Journalism, Publishing, Writing

2020 Feb 06

Digital Media and Technical Writing Pathways Panel

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Wondering how to utilize your STEM skills in media, writing, and journalism? Learn about entry level pathways and connect with a panel of Harvard alumni who are working in these dynamic roles! PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.

 

Panelists will include:

  • David Condon ’90, Development Producer, NOVA; Editorial Director, NOVA Labs
  • Christine Liu ’04, Innovation Editor at Harvard Business Publishing & Freelance...
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2020 Feb 11

What About a Career in Journalism? (Print, TV, or Radio?)

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138

 

What does it mean to be a journalist in an era of controversial issues nationally and reduced coverage locally? Does it make a difference if you work in TV, on radio, or for a newspaper? Keith Raffel, Mather’s Writer-in-Residence, will moderate a discussion with these three terrific journalists on their own career paths and their advice on starting a journalism career in the 2020s:

  • Jasmine Brown, producer for ABC News’ “Nightline”
  • Carrie Johnson, national justice correspondent at NPR, who also worked at the Washington Post...
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2020 Mar 02

Late Night Comedy with Karen Chee '17 & Nate Dern '07 (Webinar)

7:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Webinar
Interested in comedy writing? Karen Chee '17 and Nate Dern '07 will share their career journeys and and answer your questions about getting started in the field! Please note this will be a webinar. Karen Chee is a comedian and writer for Late Night with Seth Meyers. At Harvard, Karen lived in Quincy House, studied History & Literature, and did lots of improv and sketch comedy. She graduated in 2017 and now lives in Brooklyn with two nice roommates and one horrible cat. Nate Dern is a writer for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. He previously worked for Comedy Central, Funny Or Die,... Read more about Late Night Comedy with Karen Chee '17 & Nate Dern '07 (Webinar)
2020 Jan 28

Creative Careers Orientation: How to Find Jobs & Internships

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Interested in jobs or internships in creative fields like arts, advertising, entertainment, marketing, branding, publishing, and journalism? Come to this program and learn how to strategize and optimize your search in these fields, and how to conduct the networking that's so key in creative careers. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
2019 Sep 27

Office Hours with Nicky Weinstock (writing for film & tv/entertainment business)

10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Sign up for 1:1 appointments to discuss your aspirations, project ideas, or work in progress in the creative or business sides of film/tv/media. Weinstock is an award-winning producer and writer; earlier this year rom-com Plus One took top honors at the Tribeca Film Festival, and TV mini-series Escape at Dannemora (Showtime) received Monte Carlo TV Festival, Golden Globe, SAG, DGA, awards and twelve 2019 Primetime Emmy nominations.... Read more about Office Hours with Nicky Weinstock (writing for film & tv/entertainment business)
2019 Oct 18

ArtsBites: Daniel Rogers '12 [OFA / OCS Event]

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Office for the Arts, 74 Mt. Auburn St.

Time for food and conversation! ArtsBites is the OFA round-table discussion series with undergraduate students and visiting artists. On October 18, the OFA is partnering with OCS to welcome Daniel Rogers '12, who currently is a staff writer for the CW show In the Dark.  Rogers has an MFA from the Peter Stark Producing Program at USC and a BA in English from Harvard College, where he was manager of the Harvard Glee Club. A classically trained baritone, SAG Award-winning actor, and reformed pre-law...

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2019 Nov 13

So You Want to Write Fiction?

7:30pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

Mather House Senior Common Room

Have an urge to write short stories or a novel? Or maybe you just love to read them? You won’t want to miss two great writers discussing their fiction-writing careers. You’ll hear all—from how they got started to how they keep going—in a conversation moderated by Mather’s writer-in-residence Keith Raffel.

Laura van den...

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2019 Sep 05

Creative Careers Job Search Orientation for Seniors

5:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Seniors: Interested in jobs in creative fields like arts, advertising, entertainment, marketing, branding, publishing, and journalism? Come to this program and learn how to strategize and optimize your search in these fields, and how to conduct the networked job search that's so key in creative careers. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
2019 Oct 17

MEDIA, MARKETING, & CREATIVE CAREERS EXPO

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Cabot Library, Science Center
Join us for the Media, Marketing, & Creative Careers Expo! Career fairs and expos are a great way to meet representatives from different types of organizations, to learn about internship and full-time positions, and to discover exciting opportunities within the field. For more information about this event, including the list of participating organizations, please visit the Media, Marketing, & Creative Careers Expo website. Harvard ID required for entry.
2019 Oct 07

Nieman Fellows Clip Review Feedback

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Want to have an expert take a look at your clips and provide some feedback? Please submit up to three 1500-word clips ONE WEEK IN ADVANCE (September 30) to Amy DiGiovine (adigiovine@fas.harvard.edu); your clips will be forwarded to a Nieman Fellow, who will meet with you on 10/7 between 4:30-5:30pm for 20 minutes of feedback. LIMITED TO 12 STUDENTS. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND. Read more about Nieman Fellows Clip Review Feedback
2019 Sep 13

Harvardwood: "I Was a Showbiz Intern"

3:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Interested in the entertainment industry? Come learn about Harvardwood, your most helpful resource in your job and internship search! Learn about Harvardwood 101 and Harvardwood Summer Internship Program, and hear from a panel of students who've interned in the field. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND. For additional information see https://www.harvardwood.org/fall2019_infosession_101hsip.
2019 Oct 17

Media, Marketing, & Creative Careers Panel: Careers in Brand Management, PR, and Advertising

3:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Science Center Hall D (1 Oxford St, Cambridge, MA 02138)

In the lead up to Harvard’s Media, Marketing, and Creative Careers Expo, join a variety of working professionals to get their perspective on the importance of creativity. Learn about specific opportunities to use your creative skills in branding, marketing, advertising, and PR. Panelists can also answer questions regarding trends, changes, entry-level requirements, the difference between marketing, advertising, and PR, hiring timelines, and more! PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.
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2019 Oct 02

Building Your Storytelling Portfolio

5:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Alums whose careers rely on the ability to have strong storytelling and critical thinking skills offer advice about how to build your writing portfolio for the job market. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.

Panelists Include: 
  • Carolyn Libby MPA’16: Producer at WGBH/Beat the Press and Open Studio, former Podcast Producer at Harvard Business School
  • Gabrielle Patterson ALM ’20: Visual Storyteller, Events & Staff Assistant at Harvard University, former...
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2019 Sep 10

Creative Careers Orientation: How to Find Jobs & Internships

4:30pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

OCS, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Interested in jobs or internships in creative fields like arts, advertising, entertainment, marketing, branding, publishing, and journalism? Come to this program and learn how to strategize and optimize your search in these fields, and how to conduct the networking that's so key in creative careers. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND.

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