Center for Communication at The New School: Corporate Communications & Entertainment PR

6:00 p.m.

The Center for Communication at The New School will host back-to-back panels on corporate communications and entertainment PR. 

Entertainment Publicity: Generating Buzz
6:00-7:15 p.m.
Social Media has changed the way entertainment publicists attract attention and influence consumers' choices. Networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube and Instagram are absolute essentials, and 'the next big thing' is about to launch. Leading publicists talk about what it takes to work in the entertainment field, and how you can get hired in the exciting world of publicity.

Moderated by Dade Hayes, executive editor, Broadcasting and Cable, participants include:

  • John Murphy¬†founder, Murphy PR
  • Dan Silberman, SVP, Publicity, AETN
  • Benny Tarantini, SVP, Publicity, Columbia Records
  • Scott Feinstein, Publicist, Film Division, 42West
  • Cameron Blanchard, SVP, Corporate Communications, NBCUniversal

How to Launch a Career in Corporate Communications
7:15-8:30 p.m.
If you have great people skills, thrive in a fast-paced atmosphere and are creative, persuasive and resourceful, a career in corporate communication could be for you. This field of PR deals with all communications of an organization, making sure it reflects the company's goals and ethics in an accurate and positive way. Learn how our panel of major players got to where they are today in this competitive and challenging field - and how to plan for an exciting future career!

Moderated by Dade Hayes, executive editor, Broadcasting and Cable, participants include:

  • Ty Trippet, director, Communications, Bloomberg News & Bloomberg Media Group NY
  • Teri Everett, executive vice president, Corporate Communications, Time, Inc.
  • Jimmy Asci, vice president, Communications & Project Management, Sony/ATV Music Publishing

Sponsored by the School of Media Studies at The New School for Public Engagement


Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall, 55 West 13th Street, 2nd floor

Free; no tickets or reservations required; seating is first-come first-served

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