Coordinator, Creative & Content Production

Born in Kokomo, Ind. and raised in both Shelby Township, Mich. and Allentown, Pa., Gardner attended Syracuse University where she received a bachelor's degree in Television, Radio, and Film. During her time at Syracuse, Gardner interned at the Academy in the creative department and following her graduation in 2018, continued working for the Academy as a freelance field producer. Gardner has also worked as a production assistant on numerous television shows ranging from an Investigation Discovery true crime series to the talk show, The Doctors.

In her role as Coordinator, Gardner oversees the day-to-day management of the Academy's website properties, photo archives, A-List eblasts and ACM Tempo magazine. She also acts as a field producer for the Academy's in-house video content and helps oversee both the digital and print creative content distributed by the Academy, among other duties. Gardner reports to Lisa Lee, SVP, Creative & Content.