Making Documentaries That Matter
Sep
25
6:30 PM18:30

Making Documentaries That Matter

Great documentaries expand our understanding of the world around us and raise awareness of the most pressing issues of our time. With compelling storytelling, and successful marketing and distribution, documentaries can initiate major societal change. Award-winning filmmakers share what drives them and how they make documentaries that matter. RSVP TO ATTEND THIS FREE EVENT.

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On Location: Bustle
Sep
27
3:00 PM15:00

On Location: Bustle

Bustle is an online publication for women who want to make a difference and make connections.

It’s “redefining women’s interest,” by creating daily content on fashion, politics, diversity, technology, celebrities, health, beauty, food, and relationships. If you want to be a part of this “new force in media,” you don’t want to miss this trip!

Space is limited. Students only. Apply now

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The Art of Audio Storytelling
Oct
2
7:00 PM19:00

The Art of Audio Storytelling

Whether it’s a personal narrative or a smartly reported piece about someone’s experience, dynamic podcasts and radio shows have the power to entertain listeners and open up ways of looking at the world. WNYC producers from The United States of Anxiety and Radiolab share how they tap into the emotions of their listeners and captivate audiences through the airwaves to create compelling theater of the mind.  RSVP TO ATTEND THIS FREE EVENT

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On Location: Digitas
Oct
11
3:00 PM15:00

On Location: Digitas

Digitas helps brands like Dunkin’ Donuts, eBay and Taco Bell reach people through truth, connection and wonder. Curious about a career that melds data, strategy, creative, media and tech? Find out what it’s like to work at the “Connected Marketing Agency,” with an office that has giant Jenga, Foosball tables, an office library and in-house baristas. 

Space is limited. Students only. Apply now

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Where the Journalism Jobs Will Be
Oct
16
6:30 PM18:30

Where the Journalism Jobs Will Be

Adaptability and ingenuity are table stakes for any news organization navigating the challenges of declining revenues, political turbulence, and consumer engagement. Hear from leading news innovators about how publishers and platforms are revitalizing the industry and creating new opportunities for aspiring journalists. RSVP TO ATTEND THIS FREE EVENT

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 The Business of Media Brand Licensing
Oct
28
6:30 PM18:30

The Business of Media Brand Licensing

  • The New School, Theresa Lang Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Licensing and branding pros share how they drive sales by connecting with hit TV shows, best-selling video games and iconic magazine brands to everything from t-shirts to toys and beyond. From negotiating costs and securing the rights to licensing contracts and expanding brand equity, opportunities abound to work in this growing field. RSVP TO ATTEND THIS EVENT.

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Advertising and Marketing in the Public Interest
Nov
13
6:30 PM18:30

Advertising and Marketing in the Public Interest

  • NYU Steinhardt, Department of Media, Culture and Communication (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Advertising and marketing agencies are helping more and more brands take a stance on issues and causes and cater to the public interest. Media pros explore how they traverse this new landscape, and discuss how to better connect with consumers’ shifting expectations and buying behavior, and how everyone from account executives to creatives play key roles in campaigning for a cause.
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Two Doc Queens: Sheila Nevins & Erin Lee Carr
Dec
4
6:30 PM18:30

Two Doc Queens: Sheila Nevins & Erin Lee Carr

Known as the ‘Doyenne of Documentaries,’ Sheila Nevins has produced dozens of Oscar, Peabody, and Emmy-winning films (“When the Levees Broke,” “Citizenfour”). Nevins recently left HBO — after an incredible 38-year run — to lead MTV’s new documentary division. Erin Lee Carr has been stunningly prolific in a relatively nascent career as a filmmaker, directing such acclaimed documentaries as “At the Heart of Gold: Inside the USA Gymnastics Scandal,” “I Love You, Now Die: The Commonwealth v Michelle Carter,” as well as “Mommy Dead and Dearest.” The two doc queens join in a cross-generational conversation about their work, and what the future holds for the next generation of documentary filmmakers. Moderated by J. Max Robins, Executive Director, Center for Communication. RSVP TO ATTEND THIS FREE EVENT

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On Location: Twitter
Dec
6
3:00 PM15:00

On Location: Twitter

If you’re an exceptional problem solver and creative thinker, don’t miss this opportunity to see Twitter’s New York office. The global platform was founded to start conversation in real time, and it now has 330 million monthly users consuming, creating, distributing and discovering tweets in 280 characters or less. Space is limited. Students only. Apply now.

