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Careers in Travel Media: Write Your Own Ticket!

WHEN: Wednesday, March 28, 5:00 to 6:30 pm
WHERE: NYIT Auditorium, 1871 Broadway (b'twn. 61st and 62nd Streets)

RSVP:,, (212) 686-5005

Have you always dreamed of becoming a travel writer? Learn how you can combine your flair for writing and passion for exotic locales into a career in the exciting world of travel media. With new opportunities opening up, your excellent communication skills will be a big plus. Hear from the best travel pros in the business who will share valuable tips to help get you started!

Peter Greenberg, Travel Editor, CBS News; Host, Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio show

Sara Clemence, Travel Editor, The Wall Street Journal

Rodrigo Calvo, Managing Director, Mr. and Mrs. Smith, The Americas

Moderator: David Kaufman, Freelance travel journalist (The Wall Street Journal, TIME Magazine, Travel + Leisure)

Presented with NYIT Auditorium on Broadway

Careers in Travel Media: Create Great Videos

WHEN: Wednesday, March 28, 6:30 to 8:00 pm

WHERE: NYIT Auditorium, 1871 Broadway (b'twn. 61st and 62nd Streets)

RSVP:,, (212) 686-5005

Don't miss this free session with travel video experts Lisa Lambden and Michael Rosenblum, both of whom are well-known video journalism pioneers who became successful television producers. Lisa and Michael will offer great tips on how to create compelling video content as taught at their Travel Channel Academy and several other schools here and around the world, where they have trained thousands of video professionals.

Lisa Lambden, Founder, The Travel Channel Academy; and Managing Director, RosenblumTV

Michael Rosenblum, President and CEO, RosenblumTV

Presented with NYIT Auditorium on Broadway

The George Polk Award Winners: Missions Impossible
WHEN: Wednesday, April 4, 6:30 to 8:30 pm (Reception 5:30 pm)
WHERE: Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts, LIU, Brooklyn Campus, Flatbush Ave. (b'twn. DeKalb & Willoughby)
RSVP:,, (212) 686-5005

Meet the winners of this year's Polk Awards for Excellence in Investigative Journalism. Discover how despite incredible obstacles, they managed to unearth some of the most compelling and important stories of 2011.

Jane Mayer, The New Yorker: "The Secret Sharer," an exposé on the unfair prosecution of a whistle-blower

May Ying Welsh, Al Jazeera English, "Bahrain: Shouting in the Dark"

C.J. Chivers, The NY Times, ongoing coverage of Afghan and Libyan wars

Sara Ganim, The Patriot-News, Penn State football's sex abuse scandal

Moderator: John Darnton, Awards Curator (former Culture Editor, The NY Times)

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