Getting2KnowU: Vanessa Ramales Shares Her Favorite Thing About Advertising


The people who power Viacom Ad Solutions are content entrepreneurs driven by bravery, empathy, honesty, and committed to positive change through creativity and innovation. 

Today, you’ll get to meet another one of our outstanding team members:


Name: Vanessa Ramales

Hometown: Bronx, NY 

School: University of Hartford

Role at Viacom Ad Solutions: Media Planner

Prior Role: Sales Coordinator at Univision

Dream creator(s) to work with: Desi Perkins 

Favorite thing about advertising: The creativity that goes into creating the commercials and content.

Most challenging aspect of the industry: I think the most challenging part of the industry is getting your foot into the door you want. I do think that certain experience is crucial in some areas, but for the most part there is always a learning curve that comes with a new position and if you have the experience in the industry and are passionate about it, I think you should be given the chance.   

Secret life hack: You can use make-up loose setting powder as dry shampoo.

Interesting fact about yourself: I love to crochet and do word searches.

Best advice you’ve ever received: Everything happens when it needs to happen and it happens for a reason.

If you woke up tomorrow as an animal, what animal would you choose to be and why? I would want to be an elephant. They seem very serene and like they are always at peace.

If you had your own late night talk show, who would you invite as your first guest? Jorge Ramos

If you had to delete all but 3 apps from your smartphone, which ones would you keep? Music, Instagram and a game

What are the last three emoji you used on your phone? 🙃😂👀

Go-to karaoke song: Any Jonas Brothers song

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