[PAST EVENT] [Creative Careers Meet Up] One Day Immersion in Media
LocationCohen Career Center, Presentation Room A&B
180 Stadium Dr
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
Schedule-at-a-Glance [Students are welcome to come and go throughout the day.]
8:30? 9:25 AM Comcast NBCUniversal Organization Overview
9:30? 10:15 AM The Changing Entertainment Business Ecosystem
10:20 ? 11:00 AM How to Start a Company with No Money, No Experience & No Business Education
11:20 AM ? 12:00 PM Behind the Scenes with Key Players Who Are Creating Diverse Content Experiences
2:05? 2:45 PM The Social Influencer Revolution & Opportunities it Presents
3:00? 3:40 PM Digital Rock Stars: Fearless, Focused, and Food!
3:45? 5:00 PM The Culture of Proximity/Viacom Velocity
Detailed Schedule [Students are welcome to come and go throughout the day.]
8:30? 9:25 AM
Comcast NBCUniversal Organization Overview: Internship and Early Career Opportunities
Campus recruiters from Comcast NBCUniversal, one of the world?s leading media and entertainment companies, will provide a company overview showcasing their impressive portfolio. Find out where and when you can apply for internships and jobs, and what they look for when filling those coveted spots.
9:30? 10:15 AM
Keynote: The Changing Entertainment Business Ecosystem over the Decades
Neil Braun will interview Jeff Bewkes, Chairman & CEO, Time Warner, Inc.
10:20 ? 11:00 AM
How to Start a Company with No Money, No Experience & No Business Education
Stephanie Kaplan Lewis , HerCampus Media co-founder & CEO shares the proven lessons she learned founding her company in her Harvard dorm room and building it into the #1 media brand for college women.
11:20 AM ? 12:00 PM
Behind the Scenes with Key Players Who Are Creating Diverse Content Experiences
Watchable/Comcast executive and media content producer, Craig Parks, will lead this session with experts who are on the cutting edge of delivering content and experiences to the consumer. Discover the inner workings behind the scenes, and how content arrives on your devices. Panelists: Rachel Herskovitz, iHeartMedia; Thao Hoang, DEFY Media;
Nichol Nelson, 22 Words; Bonnie Pan, Awesomeness TV
2:05? 2:45 PM
The Social Influencer Revolution and the Opportunities it Presents
During this panel, social media influencer expert, Gil Eyal, CEO and CoFounder of HYPR, will lead the conversation around the influencer phenom. Find out how people become influencers, and how media companies navigate hiring and utilizing influencers to achieve their marketing goals. Is this a fad, or are there real career opportunities in this space? Meet two popular Influencers who?ll share their strategies to become successful. Panelists: Grace Atwood, The Stripe; Alexa Mehraban, Eating My NYC
3:00? 3:40 PM
Digital Rock Stars: Fearless, Focused, and Food!
Top life-style media professional, Michael Smith, will lead a panel of young guns from the Scripps Networks Interactive family, who are driving digital contentinnovation to new audiences. How did they navigate their careers, what is their current focus, and how do they stay at the top of their game for the next move? Panelists: Sarah Adler, Spoon University; Mackensie Barth, Spoon University; Amanda Marsteller, Food.com; Toren Weiner, Food Network.com