We’re giving you the inside scoop on the entire WOC team with our “Meet the Team” series. This month, the spotlight is on our new Communications Coordinator, Natalie Meza.
Natalie has a unique perspective and passion for media. As Communications Coordinator, she supports (W)right On’s land development, energy, utility, technology, B-to-B, professional services, hospitality and non-profit clients. Natalie joined (W)right On from CW6 San Diego and worked in television production before that. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from UCLA and loves the outdoors, nutrition, crafting, and living the San Diego lifestyle.
What would you be doing if you weren’t at your current job?
Traveling the world. I’ve always wanted to go to Spain, Greece, Italy, Germany, and really all of Europe. Learning about other cultures and ways of life is incredibly interesting, and I feel like we can learn so much from getting outside our own bubble.
What’s one word you would use to describe yourself?
Fill in the blank. “If you really knew me, you’d know ____.”
That glitter is my favorite color.
What super power would you like to have?
Definitely flight. Since I was really young, I always dreamed of being able to fly.
What would a “perfect” day look like to you?
It would start with an easy hike somewhere in East County to watch the sunrise over San Diego. After that, brunching by the beach with friends, paddle boarding through the Oceanside Harbor, playing with puppies, something really tasty for dinner, then watching the sunset on the beach.
What’s the most important lesson you’ve learned in the past year?
To trust my instincts and believe in myself.
Best vacation you’ve had?
Cayman Islands last year. It was sunny, hot, and absolutely beautiful! Being on the beach all day is the perfect kind of vacation to me.
What’s your most embarrassing moment at work?
I honestly don’t know. I don’t get embarrassed very easily.
“Good things come to those who work their asses off and never give up.” – I have no idea who said that, but it’s something that really stuck with me the past two years.
If Hollywood made a movie about your life, who would be cast as you?
Amy Schumer. Hands down. Awkward, confident, hilarious, and an all-around fun person.
What’s your drink of choice?
Lemon Drop Martini
If you were stuck on an island and could only choose 5 CDs, what would they be?
- All of the Kesha albums, on one CD
- Jason Mraz Live from the Avocado Ranch
- One Republic Native
- Beyonce (self titled)
- A CD with all the John Williams soundtracks on it
Fill in the blank. “People would be surprised if they knew___.”
I’m obsessed with dogs, but I’m actually allergic to them.
What’s your biggest pet peeve?
Looking at your phone during a conversation.
What tv show/movie is your guilty pleasure?
I have too many to count
What’s one thing you can’t live without?
Favorite line from a movie?
“Kevin’s a girl?” – Russel, from Up
And literally every other quote from Up
Do you have an office nickname? What is it?
No, just Natalie
What’s the best/worst gift you have ever received?
That’s hard to say. I like giving gifts more than receiving them, truthfully. I love giving people things that they didn’t even know they wanted, and they open it and are so surprised and happy. The only gifts I don’t really like are gift cards, because they don’t have a lot of heart behind them. I love anything that feels like someone put some thought into it.
What do you like to do in your free time?
I love going to the beach, spending time with my family, being outdoors, watching Netflix, reading, relaxing, being active.