Watch Video of Career Day - Hear from outstanding Chicago TV professionals, leaders in their field, about the background needed for a television/new media job.

Moderator: Brandon Pope, Host, WCIU & President, NABJ; Attendees included:
* Adrienne Balow, News Producer, WGN
* Jessie Garcia, News Director, WDJT Milwaukee
* Cortney Hall & Matt Rodrigues, Hosts, Chicago Today
* Mike Hall, Sports Anchor, Big Ten Network
* Sean Lewis, Anchor/Reporter, WGN
* Nneka Nwosu, Assistant News Director, WLS
* Alicia Roman, Meteorologist, WMAQ

Video OF EVENT - WATCH HERe

This panel discussion, held on March 5, 2022,  was for high school students who are interested in pursuing their passions in media. Watch this virtual event and learn more about the types of college and university programs there are for journalism, broadcast news, film, documentary, and television.  READ MORE ABOUT PANELISTS AND DISCUSSION 

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Held on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022

How unconscious biases impact story coverage on-air & newsroom environments. Co-sponsored with the National Association of Black Journalists – Chicago Chapter.

 

Moderator – Marshall Harris, Sports Anchor, WBBM-TV 

Panelists – Polnesha Barnes, Special Projects Producer, WLS-TV Chicago; Taylor Musgrove, Programming, WLS-TV Chicago; Josh Short, Anchor, KDVR-TV, Denver; Taurean Small, Reporter, Spectrum, Washington D.C. 

DIRECTORS WORKSHOP

Held on Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021

Hear from top Chicago TV directors how to be the best in this competitive position, how the craft has evolved in recent years, how technology and COVID changed the industry, and what the future might look like.