World Refugee Day: A Night of Music and Storytelling

Green Space is extending an offer to CFC students for this Thursday's World Refugee Day performance and conversation. It promises to be an exciting opportunity for students looking at ways to combine performance and journalism. Use code CFC to get up to 2 free tickets per order. Buy Tickets here.

what is center for communication

The Center for Communication is a community of the next generation of media professionals. We connect university students with leading media professionals to learn about the latest in the ever-evolving media industry.

Applications Are Now Open For Spotify’s Program For Women Of Color Podcasters

Applications for Spotify’s Sound Up Podcast Program are now open. The program is set to help ten aspiring women podcasters of color get access to resources and training.“You don’t need any experience; all you need is an idea,” the company said in a post. The week-long program offers a deep dive into podcasting techniques, storytelling strategies, equipment training, and panel discussions in New York City. At the end of the week, each of the ten participants will compete for a chance to win $10,000 for their podcast idea. Applicants must be at least 18-years-old, U.S. residents, and identify as a woman of color. Apply now

 

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deadline extended for cooper leibner fellowship

The Fellow, a New York area female college junior, senior, or graduate student, will receive a generous stipend up to $5000 while interning at the Center for Communication during the course of the school year. Learn more

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highlights: women + media career summit

Our 3rd Annual Women + Media Career Summit was empowering, motivating, and inspiring for all who attended. This year's theme was, Take Charge of Your Future, and it was evident throughout the day. See more highlights

A targeted approach

Matthew Duckor, Executive Producer, Condé Nast Entertainment, says not to spring your résumé on everyone in your field of interest, but to really target your specific passion and where your interests lie so that you have an actual opinion.

transferable skills

Susanna Pollack, President, Games for Change, says that it’s important to recognize that many of your skills are transferable, particularly in the areas of critical thinking and problem-solving. It’s important to know how to articulate about the classes you’ve taken, regardless of your major, and how these skills will make you successful in the job.

creating a podcast

Mary Harris, Host/Managing Editor, What Next, Slate, says that if you want to make a podcast you have to take it seriously from the start. To get to that level of quality — in the sound and the storytelling — requires more work than people anticipate. The best podcasts give you a certain feeling and that feeling is the hardest thing to capture.