PR Networking Fair

On behalf of the PR Group:

We personally invite you and your students to the Towson University Public Relations Group’s Annual Networking Fair next Wednesday, April 16th, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm in the Chesapeake rooms on the third floor of the Union. The event will commence with an expo style networking fair where over 20 vendors in the Integrated Communications field will be looking to speak to our students at Towson about employment opportunities.  2:00pm-3:00pm, we will have a panel discussion with three representatives from Girls’ Life Magazine, IMRE, and Ron Brown & Associates to speak about their professional experiences. This will be followed by a Q&A for students. Refreshments will be provided. We hope you can join us for this great event!

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#TUjday Schedule of events

Screen Shot 2014-03-26 at 9.23.37 AMHere is the schedule of events for #tujday. Don’t forget to check blackboard for your assignment if you’ve lost the one I gave you in class. Enjoy!

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DC Job Fair

Screen Shot 2014-04-08 at 12.28.31 PMIf you’re graduating in May or just looking for a summer internship, this job fair could prove valuable to you. It is THIS Saturday, April 12 at Georgetown University. Cost is $10 per person.

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Interviewing practice for internships or jobs

Business HandshakeThis is an announcement from the Career Center that holds helpful information for MCCS majors:

Looking for a marketing/communications internship or full-time job?  A Mock Interview with Agora, Inc. is a fantastic opportunity for you to fine tune your self-presentation skills – with the experts!

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#TUjday on April 17

Screen Shot 2014-03-26 at 9.23.37 AMCome celebrate journalism with us on April 17. We will have a series of speakers during the week that culminates with a keynote speaker and panel discussion on Thursday, April 17. Please coordinate your schedules so you can attend as many events as possible. Here is the link to the Facebook event page:

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Student Workshop: “JumpStart Your Career”

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If you’re interested in pursuing a career in broadcast journalism, keep this workshop in mind. Fox 45 weekend anchor Marianne Banister has put together a media bootcamp led by industry professionals to be held on the Towson Campus on April 5-6.

Sessions include:
  • Multi-Media Journalism
  • Digital Reporting
  • News Photography and Editing

For more information, visit the website:

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WBAL radio reporter to visit campus

Professor John Turner has invited WBAL radio reporter Scott Wykoff to come speak to his EMF 370 class on March 4. You are all invited to attend. The class meets in MC 102 and will meet from 11-12:15.

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Baltimore crime reporter to speak on campus

janisBaltimore journalist and author Stephen Janis will discuss crime reporting and telling compelling stories Wednesday, Feb. 19 in Cook Library. The event will be in Cook Library room 507 from 12:30 to 2:00. Learn more.


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Journalist Soledad O’Brien to speak on campus

57525183ae75a8b19c7ef8a57148d1ddc07728efAward winning journalist Soledad O’Brien will speak on campus on Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. at the SECU Arena. O’Brien is visiting TU as part of the Black in America 2014 Tour. You may remember O’Brien from her time anchoring on NBC and CNN. She is now a special correspondent for Al Jazeera America. If you would like to attend, you will need a ticket.

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Face time with the pros

natasIf you’re interested in going into TV News, the folks at The Philip Merrill School of Journalism (UMD College Park) are holding an event called Face Time with the Pros on Saturday, March 8 at 8:30 a.m. The day long event will include hands-on seminars with TV News industry professionals. The cost is $15 and it includes lunch. See me for more information. You must RSVP by Feb. 28.

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