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On Location: The Tamron Hall Show
Sep
19
7:45 AM07:45

On Location: The Tamron Hall Show

Award-winning journalist Tamron Hall hosts a new nationally syndicated talk show that aims to connect viewers with people who are impacting the world with meaningful, engaging and entertaining conversations. Join us for a taping and see firsthand how the creative team produces a daily show that highlights both deeply moving and lighthearted, fun stories.  

Space is limited. Students only. Apply now.

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Women + Media Career Summit
Apr
12
8:00 AM08:00

Women + Media Career Summit

Join us for the Center’s Third Annual Women + Media Career Summit, a full-day forum highlighting opportunities in areas of the business where women are traditionally under-represented. Hear top executives, entrepreneurs, producers and directors describe their career journeys and secrets to success.

The day’s mix of keynotes, panels and workshops will provide the inspiration and know-how needed to find your dream career. RSVP

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On Location: CAA
Apr
3
10:00 AM10:00

On Location: CAA

Creative Artists Agency represents world-class clients in film, television, music, sports, digital media, marketing, and beyond. Learn how CAA takes a collaborative approach to serving their clients, and what it takes to jump-start a career at this dynamic talent agency.

Students only. Space is limited. REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED

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On Location: Axios
Mar
28
3:00 PM15:00

On Location: Axios

Axios is on a mission to “deliver the cleanest, smartest, most efficient and trust-worthy experience for readers and advertisers alike.” Visit this new media company that is adjusting to the changing habits and shorter attention spans of readers by delivering content with smart brevity.

Space is limited. Students only. Apply now

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The Art of Freelancing
Mar
12
6:30 PM18:30

The Art of Freelancing

  • NYU STEINHARDT, MEDIA, CULTURE AND COMMUNICATION (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Learn how to navigate all facets of the  industry and the secrets to getting the attention of blue-chip publishing houses, newspaper, websites and magazines. Top editors and writers share how to sell your story from pitching articles to landing a book deal. RSVP

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On Location: BuzzFeed
Mar
7
4:00 PM16:00

On Location: BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed is equal parts news organization, pop culture purveyor and savvy digital media outfit—and here’s your opportunity to see how it all works from the inside. Register for a chance to visit this innovative company that has changed the face of digital publishing one viral video at a time.

Space is limited. Students only. Apply now

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Funny Business: Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj
Feb
28
6:30 PM18:30

Funny Business: Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj

  • New York Institute of Technology, Auditorium (NYIT) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Former Daily Show correspondent Hasan Minhaj is changing up the traditional late-night formula with his new Netflix weekly political comedy show. After a screening of Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj, hear from the creative minds behind the show on what goes into developing and producing late night talk, and where the opportunities are in comedy's new wave. RSVP

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The Big News in Journalism: Newsletters
Feb
20
6:30 PM18:30

The Big News in Journalism: Newsletters

  • NYU STEINHARDT, MEDIA, CULTURE AND COMMUNICATION (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

In 2018, Fast Company proclaimed email “the next great media platform.” The finite space of the inbox allows users to have full control over the coverage they choose to consume. Learn how news organizations are connecting with their audience and spreading the word with great writing and reporting. RSVP

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Diversity + Media Career Summit
Nov
19
8:00 AM08:00

Diversity + Media Career Summit

Join us for the Center for Communication’s 1st Annual Diversity + Media Career Summit. The Center opens doors for a remarkably diverse community of talented student and young professionals. Our mission is to connect media recruiters to this diverse, rich talent pool to ensure a brighter future for the industry.

You won’t want to miss this special day of insight and inspiration. Kickstart your career with a full day of keynotes, panels, breakout workshops, and dedicated networking sessions with industry professionals from media and entertainment. RSVP

*Please note: Dress code is business attire. Sneakers and jeans are not permitted.

