Learn about the media and tech industry from some of the best young talent in the business. Emma Bowen Foundation alumni and other diverse young professionals will gather for breakfast, networking, and honest conversation about ways to make your mark in media and technology.
9:00 – 9:30 AM: Welcome and Keynote Address
Scott Havens, Global Head of Digital, Bloomberg Media, welcomes and addresses the conference.
9:30 – 10:15 AM: Exploring Entrepreneurship and Thinking Outside The Box
There are many ways to build a career in media, from working within a company to starting your own business to getting post-graduate education that you can bring back to an employer. This panel will look at some non-traditional careers in media and tech and discuss how to shape your own career path in the industry.
Panelists – Rhonesha Byng, Founder of Heragenda.com; Rana Campbell, Freelance Content Creator; Sonie Guseh, Digital Strategy Fellow at Conde Nast; Kenneth Wright, Jr., CEO & Founder of Klean Collar, Inc.; Jason Smikle, Co-Founder and Managing Director at fNograph
Moderator – David Burton, Emma Bowen Foundation Post-Graduate Fellow
10:15 – 11:00 AM: Social Media and the News
Panelists – Gio Benitez, Correspondent at ABC News; Marquise Francis, Social Media Manager at History NOW; Marisch Perrera, Strategic Planning Coordinator/Business Development, CBS Television Stations; Rachel Scott, Production Associate at ABC News.
Moderator – Ashley Johnson, Reporter, Chasing News
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Networking
Meet the panelists and other Emma Bowen Foundation alumni during this networking session.
109 E 42nd St
New York, NY 10017
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