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Get FREE Inside Access to Careers in Media, Entertainment & Technology!

One Day Immersion in Media, Entertainment & Technology in partnership with Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business, will be held online November 13, 2020.

You don’t want to miss this exclusive event.

From COVID-19 to calls for social change to dramatic changes in the media industry, the leaders of tomorrow need help from leaders of today.

Through keynote speakers, panel discussions, and one-on-one conversations, students from all around the country get savvy direction from industry leaders to build their careers in media. This year’s virtual conference taps into resilience to break through barriers in our disrupted world.

November 13, 2020
10am - 5pm ET
9am - 4pm CT
8am - 3pm MT
7am - 2pm PT

Virtual Live Stream
Access the event from anywhere in the world!
Event Schedule and Speakers

schedule subject to change

Event Schedule and Speakers

Session Topic and Time (ET)
Who's Speaking
MORNING WELCOME

10:00 am – 10:10 am
(pre-recorded)

ODI Board of Directors and Programming Committee


Session Topic and Time (ET)
Who's Speaking
BREAKTHROUGH:
THE BRILLIANCE OF RESILIENCE

10:10 am – 10:30 am
(live)


Session Topic and Time (ET)
Who's Speaking
STUDENT VIDEO

10:35 am - 10:40 am
(pre-recorded)

Hear about experiences and needs when pursuing careers in media, entertainment and technology

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Session Topic and Time (ET)
Who's Speaking
GEN Z: WE WANT YOU AND YOUR VOICE IN LOCAL NEWS!

10:45 am – 11:15 am
(live)

Presented by Spectrum Networks - Sponsor

Spectrum logo


Session Topic and Time (ET)
Who's Speaking
LET'S BREAK:
STRETCH + BREATHE PART 1

11:20 am – 11:25 am
(pre-recorded)

This simple breathing practice will give you energy for the day and help you focus.


Session Topic and Time (ET)
Who's Speaking
MEDIA + RACE:
EXPERIENCES FROM NAVIGATING CAREERS in MEDIA

11:30 am - 12:10 pm
(live)

Emory Walton, A+E Networks

Tamika Blockett, UM Studios

Uzo Ometu, Content and Technology Professional

Moderated by Sandy Nunez, ESPN


Session Topic and Time (ET)
Who's Speaking
FIRESIDE CHAT
LUNCH AND LEARN

12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
(pre-recorded)

David Zaslav, President & CEO, Discovery Inc. Interviewed by Jana Henthorn, President & CEO, The Cable Center


Session Topic and Time (ET)
Who's Speaking
COMEDY RELIEF
ROAST OF YOUR COLLEGE SELF

12:50 pm - 1:05 pm
(pre-recorded)


Session Topic and Time (ET)
Who's Speaking
LET'S BREAK:
STRETCH + BREATHE PART 2

1:10 pm - 1:15 pm
(pre-recorded)

Sitting all morning at computer? The exercise I'm going to teach you helps with
eye strain. But first, letʼs stand up and stretch!


Session Topic and Time (ET)
Who's Speaking
KEYNOTE/FIRESIDE CHAT

1:20 pm - 1:50 pm
(live)

Vlad Duthiers, Correspondent, CBS News, interviewed by Evan Shapiro, President, National Lampoon


Session Topic and Time (ET)
Who's Speaking
The Future of Ad Supported Media:
Endless Opportunities

1:55 pm - 2:25 pm
(live)

This diverse panel of experts will help demystify the world of advertising and ad tech in media. What it is and why it matters for an industry as a whole. Discover the key areas of the ad tech space. This just may be the right career fit for you.

(additional speakers to be announced)


Session Topic and Time (ET)
Who's Speaking
LET'S BREAK:
STRETCH + BREATHE PART 3

2:30 pm - 2:35 pm
(pre-recorded)

This is a great way to end your day, my favorite yoga pose. It is great to do at the end of your work day, or before bed. I like to listen to a guided meditation or mantra while resting in this pose.


Session Topic and Time (ET)
Who's Speaking
KEYNOTE WITH WONYA LUCAS, CEO CROWN MEDIA NETWORKS

2:40 pm - 3:10 pm
(pre-recorded)

Interviewed by Michael Smith, NPR


Session Topic and Time (ET)
Who's Speaking
INTERNATIONAL CONNECTIVITY:
HOW THE WORLD BECOMES SMALLER

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm
(pre-recorded)


Session Topic and Time (ET)
Who's Speaking
CONFERENCE CLOSING REMARKS

3:45 pm - 3:50 pm
(pre-recorded)

ODI Board of Directors and Programming Committee


Session Topic and Time (ET)
Who's Speaking
ASK ME ANYTHING EXECUTIVE ZOOM ROOM CHATS

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
(live)

Students will be assigned to a zoom room to engage with a new executive - 15 minute increments.

speakers to be announced


Sponsored by:

Spectrum logo

Warner Media logo

The Cable Center logo

Discovery logo