june is new york
music month

MOME and NY is Music announced the full slate of programming for the third annual New York Music Month this June 2019. This year's expanded NYMM features a new radio show/podcast all about NYC's music scene, nine free concerts, and a conference on music and tech.

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.

A women’s
podcast festival

Werk It 2019 — the Women's podcast festival is in LA this year on Oct. 3-4. Two full days of conversations, workshops, live tapings, networking events, and one-on-one mentoring sessions, plus our Podcast Accelerator: your chance to pitch a show, incubate a pilot, and score a development deal with WNYC Studios.

Werk It is offering a limited number of scholarships to students, freelancers, and nonprofit employees who would otherwise be unable to attend. Applications will be considered on an individual basis. Scholarships will cover the cost of conference attendance. The deadline for scholarship applications is July 15, 2019. Apply now

 

Stay in touch! Connect with our student community and watch videos of previous seminars. follow us on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and Vimeo.

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.