rita ferro honored by the center for communication

Rita Ferro, President of Disney Advertising Sales, will be honored by the Center for Communication at our annual luncheon gala on Oct. 23. Every year the Center presents its Frank Stanton Award for Excellence in Communication, named for former CBS president, and Center for Communication founder, Dr. Frank Stanton.

“It’s an honor to be recognized by the Center for Communication and I’m proud to be the first female Latinx recipient of the Frank Stanton Award,” said Ferro. “Of all my achievements, my years of mentorship and shepherding the next wave of leaders has been the most rewarding and I’m so fortunate to be spotlighted by an organization that represents those key values.” Learn more


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the frank stanton award for Excellence in communication

The Center for Communication presents the Frank Stanton Award for Excellence in Communication annually to "individuals who exemplify achievement and excellence in any genre of mass communication. 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.