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Hispanic Journalists on How to Break In

WHEN: Wednesday, March 20, 6:30 to 8:00 pm

WHERE: NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, 20 Cooper Square, 7th Floor

New Hispanic media outlets are popping up all the time as our highly segmented Hispanic population quickly adapts to lifestyles in the U.S., and many of them are consuming their news in English. How is the industry meeting the demands of a younger, hipper, and more integrated audience?

Chris Peña, Executive Editor, NBC Latino

Michelle Herrera Mulligan, Editor-in-Chief, Cosmopolitan for Latinas

Maite Junco, Editor, Voices of NY

Norma Morato, News Director, Univision

Moderator: Laura Martínez, contributing editor, Multichannel News; senior correspondent, Portada; NYC correspondent, EMMY Magazine; founder, MiBlogestuBlog.com

Presented with NYU's Department of Media, Culture and Communication, and the NYC Latin Media and Entertainment Commission

Turn Your Television Dreams into Reality

WHEN: Tuesday, March 26, 6:30 to 8:00 pm

WHERE: NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, 1871 Broadway (61st and 62nd Streets)

If you have an awesome idea for a reality series, don't just sit there. Find out how these shows are put together and learn to identify the key elements of success. Soon you'll be ready for the 'real' world. Our panel of pros weighs in on what it takes to get hired on a reality series, and who knows, maybe one day you'll create a hit!

Drew Tappon, VP, Non-Fiction and Alternative Programming for A+E, and Head of Development, BIO

SallyAnn Salsano, President, 495 Productions

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Anthony Horn, SVP, Current Programming and Specials, truTV

Jason Carey, VP, Production, Animal Planet

Presented with NYIT Auditorium on Broadway

The George Polk Awards: Corruption in China

WHEN:Wednesday, April 10, 6:30 to 8:00 pm, reception 5:30 to 6:30 pm
WHERE: Kumble Theater, LIU, Brooklyn Campus, Flatbush Ave. (DeKalb & Willoughby)

Our panel of winners of The George Polk Awards covered criminality at the highest levels in China resulting in U.S. news outlets being hacked in retaliation. David Barboza's NY Times series exposed the vast wealth accumulated by high officials, including the Prime Minister's family fortune. Bloomberg reporter Fan Wenxin wrote about the scandal surrounding the murder of a British businessman by a high-placed Chinese leader. CBS News' Holly Williams won for coverage, of activist Chen Guangcheng, who fled China after years of house arrest for bringing to light government-forced abortions under China's one child policy.

Presented with Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts and the Journalism Dept., Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus

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