Media Day focuses on communication careers
NEW PALTZ -- The Department of Communication and Media at the State University of New York at New Paltz will host the third annual Media Day on March 26 in The Terrace Restaurant on the New Paltz campus. At this year's event, visiting communication and media professionals will share knowledge and their experiences through this year's theme, "Beyond the Classroom: Communication Careers."
The panel session for the day begins at 9 a.m. and includes the following communication and media professionals:
Ellen Shaplowsky, executive vice president, Ruder Finn Public Relations
David Rossiter, 2002 SUNY New Paltz alum and research analyst, Tribune Entertainment
Ed Carroll, 1985 SUNY New Paltz alum and executive vice president/general manager, Independent Film Channel
Michael Frank, editor, Mountain Bike Magazine
Eric Gullickson, 2000 SUNY New Paltz alum and media relations coordinator, SUNY New Paltz Public Affairs.
Michael Levine, executive editor, Times Herald-Record
Denise Kennedy-Shane, broadcast coordinator, Mediacom, and freelance associate producer, NBC News
Mensah Robinson, sales planner, Superstation WGN
Guests will be given the opportunity to ask questions to the panel and speak with them one-on-one throughout the day.
In addition, the students of the Communication and Media Department will introduce their research and creative work in oral and poster presentations from 1 to 3 p.m.
Media Day will begin at 9 a.m. in the Terrace Restaurant on the New Paltz campus, and will continue until 3 p.m. The event is free, but pre-registration is required. Call (845) 257-3456 if you would like to attend. Breakfast and lunch will be served.
Located in the heart of a dynamic college town, 90 minutes from metropolitan New York City, the State University of New York at New Paltz is a highly selective college of about 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students.
One of the most well-regarded public colleges in the nation, New Paltz delivers an extraordinary number of majors in Business, Liberal Arts, Sciences, Engineering, Fine and Performing Arts and Education.
New Paltz embraces its culture as a community where talented and independent minded people from around the world create close personal links with real scholars and artists who love to teach.