• On April 10, the Media Management Association hosted Heidi Lieb, senior director of business development at WPBT, to talk about the mechanism and strategies used to sell public television underwriting messages. She came to the South Florida noncommercial television station with considerable sales experience in the private sector, including a three-year stint as an account executive at ESPN.

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  • The Media Management Association welcomed its first guest speaker of the year, Paul Vignau, the director of sales at Comcast Spotlight who was accompanied by Henry Ortiz, an associate account executive and University of Miami (UM) alumnus. Spotlight is Comcast's advertising sales division where Vignau and his team monetize viewer impressions.

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  • Although he may be better known as the voice of the The Band of the Hour, University of Miami School of Communication alumnus Jason Mizrachi stopped by the campus in early December to discuss digital TV sales and dispense valuable career advice to members of the Media Management Association. Mizrachi has done it all, working in sales and marketing for over 22 years.

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  • "[Job Seeking] is so much about the connections you make." This quote was the most important piece of advice guest speaker and University of Miami School of Communication alumna Kate Barnett shared with the members of the Media Management Association at the last meeting. During her talk, she retraced her nine-year journey from student to the professional world.

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  • On October 18, the Media Management Association invited Ed McCullough to share his experience being involved in both the editorial and commercial sides of the news industry. McCullough spent more than 30 years working for the Associated Press (AP) in various functions, including news editor in South America and the Caribbean, bureau chief in Europe, and regional director for Latin America.

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