Documentary Filmmakers in Focus

Join us Wednesday, September 25, 6:30 PM at LIU Brooklyn's Kumble Theater for "Making Documentaries That Matter,” Hear from award-winning filmmakers on what drives their pursuit of the truth. Featuring Antonino D'Ambrosio (Frank Serpico), Blair Foster (Taxi to the Dark Side), Antonio Rossi (The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley), and Betsy West (RBG) in conversation with Cynthia López, Executive Director, New York Women in Film & Television. Learn more.

Where the new jobs in journalism will be

Adaptability and ingenuity are table stakes for any news organization navigating the challenges of the news business. Join us at 6:30pm on Oct. 16 at the SVA Theatre for a conversation with news innovators fro Teen Vogue, Medium, and Quartz about how publishers and platforms are revitalizing the industry and creating new opportunities for journalists. Learn more

Rita Ferro to be honored at annual gala luncheon

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. 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.

what is THE 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. Learn more