Victoria Barela

Victoria Barela

Victoria Barela is a recent graduate of Columbia College Chicago with a degree in Live and Installed Sound. Her interests consist of just about anything audio and coding. After enrolling in an audiovisual course taught by Jeremy Caldera and experiencing InfoComm 2015 at Orlando, her love for audio and coding merged. Even though she is new to the AV industry, this does not stop Victoria from being a CTS holder and being recognized as one of SCN's 2015 Class of the Nine. Ambitious and ready to represent the new generation coming into the industry, Victoria is ready to share her AV experiences and findings as a new Crew member of the AV Power Up! rAVe radio podcast. Tune in and reach her at victoria.barela3@gmail.com or on Twitter @barelAVictoria_.

Coffee with Millenial-Z — Episode 4: Stressing about Stress

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In this week’s episode of Coffee with Millennial-Z, catch Christa Bender with Pivot Communications and Khalil Pillai with Shac, Student Housing and Collective, as they talk about how polo, sticky notes, and a good personal reality check relieve their work stresses.  With our Pro, Christa Bender, juggling her 9-5, being on countless AV committees, and […]

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Coffee with Millenial-Z — Episode 3: Choose Passion as your Career

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In this week’s episode of Coffee with Millennial-Z, catch Gary Kayye, founder of rAVe Publications, and Steven Rodriguez with a Fortune 500 tech company as they talk about the drastic generational changes in career value. Millennials thrive for the experience, not the money. The Pro, Gary Kayye, gives details about his experience with Millennials, and […]

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Coffee With Millennial-Z — Episode 2: Spreading the Word

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In this week’s episode of Coffee with Millennial-Z, catch Mike Shinn with NSCA’s Ignite program and Cristina Zalucky with a Fortune 500 tech company talk about best ways of spreading the word about an industry that cannot market itself. Mike Shinn also gives details about the Ignite program’s successful launch: from students’ feedback and involvement […]

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Coffee With Millennial-Z — Episode 1: Mentorship In the AV Industry

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Victoria Barela, 23 and Jeremy Jones, 26 both young entrepreneurs in the AV industry plan to educate their peers within this rapid expanding field and those who are eager to learn about this growing industry.  Throughout this podcast both individuals plan to combine like minds of newcomers and professionals within the AV world to help […]

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InfoComm 2016 — Life from the Podcast Desk

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The world from the podcast station in Vegas from June 8th through the 10th was filled with #AVselfies, magical Tascam gear, and interviews galore. My partner in crime, Johnny Mota, and I set up rAVe Pubs RADIO desk successfully in the Kramer booth with the help from our friends Eric Larsen of Tascam and our rAVe […]

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Shake Hands and Share Resources

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WARNING: Side effects of a Millennial’s post graduate life include finishing a dead end internship, word vomiting career goals, moving back with parents, anxiety, dealing with an excessive amount of loans. What do all of these things have in common? College graduates are still left puzzled, seeking the answer how to break into the industry. […]

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