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Media Research: Where the Jobs Are

WHEN: Monday, April 16, 6:30 to 8:00 pm

WHERE: The New School, Theresa Lang Center, 2nd Fl., 55 West 13th St. (5th and 6th Aves.)

Hear from leading media research pros on why getting a job in this field is the best way to learn about the media business! Find out about new opportunities in the area that drives ALL major decisions in the industry. If you have an aptitude for analytics and understand the importance of data, see what it takes get a foot in the door where you'll learn all you need to know about the media industry.

Dossie McCraw, Director, Audience Research and Program Planning, HBO

Alan Wurtzel, President, Research and Media Development, NBC Universal

Tom Ziangas, Senior Vice President, Research, AMC Networks

Howard Shimmel, Executive Vice President; Chief Revenue Officer for Media and Advertising Analytics, Nielsen

Moderator: Beth Rockwood, Senior VP, Market Resources, Discovery Communications

Presented with The New School's Department of Media Studies and Film

TV Development: Striking Ratings Gold

WHEN: Tuesday, April 24, 6:30 to 8:00 pm

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

What distinguishes a break-out show? Will it survive beyond its awesome pilot and keep viewers engaged? Among the pitches, the spec scripts, and the casting dreams, a mega hit series is waiting to be discovered. Development visionaries swap war stories and share insights on what goes into creating must-see TV.

Brad Carpenter, Producer, Nurse Jackie for Lionsgate/Showtime

Shannon Fitzgerald, SVP, Series Development-East Coast, MTV

Tom Sellitti, Development Exec., Apostle; Co-Executive Producer of Rescue Me and Canterbury's Law

Nicole DeFusco, VP, Original Programming, Sundance Channel

Presented with NYIT Auditorium on Broadway