SFBJA 2018 Media Careerfair

  • Job Fair Bot
  • Miramar, FL
  • Apr 25, 2018
Multi-Employer General Business

Event Description

We invite you to our 2nd annual Diversity Career Fair. Yes, YOU! Whether you're graduating from one of South Floridas fantastic universities and are looking to launch your career, or you've put in a few years at your job and are looking to try something new, we've got you covered. Students and professionals should bring their resumes, portfolios, clips and reels and get them in front of employers at this career fair event. You may also bring your computer and flash drives to present their work to the various recruiters. We'll also be hosting three panel discussions featuring local talent in the South Florida Community. SCHEDULE: 10 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks 10:15 a.m. Jawan Strader, NBC6 Anchor, Keynote Speaker 10 a.m. 2 p.m. - Media Career Fair, Room #1 10:30 a.m. 11:15 a.m. - Room #2 HOW TO BREAK INTO THE BUSINESS 10:30 a.m.-11:15 a.m. This workshop is your traditional How to land a job after college discussion, but much more focused on you. Whether youre a junior in college or stumbling through that first full-time position, our panelists will explain step-by-step what you should be doing to score a job or position yourself for a new position elsewhere. We break down the discussion into strategies for aspiring print, television, radio, web or photo/video journalists. Well devote plenty of time to answering questions about your career, so come prepared. Well also leave extra time after the discussion for the audience to have one-on-one conversations with the panelists. Host: Dexter Bridgeman, MIA Magazine Panelists Daryl Forges, NBC 6 News Reporter Chelsea Sellars, WSVN Writer Stichez, 103.5 The Beat personality Rosa Flores, CNN Miami Bureau COVERING MASS SHOOTINGS 11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. While the United States has only about 5% of the worlds population, our country has more than 30% of reported mass shootings. And South Florida has been home to several Mass Shootings including the Fort Lauderdale Airport shooting and the Parkland shooting.The deadliest shooting in 2016 occurred at the Pulse nightclub of Orlando (49 killed), which followed by less than ten years the Virginia Tech massacre (32 killed), and the Sandy Hook shooting (27 killed). So what is it like covering these stories? Why do these shootings keep happening? How do reporters cover these stories objectively and not become emotionally attached. We will tackle these questions and more with a local reporters who have covered these horrific tragedies. Host: Rick Christie, Palm Beach Post,Editor of the Editorial Page Panelists Lance Dixon, New Tropic reporter Tania Francois, WFOR assignment desk Lulu Ramadan, Palm Beach Post reporter LIFE THROUGH MY LENS 12:00 p.m.- 1:00 p.m. South Florida brings celebrities and national events year round. Only a few photographers get the privilege to shoots these moments and get the pictures published in the big name outlets. Learn from three individuals who can share how you can get those opportunities and how you can transition photography from part time to full time. Host: Clayton Gutzmore, Freelance Journalists Panelists Thaddaeus McAdams, Exclusive Access, Gregory Reed, Gregory Reed Photography Adrian Freeman, Afreemanphotography 10 a.m. 2 p.m. - Media Career Fair Check out some of the companies that will be joining us at the 2nd Annual Diversity Career Fair: WLRN WSVN NBC 6 CBS Miami/TV Fusion/Univision Telemundo Miami Times WINK TV Miami Heat I Heart Media Alpha Media Sun Sentinel Palm Beach Post Legacy/MIA Magazines And several more. WHAT TO EXPECT Walk in and start interviewing, it's that simple. Save time, money and effort interviewing with multiple companies in one day at one location. Many of these companies have several openings and are eager to meet with you. You're no longer just a piece of paper. Attend the career fair and get infront of decision makers. If you're looking to explore new opportunities, or even if you're just looking to network and meet new people, we invite you to join us. Be sure to bring at least 20 copies of your resume, including one for the registration table. Well be enforcing a dress code of professional attire only. This means no jeans, sweatpants, sneakers, flip flops, etc. You know the deal. Dress to impress! You'll meet face-to-face with hiring decision-makers from some of the areas top employers. Dress professionally and bring plenty of resumes, because they're here to hire. PRICING Free for all students (must provide school e-mail) and student I.D. and SFBJA members who pre-register online $10 Early Bird Registration through Eventbrite $15 Day of registration for everyone What are you waiting for? Let us know you're coming and register today! For more information, please contact Juan Diasgranados atGabriel.juand@gmail.com DIRECTIONS Directions to Miramar West Center from Turnpike Get on Florida's Turnpike Continue on Florida's Turnpike. Drive from Florida 821 Toll S to Miramar. Take exit 43 from Florida 821 Toll S Take Red Rd and Pembroke Rd to SW 145th Ave Slight right onto NW 111A/Red Rd Continue to follow Red Rd Continue onto S Flamingo Rd Turn left onto Pembroke Rd Turn left onto SW 145th Ave Directions to Miramar West Center from Miramar Town Center Head northeast toward Civic Center Pl Turn left onto Civic Center Pl Turn left onto Miramar Blvd Take the 1st right onto Red Rd Continue onto S Flamingo Rd Turn left onto Pembroke Rd Turn left onto SW 145th Ave

Event Date

Apr 28, 2018