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Diversity + Media Career Summit

Center for Communication

Friday, November 22, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (EST)

Diversity + Media Career Summit

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Students Only
This ticket is for current college students. A school issued ID and government issued ID will be required for admission. Please enter your name as it appears on your government issued ID.
Nov 22, 2019 $20.00 $0.00
Recent Grads
This summit is most relevant to those who have graduated in the past 3 years.
Nov 22, 2019 $50.00 $0.00

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Diversity + Media Career Summit

Friday, November 22, 2019

8:00am-4:30pm

Ford Foundation Center for Social Justice
320 East 43rd Street

*Student ID is required for current students.
Dress code: Business Attire. No sneakers. No jeans.



The summit is a full day of panels, keynotes, and networking sessions for students and young professionals looking to break into the business. Featuring wisdom and guidance from trailblazers across the industry—including journalist Soledad O’Brien and Discovery’s Howard Lee—the summit will inspire students and help to prepare them as they embark on their media careers.

Leadership sponsors: Discovery, Hearst, McKinsey & Company, Nielsen, and the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment.
Networking sponsors: CBS and HBO.



 

THE AGENDA

8:00 AM REGISTRATION AND CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

8:45 AM WELCOME REMARKS

9:00 AM OPENING KEYNOTE

  • Soledad O'Brien, Journalist, Starfish Media Group

10:00 AM BREAK

10:15 AM PANEL DISCUSSION — The Big Picture: How To Put Your Career in Motion

  • A candid conversation with leaders from all corners of the media space will share their unique journey starting in entry-level positions all the way to the top.

11:30 AM BREAK AND NETWORKING SESSION

12:00 PM BREAKOUT SESSION I — choose one out of three options:

  • Media Training: How To Present in Front of a Camera
    Lead by Mary Noonan, Talent Strategy and Development, ABC News

  • Time Management: How To Thrive in Work and in Life
    Lead by Alex Katen-Narvell, Engagement Manager, McKinsey & Company

  • Strategies for Success: How To Chart Your Career Path
    Lead by Sheereen Miller-Russell, Vice President, Advertising Sales, Partner Solutions for Inclusion Audiences, OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network

1:00 PM NETWORKING LUNCH

2:00 PM BREAKOUT SESSION II — choose one out of three options

  • Media Training: How To Present in Front of a Camera
  • Time Management: How To Thrive in Work and in Life
  • Strategies for Success: How To Chart Your Career Path

3:00 PM AFTERNOON KEYNOTE

  • Howard Lee, President & General Manager, TLC / Discovery Life

3:45 PM CLOSING RECEPTION

Sponsored by Discovery, Hearst, McKinsey, the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, and Nielsen.


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Ford Foundation Center for Social Justice
320 East 43rd Street
New York, NY 10012

Friday, November 22, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (EST)


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Center for Communication

Center for Communication is an independent nonprofit founded in 1980 by the late Dr. Frank Stanton, president of CBS Corp. The Center’s extensive program of seminars and workshops picks up where the academic world leaves off, offering students the opportunity to experience firsthand the inner-workings of the media industry, and learn from leading professionals in all fields of media and communications.The mission is to bridge the gap between the media and entertainment industry and the colleges and universities. Our seminars also give students a unique opportunity to connect with leading professionals and key decision-makers, who donate their time and expertise to better inform students on all aspects of our multi-faceted industry.

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