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The Future of News Is Audio
Nov
8
6:30 PM18:30

The Future of News Is Audio

  • The New School, Theresa Lang Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Distributing the news has become much more innovative and bite-sized. Hear from journalists at BuzzFeed News, Slate, CNN, and WNYC talk about the process of news gathering, telling the same story for different platforms, and how they engage with their audience. RSVP

Please note: Seating is first-come, first-served.

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Getting It Straight: How to Fight Fake News
Oct
30
6:30 PM18:30

Getting It Straight: How to Fight Fake News

  • NYU Steinhardt, Media, Culture and Communication (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

With the rise of digital communication, social media has become a major source for the consumption of news and current events. Yet with click-bait headlines, anonymous sources, and the loose use of the term "fake news," trust in the news media is in decline. Hear from journalists at BustleColumbia Journalism Review, Refinery29, and Politico discuss how their outlets are covering the news, how they decide what to cover, and their advice on how to wisely consume the news. RSVP

Please note: Seating is first-come, first-served.

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On Location: SiriusXM
Oct
26
3:00 PM15:00

On Location: SiriusXM

See what goes on behind the scenes at SiriusXM, the preeminent satellite radio service that offers something for everyone with over 150 channels of commercial-free music, news, sports, comedy, talk and much more. With more than 32.7 million subscribers, SiriusXM is home to Howard Stern, Andy Cohen, Hoda Kotb – and hundreds more compelling and entertaining personalities.

Students only. Space is limited so students must apply for a spot. Apply early.

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How To Make TV In NYC
Oct
22
6:30 PM18:30

How To Make TV In NYC

The Big Apple has star power, New York City provides an urban landscape and creative energy that's unmatchable anywhere on the planet. Producers reveal the challenges and opportunities of working in NYC, the secrets of the development process from pitch to pilot, and where the jobs are. RSVP

Please note: Seating is first-come, first-served.

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On Location: Digitas
Oct
18
3:00 PM15:00

On Location: Digitas

Digitas helps brands like Dunkin’ Donuts, eBay, and Taco Bell reach people through truth, connection and wonder. Curious about a career that melds data, strategy, creative, media and tech? Find out what it’s like to work at the “Connected Marketing Agency,” with an office that has giant Jenga, Foosball tables, an office library and in-house baristas.

Students only. Space is limited so students must apply for a spot. Apply early.

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On Location: Laundry Service
Oct
16
1:30 PM13:30

On Location: Laundry Service

Laundry Service is a social media and marketing agency offering media buying, content creation, and influencers to brands like Amazon, Beats Electronics, BMW and Nike. If you speak emoji and have a passion for the digital landscape, find out what it’s like to work for this award winning agency featured on AdAge’s 2018 A-list.  

Students only. Space is limited so students must apply for a spot. Apply early

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Dynamic Storytelling Through VR
Oct
11
6:30 PM18:30

Dynamic Storytelling Through VR

  • The New School, Starr Foundation Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Virtual reality can transport audiences to places they wouldn’t otherwise go, delivering a  visceral experience that is revolutionizing storytelling. Learn how groundbreaking journalists and filmmakers are using VR, and how you can work with this emerging technology. RSVP

Please note: Seating is first-come, first-served.

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On Location: Playbuzz
Oct
10
11:00 AM11:00

On Location: Playbuzz

Playbuzz is a leading, Disney-backed interactive storytelling platform that works with blue chip brands like People, BBC, Amex, and Samsung. Check out the company's incredible workspace that inspires creative expression and allows Playbuzzers to tell their clients’ stories with the most engaging content on the Internet.

Students only. Space is limited so students must apply for a spot. Apply early.

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Where The Jobs Are: TV
Oct
3
6:30 PM18:30

Where The Jobs Are: TV

  • LIU Brooklyn, Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Learn what it takes to land an exciting job in the TV industry. Executives from leading networks who make the hiring decisions reveal what skills and qualities standout when recruiting young talent in this highly competitive field.

Tickets are first come, first serve.  RSVP

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