Fernando Cienfuegos, is an unapologetic nerd who has a fascination for well-constructed stories and the art of communicating with others. A Southern California native, and first-generation Latino, whose passion for telling stories and connecting with others has inspired him to pursue a career that is directly tied to his desire in sharing the beauty and individuality of any and every story.


He is a second year public relations and advertising graduate student at the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. Most of his experience was spent working within a bustling newsroom at Annenberg Media as a radio producer and technical board operator, along with being a student intern at the USC Annenberg Office of Admissions. He has since transitioned into strategic communications and has been interning at JSA+Partners, as well as developing his post-production skills with the Digital Team at FOX Sports. He has a strong desire to tell stories that focus on building community for brands, and learning what it is like to influence the future of a growing industry within the gaming, tech and entertainment sectors.