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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On Location: VICE
Apr
25
4:30 PM16:30

On Location: VICE

VICE operates the world’s premier original online video destination, VICE.COM. Vice's Williamsburg headquarters includes a TV production studio, a magazine, a record label, an in-house creative services agency plus consumer insights and research services department, and a book publishing unit. Join us as we take a look inside VICE's expanding state-of-the art facilities.

Students only. Space is limited. Register early.

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Screening: The Americans
Apr
23
6:30 PM18:30

Screening: The Americans

Set in a time of leg warmers and Cold War–chill, The Americans follows two Soviet spies (Felicity’s Keri Russell and Brothers & Sisters’ Matthew Rhys) undercover as a troubled married couple trying to steal U.S. secrets and blend seamlessly into American suburban life of the 1980s. Vividly detailed, the show captures Reagan-era politics and pop culture with equal brilliance. Creative team members, Joe Weisberg—himself a former CIA officer—Joel Fields and Justin Weinberger, screen an episode and take you behind the scenes of crafting FX’s award winning drama. RSVP

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On Location: Horizon Media
Apr
18
3:00 PM15:00

On Location: Horizon Media

Check out one of the "Best Places to Work in New York City," according to Crain's New York and Advertising Age.  One of the fastest-growing independent media services companies in the world, Horizon provides clients, such as Corona, Geico, and History Channel, with comprehensive communications planning across traditional and emerging channels, including digital, social and mobile.

Students only. Space is limited. Register early.

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Women + Media Career Summit
Apr
13
8:00 AM08:00

Women + Media Career Summit

Join us for the Center’s Second 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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The George Polk Awards: Getting Sources to Talk
Apr
5
6:30 PM18:30

The George Polk Awards: Getting Sources to Talk

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

Hear from Polk Award winning journalists —Jodi KantorThe New York TimesStephanie McCrummenThe Washington Post and Elle ReeveVICE News on the challenges they faced getting their stories and gaining their sources' trust. 

Plus, please join us for an opening reception before the forum, with light refreshments. RSVP

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Staying Live: Music & Entertainment
Apr
4
6:30 PM18:30

Staying Live: Music & Entertainment

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

If you’re a self-starter and thrive in a fast-paced environment, a career in live entertainment is for you. Whether it's booking NasThe ChieftainsThe Fab Four, DaughtrySolangeMiguelChance the RapperRun the JewelsTim McGrawFaith Hill or Jay-Z and Beyoncé — leaders in live entertainment industry discuss their current passion projects and how they ensure that the show goes on. RSVP

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

On Location: VaynerMedia

If you live and breathe emerging technology, don’t miss your chance to visit VaynerMedia, a growing social-first digital shop. VaynerMedia provides clients like Chase, PepsiCo, Syfy and Toyota with video production, influencer marketing, Google and Alexa voice services, and more.

Juniors and seniors with internship experience are encouraged to apply for a spot.

Students only. Space is limited. Register early.

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On Location: The Rundown with Robin Thede
Mar
15
4:00 PM16:00

On Location: The Rundown with Robin Thede

Don’t miss your chance to see a live taping of The Rundown with Robin Thede. This weekly, half-hour late night comedy show is produced by Chris Rock and Robin Thede, former Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore head writer and contributor. Thede makes fun of the week in politics and pop culture through sketches, monologue jokes and field pieces. 

Students only. Space is limited. Register early.

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The Business of Funny
Mar
14
6:30 PM18:30

The Business of Funny

Comedy has long been seen as overwhelmingly male, but the industry is experiencing a renaissance fueled by female comedians. Hear from three popular female comedians on writing and performing stand-up; what the new face of comedy looks like; and how they determine success. RSVP

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Advance Screening and Q&A: RISE
Mar
8
2:30 PM14:30

Advance Screening and Q&A: RISE

NBC’s heartwarming new drama Rise follows dedicated teacher Lou Mazzuchelli (Josh Radnor, How I Met Your Mother) as he revives his high school theater program.  After the screening, hear from executive producers Jason Katims (Friday Night Lights, Parenthood) and Flody Suarez about creating this musical drama. RSVP

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