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January 31, 2017
A sure way to start the year off right is by polishing your professional presence. For help with getting started, about 40 NYWICI members and guests took that first step when they gathered for a NYWICI Night Out on Jan. 19, 2017, at Sarabeth’s...
January 30, 2017
Black leather chairs lined with gold legs. Addictive healthy snacks organized next to tote bags filled with magazines. Paintings that are somewhere between Basquiat and Close, positioned on opposite walls. This is no place for the traditionalist. It...
January 30, 2017
During NYWICI’s Behind the Scenes tour @ Vice Media on Jan. 21, 2017, our host, Liz Mantel, offered insight into the media company that brands itself as “the millennial whisperers.” Liz is an account executive who works with brands and agencies to...
January 30, 2017
NYWICI’s Behind the Scenes tour @ Vice Media on Jan. 12, 2017, was eye opening. Upon entering the building, I was hit with a wave of positive energy, and I was instantly recharged from the earlier happenings of my day. The environment is both calm...
January 30, 2017
Now a multinational, multimedia powerhouse, Vice began in 1994 as an independent magazine called Voice of Montréal with the intention of covering perspectives that were underrepresented in traditional print media. Twenty-three years, an expansion...
January 27, 2017
Tweet your links to us, using #NYWICIMustReads to be featured in next Friday's Must Reads Career For Female Journalists, Mary Tyler Moore Showed Us the Life We Wanted (The Washington Post) I Don’t Want To Be Superwoman (World Moms Network)  ...
January 20, 2017
Tweet your links to us, using #NYWICIMustReads to be featured in next Friday's Must Reads   Career Job Listings That Are Too ‘Feminine’ For Men (The New York Times)   Communications Inside Rachel Maddow’s Plans to Reinvent Her MSNBC Show In...
January 19, 2017
Whether you’re gunning for a promotion, a new gig, or a better work-life balance, there’s no better time to glean career advice and inspiration than the start of a new year. Hello 2017! On Jan. 25, 2017, NYWICI Young Professionals Committee hosted...
January 17, 2017
Since Steve Jobs unveiled the iPhone back on Jan. 9, 2007, one billion devices have been sold worldwide, revolutionizing the entire mobile phone industry. It’s not a stretch to say that the iPhone — which Jobs defined at its introduction as three...
January 13, 2017
Tweet your links to us, using #NYWICIMustReads to be featured in next Friday's Must Reads   For Women at Every Career Stage Remembering Vera Rubin: The Trailblazing Astrophysicist Who Confirmed the Existence of Dark Matter And Paved the Way for...
January 9, 2017
The panelists on the TV, Radio and Film breakout session at the 2016 Student Communications Career Conference agreed that it takes dedication to succeed in media. According to Senior Vice President and Head of Marketing at CBS Radio, Kenetta Bailey...
January 9, 2017
“How do you position yourself for a promotion?” is one of the most frequent questions that I’m asked whenever I speak at a professional development-oriented program. Not surprising, this tends to be a particularly hot-button topic as you prepare for...
January 9, 2017
Lately, I’ve been questioning my place in the communications industry. It’s hard not to think of it in a traditional sense: marketing, PR, broadcast, online or print. Since I’ve become a member, NYWICI has been pushing this umbrella term of...
January 9, 2017
What does it take to make it in the nonprofit and social services sector of the communications industry? Managing Director of TMI Strategy and DoSomething.org, Meredith Ferguson, doesn’t mince words: “We work hard and we work long, and it can be...
January 6, 2017
Tweet your links to us, using #NYWICIMustReads to be featured in next Friday's Must Reads   For Women at Every Career Stage Want A Raise In 2017? Don't Make These Mistakes (Ellevest) 14 Women Who Made Us Proud To Be Feminists in 2016 (Bustle)...

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