Virtual Career Fair is TODAY, April 14th. Info inside

Are you a graduating senior but don't have a job yet? Or are you a Scrippa still looking for a summer internship? Among the virtual visitors:

Sinclair Broadcasting Group. The company owns 193 stations across the country in over 100 markets (covering 40% of American households), many of which are located in the South and Midwest, and is the largest owner of stations affiliated with Fox, ABC, and The CW.

Gannett. It is the largest U.S. newspaper/publisher and owns USA Today, as well as several local newspapers, including the Detroit Free Press; The Indianapolis Star; The Cincinnati Enquirer; The Florida Times-Union in Jacksonville, Florida; The Tennessean in Nashville, Tennessee; The Courier-Journal in Louisville, Kentucky; The Des Moines Register; The Arizona Republic in Phoenix, Arizona; The News-Press in Fort Myers, Florida.

Other companies include:

Social Media company Dataminr and NY strategic communications firms QuinnPR, The Bliss Group, and Baretz + Brunelle.

The virtual career day starts at 11:30am and lasts until 6pm and includes presentations about each company and the ability to meet individually with representatives in a virtual meeting room.

Please register in advance for this meeting:

https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAoc-mupj4iHNLokIVx-RYc0QJSgUo7pX9t

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

For more information, contact AD Porto at marisa.porto@hamptonu.edu

Wondering about Advisement? Forms? Adviser?

The forms you need, your advisor and more can all be found on our What's Happening at Scripps page on the website.

TODAY @ 4:30pm: TowneBank Panel moderated by AD Porto -- register here

Come join us as we talk with TowneBank executives about opportunities in communications, finance, marketing and management. HBCU graduates, including two from Hampton University, will share their career experiences and discuss the LEAD program, a new three-year management training program designed to create successful leaders for the company.

The LEAD program includes a focus on mission serving others and enriching lives, from both the professional and philanthropic perspective. The program is scheduled to begin in September 2021 with onsite training in Hampton Roads. It includes multiple 3-month job rotations with a final year in on-the-job training in a selected Career Track within one of Towne's regions. The company has offices from Charlotte to the Outer Banks in North Carolina and Hampton Roads to Richmond in Virginia.

The panel discussion begins at 4:30 p.m. EST Tuesday, April 13, 2021. Registration is required:

https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYkduysqjooHNSprNQWFAWx2oFkGg9uBWUh

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

4/13: TowneBank Panel -- register today!

Come join us as we talk with TowneBank executives about opportunities in communications, finance, marketing and management. HBCU graduates, including two from Hampton University, will share their career experiences and discuss the LEAD program, a new three-year management training program designed to create successful leaders for the company.

The LEAD program includes a focus on mission serving others and enriching lives, from both the professional and philanthropic perspective. The program is scheduled to begin in September 2021 with onsite training in Hampton Roads. It includes multiple 3-month job rotations with a final year in on-the-job training in a selected Career Track within one of Towne's regions. The company has offices from Charlotte to the Outer Banks in North Carolina and Hampton Roads to Richmond in Virginia.

The panel discussion begins at 4:30 p.m. EST Tuesday, April 13, 2021. Registration is required:

https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYkduysqjooHNSprNQWFAWx2oFkGg9uBWUh

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

HAPPENING TOMORROW: "Covering a White House Transition" - Invitation for Journalism Students

April 9th 2021 at 1:00pm Eastern

"Covering a White House Transition" - Invitation for Journalism Students

Aspiring Journalists Spring 2021 series of programming presented by the Washington Press Club Foundation. The Washington Press Club Foundation is pleased to host a series of webinars connecting aspiring journalists to Washington, DC reporters, editors and bureau chiefs. These programs are specifically designed for journalism students to gain practical insights into the changing culture and practices of media organizations as preparation for your future job search.

THE FIRST 100 DAYS: Covering a White House Transition and the Role of a White House Reporter

The transfer of executive power to a new administration is one of the most important processes in our American democracy. Journalists assigned to the White House establish sources among an entirely new cast of appointed personnel as well as report on how campaign promises develop into policy directives. A panel of seasoned White House reporters will discuss the challenges of covering these transitions plus what skills they've found helpful to have in advance of this unique period. They'll also share how they landed this coveted beat plus what keeps them at the top of their profession.

