SPJ-FIU: 2nd ANNUAL MEDIA CONFERENCE "LISTEN. LEARN. CONNECT"
9:00 A.M - 5:00 P.M. | WUC 244AB
FIU BISCAYNE BAY CAMPUS
3000 NE 151ST STREET
NORTH MIAMI, FL 33181
LISTEN, LEARN AND CONNECT: SPJ MEDIA CONFERENCE
FIU SPJ Alumni Relations Director Maria Murriel will be offering students tips on how to catch an editor’s eye for a job or international on April 2nd, 2015 at WUC 155 4:00 P.M. Currently, Muriel is WLRN-Miami Herald News’ Digital Editor and serves as the Social Media Director for the National Association For Hispanic Journalists South Florida. She also sits on the hiring committees for job and intern applicants. Don’t miss out on this opportunity! Get the tools you need to land the job.
4:00 P.M. AT WUC 155
3:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M. AT SJMC STUDIO
The Society of Professional Journalists Chapter at Florida International University is hosting an all-day conference with panel discussion and a break out session.
Free and Open to the Public. R.S.V.P by March 16:
9:00AM - 9:30AM Welcome & Introduction By Dean Raul Reis
9:45AM - 11:00AM "Covering Communities" Panel Discussion With: Mimi Whitefield, Steve Rothaus, Nadege Green, and Zaimarie de Guzman
Whether you're covering a community that your familar with or not, join this panel discussion to master the craft of telling community based stories.
11:00AM - 11:15AM Break
11:15AM - 12:30PM "Ethics On Covering Places In Turmoil" Panel Discussion With: Ricardo Brown, Jacqueline Charles, Helen Aguirre Ferre, and Alejandro Aguirre
Join in on the discussion to debate some of the most contended conflicts when covering counteries under political oppression.
12:30PM - 2:00PM Lunch
2:15PM - 4:00PM Break-Out Session
Need improvement on your interviewing skills? Try questioning a mob of zombies in the SJMC Studio!
SPJ-FIU :3RD ANNUAL "LISTEN, LEARN AND CONNECT" MEDIA CONFERENCE
SPJ-FIU and the Association of Black Journalists will be hosting their 3rd annual "Listen, Learn and Connect" media conference.
It's free and open to the public RSVP by March 17:
9-9:30AM Welcome and Introduction by Interim Director Juliet Pinto
9:30-11:00AM Panel Discussion with Lorena Estrada and David Smiley. Both panelists will be discusing their experience as journalists, how did they get the job and mistakes they made and what was learned from them.
11:30am-1:00PM Portfolio Workshop with Matias Ocner
Mock Interview and Resume Critique with Professor Neil Reisner