Natalie DeFord ‘16

General Manager


Natalie is a double major in German and Communication with an emphasis in Journalism. She is also minoring in Holocaust and Genocide studies and spent January 2015 studying abroad in Berlin. After joining MediaLab in Spring 2014, Natalie worked for several clients, including Tacoma's ARK Institute of Learning. Natalie has also had articles and photographs published in Tacoma Weekly, Gig Harbor Weekly, the website of the Kitsap Sun, and on the PLU website. Natalie is interested in all aspects of communication and plans to pursue a career in journalism.

Grace Takehara ‘16

Assistant General Manager and Visual Team Leader


Grace joined MediaLab in Fall 2014, and has been a guiding force in all of MediaLab's design work, both internally and externally. Grace has worked with clients such as the Community Partnership Office of Tacoma Public Schools and Korean Woman's Association, creating visually appealing and informative promotional materials. Grace is also Digital Media Director of Pacific Lutheran University's student-run ad and design agency, Impact.