Moderated by Shawna Thomas, Executive Producer, CBS This Morning (University of Texas and George Washington University)

On the Panel:

  • Peter Alexander, NBC News Chief White House Correspondent, Co-Anchor Weekend TODAY (Northwestern University)
  • Jennifer Bendery, Senior Politics Reporter for HuffPost (San Francisco State College and University of Mary Washington )
  • Jonathan Karl, ABC News Chief Washington Correspondent (Vassar College)
  • Anita Kumar, White House Correspondent and Associate Editor for POLITICO (University of Virginia)
  • April Ryan, White House Correspondent for the Grio (Morgan State University)

RSVP to programs@wpcf.org for your zoom link

More events located on our calendar page here.

Upcoming SCRIPPS Virtual Career Fair -- info inside

From our SHSJC calendar...

April 14, 2021 – 11:30 – 6pm

SAVE THE DATE –  SCRIPPS Virtual Career Fair

Are you a graduating senior but don't have a job yet? Or are you a Scrippa still looking for a summer internship? If so, block off April 14th on your calendar. That's the day Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communication will hold a virtual career fair. Among the virtual visitors:

Sinclair Broadcasting Group. The company owns 193 stations across the country in over 100 markets (covering 40% of American households), many of which are located in the South and Midwest, and is the largest owner of stations affiliated with Fox, ABC, and The CW.

Gannett. It is the largest U.S. newspaperpublisher and owns USA Today, as well as several local newspapers, including the Detroit Free Press; The Indianapolis Star; The Cincinnati Enquirer; The Florida Times-Union in Jacksonville, Florida; The Tennessean in Nashville, Tennessee; The Courier-Journal in Louisville, Kentucky; The Des Moines Register; The Arizona Republic in Phoenix, Arizona; The News-Press in Fort Myers, Florida.

Other companies include:

Social Media company Dataminr and NY strategic communications firms QuinnPR, The Bliss Group, and Baretz + Brunelle.

The virtual career day starts at 11:30 and lasts until 6 and includes presentations about each company and the ability to meet individually with representatives in a virtual meeting room.

Stay tuned for more....

REMINDER: Think Like a Biz Journalist & HBCU Alumni Share their Disney Career Experiences THIS WEEK

Hop over to our calendar for all the details: http://shsjc.hamptonu.edu/about/calendar.cfm

April 8th EVENT: Government Internships & Jobs in Washington, D.C.

The Department of Defense and Hampton University are partnering for the 6th Annual Taking The Pentagon To The People. The virtual registration is open to ALL and it is Free! There are 115 recruiters from different government agencies are looking to engage with students one-on-one (undergraduate, graduate, alumni) to discuss direct hiring authority, employment, internships and scholarships to name a few of the benefits at the Recruiter Cove.

Please look at the agenda and choose the track for the day. Please review the video on the info page and do not forget register.

https://prosource360.swoogo.com/TTPTTP21Hampton

3/31: HBCU Career Week Webinar: Getting The Career You Want In Entertainment

HBCU Career Week: Getting The Career You Want In Entertainment Q&A - March 31 6:00 PM ET, Hosted by HBCU Pulse RSVP

Join us for this exciting Q&A with industry leaders discussing what it takes to make it in the entertainment industry. Learn about different career paths and how to get the job you want post-graduation.

Learn more and register here.

Check out other events on the SHSJC Calendar page at http://shsjc.hamptonu.edu/about/calendar.cfm

You're Invited: April 6, 2021 – 3:30pm "Thinking Like a Business Journalist"

"Thinking Like a Business Journalist"

This FREE workshop is for:

Journalism majors graduating in May

  • Students from any major who have taken AD Maier's Business Journalism class at Scripps
  • Students from any major who are considering taking the JAC 414 Business Journalism class in the fall
  • For those who are not familiar with the Business Journalism class, in the past three-plus years, six students from the class earned a free trip to Bloomberg in Washington, D.C., four students earned paid internships with Bloomberg in New York and D.C., and three of them work for Bloomberg LP, a billion-dollar financial media company.

Workshop participants will learn why the core principles of journalism bring transparency to global and local issues.

Instructors from Bloomberg News will include:

  • Sonali Pathirana, Managing Editor, News Internships and Entry-Level Hiring
  • Ellen Braitman and Elizabeth McGowan, News Training Team, Americas

For more information or to register, contact AD Maier at edward.maier@hamptonu.edu

This and more events located on our site calendar here.

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