Still a Top Rebounder

Posted by on Mar 29, 2018 in Uncategorized | No Comments

PHILADELPHIA — In 2008, medical issues prompted Kira Karlstrom ’07 to hang up her high tops and walk away from professional basketball, but she has bounced back in her new career as an award-winning marketing executive. Although she’s now firmly entrenched in the corporate world, Kira Karlstrom, 33, still often employs the language of sport. […]

Assisting Post Production Still a Way of Life for Former Drexel Star Guard

Posted by on Jul 31, 2014 in Blog | No Comments

PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia collegiate scene in women’s basketball has sent forward players who became stars in the WNBA or overseas or both. Then there are those who have also become successful coaches in their own right. Some have gone on to athletic administration. But there have been achievements in non-sports fields as well as […]

ArsenalFX Names Kira Karlstrom Business Development Executive

Posted by on Jul 31, 2014 in Blog | No Comments

Arsenal FX, a leading visual effects post-production studio specializing in high-end commercial finishing, has appointed Kira Karlstrom as business development executive. Previously, she was a manager in the Live Events Division at Marvel Entertainment. Read the full story  

Grad Kira Karlstrom: Global Manager of Live Events at Marvel

Posted by on Mar 15, 2013 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Next time you see Iron Man on a lunch box or Thor on a t-shirt, you should think of Kira Karlstrom; as Global Manager of Live Events at Marvel Entertainment, the Full Sail Entertainment Business Master’s grad probably had something to do with it. Read the full story

ESPN teamwork: On short notice, Karlstrom goes the extra 13.1 miles

Posted by on Feb 26, 2012 in Blog | No Comments

SportsCenter anchor Sage Steele‘s conquest of the runDisney Princess Half Marathon on Feb. 26 has been well documented. Congratulations again to Sage for a job well run, er, done. One behind-the-scenes story emerged from Steele’s saga, however. Kira Karlstrom, an ESPN associate producer, Creative Services, also participated in the event. Read the full story

Karlstrom to Play Professionally in Romania

Posted by on Aug 28, 2007 in Blog | No Comments

Philadelphia, Pa. – After impressing Drexel fans with her hustle and gritty play for four seasons, Kira Karlstrom, the NCAA’s top sub 5-foot-4 rebounder last season, is taking her game to Romania. Karlstrom signed a two-year contract to play for the Cluj-Napoca franchise in the country’s top league. Read the full story

Clarkston standout Karlstrom to play in Romania

Posted by on Jul 18, 2007 in Blog | No Comments

After making an impact in Clarkston, Kira Karlstrom headed for Philadelphia to play college basketball for Drexel. Her next voyage will take a bit longer. Karlstrom inked a deal to play for the Romanian national team, Cluj Napoca, in June. Read the full story