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Mayor's Office of Media & Entertainment Offers Fall 2020 "Made in NY" Talk on November 18 - "Inspiring and Empowering Future Leaders & Creators"

Panel Offers Advice for Recent Grads Pursuing Careers in Media

NEW YORK - The Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) announced a new "Made in NY" Talk for Fall 2020, "Inspiring and Empowering Future Leaders and Creators," offered online Wednesday, November 18. All talks are recorded and made available to view in the future at

The "Made in NY" Talks series brings together industry leaders to share insight, information and news with New Yorkers looking to work in media and entertainment. Presented in partnership with the Center for Communication, this "Made in NY" series provides New Yorkers with the background they need to pursue careers in media and entertainment.

Inspiring and Empowering Future Leaders and Creators
Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 6:00-7:30 PM EST
Join this free, online conversation with former Center for Communication students now working in the media industry. Hear about their early career experiences, their thoughts on the state of inclusion and equity in the media, and their career guidance for current students and recent graduates.

Online panelists:

  • Estefani Alarcon, Human Resources Coordinator, Bustle Digital Group
  • Janaya Greene, Social Media Coordinator, Chicago Reader
  • DJ Jean, Press Coordinator, NBC Entertainment
  • James Park, Social Media Manager, Eater

Moderator: Danielle Kwateng-Clark, Culture & Entertainment Director, Teen Vogue

You can register for this "Made in NY" talk here.


Attendees are encouraged to register in advance on the Center for Communication website. All talks are free and open to the public. Previous "Made in NY" Talks can be viewed on MOME's website.