Visiting Ottoway Professor Tammy Kim will be hosting a public lecture “We Are All Gig Workers Now”. Join the free event on Tuesday, April 6 at 7 p.m. Use this link to join and make sure to register in advance. All are welcome to attend.
The Career Resource Center is hosting a Spring Virtual Career Fair for Jobs & Internships on March 3, from 11:00am to 3:00pm. Students will be able to meet with recruiters for jobs and internships. Be prepared to share your resume with recruiters. If you need help writing or improving your resume, visit the Career Resource Center’s virtual drop-in hours (info below)
The Journalism Programs at the Newhouse School of Public Communications and the Journalists Association of New York, invite journalism faculty and students to a virtual State of the Field seminar on Saturday, March 6th. This seminar is free of charge and geared toward journalism students and young professionals working in all journalism platforms.
Below is the program, full of outstanding speakers:
STATE OF THE FIELD 2021
8:30am Welcome Remarks
8:45-9:15am Keynote, Weijia Jang CBS News Senior White House Correspondent
9:20-10:30am Opening Session, Misinformation and Disinformation, Al Tompkins, The Poynter Institute
10:45-11:45am General Session Panel Discussion:
Beat Reporting: How to develop a subject-area specialty and thrive as a journalist
Karen DeWitt – New York State Public, Radio Capitol Bureau Chief
Myles Miller – WNBC TV New York, General Assignment Reporter
Erin Billups – Spectrum News, National Health Reporter
Cathleen F. Crowley – Albany Times Union, Data Journalist, Web Producer
Moderator: Simon Perez, Newhouse Broadcast and Digital Journalism professor
1:00-2:15pm Concurrent Sessions
Session 1: Creative Storytelling-Pandemic or Not, with Boyd Huppert, KARE-TV Reporter
Session 2: Where is the Industry headed, RTDNA Newsroom Survey with Bob Papper Newhouse Broadcast and Digital Journalism Adjunct Professor
Session 3: Better Photography for All News Platforms
Kevin Rivoli The Auburn Citizen – Staff photographer
N. Scott Trimble Syracuse Media Group Photojournalist, Drone photojournalist
Moderator: Seth Gitner, Newhouse Magazine, News and Digital Journalism professor
Session 4: Finding Your Voice for Radio, TV, and Podcasts, George Bodarky WFUV New York News and Public Affairs Director
2:20-3:30 pm General Session
Panel Discussion: Reporting on Social Justice: Challenges and Strategies for Journalists
Amanda Barrett – Deputy Managing Editor, The Associated Press
Richard Prince – Columnist for Journal-isms, and former Washington Post Journalist
Sarah Glover – NBC Manager of Social Media Strategy, former President of NABJ, Newhouse alum
Duchesne Drew – President, Minnesota Public Radio
Moderator — Lynne Adrine, Director, Newhouse DC Graduate Program; Adjunct Broadcast and Digital Journalism
3:35 -4:45 pm General Session
Managing Newsroom Stress and Trauma in a Pandemic, Al Tompkins, The Poynter Institute with Sidney Tompkins, LMHC (Licensed Mental Health Counselor)
For information, please email Newhouse BDJ program at nhbdj<at>syr.edu
The 2020 International Hunter Mountain Film Festival runs from Oct. 23 to 25, and New Paltz DMJ students can get free access to all their program offerings.
Save the date: Nov. 16-20 the DASH Lab is hosting a Digital Scholarship Week.
Here’s more info:
The FUTURE NOW Media Foundation is hosting an information session for their FUTURE NOW Campus Ambassador Program.
This info session will be held on Thursday, Oct. 15 from 6 to 6:45 p.m. and will include all the information you might need to decide if this program is for you. Click here for the Zoom link for that session.
FUTURE NOW Campus Ambassadors will receive the following benefits:
Last weekend, students from the Digital Media & Journalism Department celebrated their hard work at the Woodstock Film Festival.
The following is a message from Gregory Bray, DMJ department chair:
The Online News Association Conference, ONA20, is virtual this year and students can apply to volunteer to get the two weeks of programming for free. The conference will run from Oct. 1-16 and they are accepting applications on a rolling basis from now until the start of the conference. Apply early for your best chance!
They have a variety of roles available. They’re recruiting volunteers to help lead compelling conversations in session chats, staff the virtual help desk, welcome attendees at virtual receptions and help with some production and design tasks.
They are specifically looking for volunteers with experience in audio production, video production, newsletters, live coverage on Twitter and Instagram, writing, curation and more.
Any questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, click here.