University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: Media and Cinema Studies, B.S.


Matt Leigh currently serves as the Marketing Videographer for Proxima Clinical Research, Inc. Proxima is a contract research organization focused on assisting emerging pharmaceutical and medical device companies in clinical product development. He works with the marketing team and leadership to produce creative video content for Proxima’s website and social media platforms. Matt helps relay Proxima's messaging to prospective clients, all while keeping a fun & upbeat brand.

Prior to joining Proxima, Matt worked in the TV and Film entertainment industry as part of a freelance film crew, ranging from products for BET, the Rolling Stones, and Sony. He was an Assistant Videographer for his university’s housing marketing branch. After the Covid-19 pandemic, Matt decided to pivot and go for a more traditional marketing education and joined Ampersand Professionals internship program, where he learned the value of digital marketing and social media.

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Proxima Clinical Research, Inc., Houston, Texas 

Ampersand Professionals Remote 
Digital Marketing Intern

Chicago Film Industry Chicago, Illinois 
Freelance Film Crew

UIUC Housing Marketing Champaign, Illinois 
Assistant Marketing Videographer

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Minor in Political Science and Theatre

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