“Women in Media: The Courage to Own Your Story” - Berkeley College to Host Panels of Leaders in Media during Women’s Entrepreneurship Week

 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
THURSDAY, AUGUST 17, 2017
Contact: Zachary Shaw
Senior Media Relations Associate
973-278-5400, ext. 1-1644
Zachary-Shaw@BerkeleyCollege.edu
 

**Media Advisory**

 

“WOMEN IN MEDIA: THE COURAGE TO OWN YOUR STORY”
BERKELEY COLLEGE TO HOST PANELS OF LEADERS IN MEDIA DURING WOMEN’S ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEEK

In honor of Women’s Entrepreneurship Week, Berkeley College is hosting special events in New York and New Jersey featuring panel discussions with prominent women leaders. Women in Media: The Courage to Own Your Story will discuss how women are shaping the news landscape, how small businesses can stand out by sharing their stories, and how entrepreneurs can develop and protect their digital presence.

 

NEW YORK:

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Berkeley College, 12 East 41st Street, Manhattan, NY

8 a.m. – Registration, Breakfast and Networking

8:30 to 10:45 a.m. – Program 

11 to 11:45 a.m. – Lunch and Learn Business Workshop

Click here to learn more about this event.

 

NEW JERSEY:

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Berkeley College, 430 Rahway Avenue, Woodbridge, NJ

8:30 a.m. – Registration, Breakfast and Networking

9 a.m. to 12 p.m. – Program

Click here to learn more about this event.

 

TO REGISTER: This event is open to students, business and community leaders, and aspiring entrepreneurs interested in gaining knowledge and resources to advance their voices through media. Admission to the event is free. Space is limited, and registration is required. For more information on how to register, please contact Kelly Depsee, Associate Director, Communications and External Relations, Berkeley College, at KME@BerkeleyCollege.edu.

 

PANELISTS INCLUDE:

- Alka Agrawal, COO/General Manager, EBC Radio

- Dena Bateh, PhD, Professor, Management, Berkeley College Larry L. Luing School of Business®

- Melissa DeRosa, Secretary to New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo

- Marla Diamond, Reporter and Anchor, WCBS Newsradio 880

- Jenna Flanagan, Host/Reporter, “MetroFocus,” WLIW21 for WNET

- Meg Fry, Business Reporter, ROI-NJ

- Joanna Gagis, Host, “Life & Living” on NJTV and FiOS1, Caucus Educational Corporation

- Bernadine Han, Group Vice President, Spectrum Networks

- Angela Harrington, Vice President, Communications and External Relations, Berkeley College

- Alexandra Hill, Reporter/Afternoon News Anchor, WBGO 88.3 FM

- Jill Kaplan, Vice President and Publisher, Crain’s New York Business

- Elayne McClaine, Regional Director, New Jersey Small Business Development Center at Rutgers New Brunswick

- Nancy Meyer, President and Publisher, North Jersey Media Group

- Cristyne Nicholas, CEO, Nicholas & Lence Communications

- Hilary Russ, Municipal Bond and Public Finance Reporter, Reuters

- Gail Smith, Managing Director, Impacto Latino

- Monica C. Smith, CEO and Founder, Marketsmith Inc.

- Amy Soricelli, Vice President, Career Services, Berkeley College

- Angie Tang, Board Trustee, Berkeley College, and Impact Investing Advisor

- Kate Tomlinson, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief, New Jersey Monthly

- Mary Wagner, PhD, Associate Dean, Berkeley College School of Graduate Studies

- Christal Young, Fashion Correspondent, FOX 5 New York

- Elana Zolfo, EdD, Dean, Berkeley College Larry L. Luing School of Business®

 

SHARE ON SOCIAL MEDIA: @BerkeleyCollege #WEW2017

 

MEDIA CONTACT: Press inquiries can be directed to Zachary Shaw, Senior Media Relations Associate, Communications and External Relations, Berkeley College, at Zachary-Shaw@BerkeleyCollege.edu or 973-278-5400, EXT. 1-1644.

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