Last week, more than 160 University of Miami School of Communication students, faculty, and alumni filled the Frances L. Wolfson courtyard to mingle with industry leaders and network with specialists in film, multimedia, design, public relations, journalism, and various other communication fields.
Professors and students from University of Miami School of Communication are joining forces with digital media organizations, universities, and civil rights groups from all over the country to begin documenting the increase of hate speech, specifically on social media, following the 2016 presidential election.
If you’re planning your next step after graduation, stop by University of Miami School of Communication’s Third Annual Communication Meet-Up on March 22. This annual recruiting and networking event connects students and alumni with professionals from a variety of communication fields.
Every year, the National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) offers a competitive internship program that allows selected students to attend the conference and develop a greater knowledge of the television buying and distribution processes. Since 2011, the annual NATPE conference has been held in Miami Beach. This year, four students from University of Miami School of Communication Department of Journalism and Media Management participated as NATPE interns.
On Wednesday, February 15, Dean Lyon, founder and CEO of Splinter Studios, discussed the past, present, and future state of visual effects (VFX) and computer graphics in motion picture and television production with members of the Media Management Association. Lyon is best known for his work as visual effects supervisor on The Lord of the Rings franchise.
On Wednesday, November 30, Lynn Carrillo, Vice President, Legal, NBCUniversal News Group and University of Miami School of Law graduate, spoke to members of the Media Management Association about the role of sexual harassment in the modern workplace, especially within the media industry. She is also an adjunct professor in the Department of Journalism and Media Management.