interviews with entertainers as an arts & culture journalist for KRUI.FM. The position lead to her being hired on at the end of her freshman year, as the youngest Director on the Board of Directors at the station, as Editor in Chief of KRUI.FM. There she hired, trained, and lead a staff of writers for the next 3 years. In her college years, Alex has also interned for the Government Access TV Channel City Channel 4, as a writer, producer, and host.

Following graduation in 2016, Alex was the marketing intern for Chicago-based music licensing company Music Dealers. Following her internship she began freelance writing for 93.1 FM - WXRT/CBS Radio, as well as a full-time team member of Chicago’s only incubator for the entertainment industry, 2112 Chicago. As the Member Engagement Coordinator there, Alex works with over 100 entrepreneurs and startup companies in the creative sector.

In her free time, you can find Alex at various venues in Chicago catching live music, as well as interviewing and photographing artists.

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