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Opportunity. Direction. Inspiration.


The most engaged college students are the industry's future executives, thought-leaders,
technology innovators, and are changing the way media is consumed.
This is a highly motivated audience, searching for knowledge and opportunity
from those industry leaders who have paved the way.

Welcome to One Day Immersion

Building upon the momentum of the past ten years of producing collegiate lectures and forums, we continue to offer college students unprecedented access to top digital television executives. Through that connection, we provide executives exposure to the next generation of industry leaders, as they develop strategic relationships.

Stats: Cross-Country Participation


To date, over 5,250 in person and over 2,000 via live video streaming undergrad and graduate students, (representing Journalism and Mass Comm, Media Studies, TV, Film, Production, Business, Technology, Engineering, Legal, and Finance)

  • Over 120 colleges and universities across the U.S. (From UCLA to University of Colorado/Boulder, to UT/Austin, to DePaul University, to Purdue, to Lafayette College, to Smith College, to University of Florida/Gainesville, to The George Washington University, to North Virginia Community College, to Dartmouth College, and numerous New York area schools, to name a few)

  • With 130 media executives from a wide variety of career paths and disciplines, (Some of the companies represented include: A&E, AMC Networks, ARRIS, AOL, Bright House Networks, Broadway Video Group, Comcast Cable, Comedy Central, C-SPAN, Cox Communications, HBO, HGTV, IFCtv, Insight Communications, ION Media Networks, NBCUniversal, Pivot, Showtime, Sundance Channel, Time Warner Cable, USA Network) - Numerous successful job placements, internships and mentoring matches are being created. Sponsors have included: ARRIS, ION Media Networks, C-SPAN, HBO, The Cable Center, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Scripps Networks Interactive, Pivot TV, and A+E Networks, PromaxBDA, and Multichannel News




  • To create an authentic connection for the smartest and most talented media leaders, cable and beyond, with the best and brightest college students and recent grads
  • To produce forums and master classes where executives share their paths to their current positions, and provide insights, advice and opportunities into the innovative and fast-moving industry, and;
  • To foster strategic relationship opportunities for students and executives to build mentorships, help students develop a focused career plan, and ultimately, provide job placement for the student

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Executive & Advisory Committee

Executive Committee

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Craig Parks

Vice President, Programming

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Zenita Henderson

Senior Manager, Global Marketing

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Robert Miner

Miner & Co Studio

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Dolly Wolf

Dolly Wolf Enterprises, LLC


Advisory Committee


Leerone Anolik Director, Revenue Strategy & Analytics, iHeartMedia  More »
Stephen Kimmerling Senior Consultant  More »
Samantha Bloom VP, Consumer and Trade Marketing, Oxygen Media  More »
Caryn LoCastro Consumer Insights & Strategy Lead, Google  More »
Nick Borenstein Director, Development  More »
Susan Malfa Executive Vice President Sales and Marketing at Estrella TV / Liberman Broadcasting Inc. Media  More »
Delia Camasca Media Recruiting Executive & Producer  More »
Joanne Dant Owner/President, OSJD &   More »
Kathleen Finch Chief Programming, Content & Brand Officer, Scripps Networks  More »
Quentin Schaffer EVP, Corp. Communications HBO   More »
Steve Scully Senior Executive Producer, Political Editor & Washington Journal Host at C-SPANMore »
Erin Frederick National Development Director, Outward Bound USA   More »
Doug Holloway Media Executive   More »
Courtney Spence Founder, Executive Director Students of the World  More »
Andy Karofsky Managing Partner, SKMG Global  More »
Emory Walton VP, Distribution, A&E Networks  More »
Katerina Zacharia Managing Principle, Leadership and Talent Consulting, Korn Ferry More »



Annual Conference Program Schedule

October 23, 2015 | 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Registration now open. FREE ADMISSION!

The Michael Schimmel Center for The Arts at Pace University
Spruce Street, New York, NY 10038 (Limited Seating)

FREE ENTRY / Live Online Video Streaming*

*Can’t be there in person, tune in via live video stream at www.onedayimmersion.com


Students, you are tomorrow’s future executives, thought leaders and technology innovators. Don’t miss this very cool event that offers unprecedented access to some of the smartest people in the media industry. Invest in your future and leave with new ideas, new contacts and maybe even a new direction. 

The first 100 registered have access to the ‘Ask Me Anything: Lunch With An Executive’ session. Students can have an up close and personal discussion with a media executive over box lunches.

Check in and morning coffee with light snacks is from 8 am to 8:45 am. The full program begins at 9 am and includes multiple panels, career workshops, keynote speaker, networking opportunities, door prizes and afternoon snacks.

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Thank you to our NYC Sponsors (to date):

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What Do You Think?

  • “I especially appreciate the diversity of not only the panelists in terms of gender, race, age and experience, but also diversity of students. Students from community colleges to Columbia Business School were present, which provided a great opportunity to network and learn”

    Student, Columbia Business School
  • "I make it my duty to attend and participate in events like "One Day Immersion", because it is beneficial to anyone who wants a life after graduating college. This event for me is like the Military's Boot Camp, a training ground that teaches me the Do's and don't's in surviving in such a forever-changing world."

    Jannellee Forbes, Oral Roberts University
  • "Everyone involved said many times how valuable they found the day - students and the panelists alike."

    Industry Executive
  • "I spoke with my student this morning. She was over the moon about the whole thing. She really enjoyed her day and it sounds like she did a lot of networking. Thank you so much for making the opportunity possible."

    Faculty, Lafayette College

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