Join AWM SoCal for Speed Mentoring, Saturday, Feb. 20 - sponsored by SAG-AFTRA

13 Jan 2016 9:41 PM | Anonymous

Attend Alliance for Women in Media SoCal's SPEED MENTORING event --sponsored by SAG-AFTRA-- Saturday, Feb. 20 from 9:00 a.m. to noon at the SAG-AFTRA Plaza, 5757 Wilshire Blvd., 7th Floor, Los Angeles, CA. 

Looking to further your career in television and entertainment? Need some advice about a mid-career change? Or are you just starting out and want to make industry connections? 


Attend Alliance for Women in Media SoCal's SPEED MENTORING event - sponsored by SAG-AFTRA 

Los Angeles - Join Alliance for Women in Media Southern California (AWM SoCal) and its award-winning panel of television industry executives for Speed Mentoring, Saturday, Feb. 20 from 9:00 a.m. to noon at the SAG-AFTRA Plaza, 5757 Wilshire Blvd., 7th Floor, Los Angeles, CA. A distinguished panel of mentors will be on-hand to offer one-on-one career advice, coaching, and encouragement. AWM SoCal's Speed Mentoring is a television career development event sponsored by SAG-AFTRA.

AWM SoCal is the longest established professional association dedicated to advancing women in media and entertainment. "Our goal is to empower women in media," said Samantha Brown, president, AWM SoCal. "Speed Mentoring provides attendees with valuable tools and connections that can lead to a new job in the field or help take a career path to the next level."

Modeled after the "speed dating" concept, participants will have five minutes with each mentor before moving on to the next micro-meeting. Mentees can learn about different jobs within the field of television, how these professionals got their start and how to hone important networking skills. Introductions to the right mentor can provide invaluable career guidance and help to open doors.

Take this opportunity to make new connections in the television/broadcast and entertainment fields.

  • Swap business cards
  • Bring your resume
  • Get tips from the pros
  • Discover different types of broadcast jobs within television
  • Learn about job openings and internships
  • Meet contacts from executive search agencies
  • Receive AWM SoCal's recommended list of media job sites
  • Make new friends and professional contacts

This setting is ideal for students and young professionals, but does not exclude those already established who may be seeking a career change. It's all about meeting people, making connections and helping each other. All ages and career levels are welcome. Tickets are $20 for AWM SoCal members and $40 for nonmembers. Students will receive a one-year AWM SoCal membership with their $40 ticket. Space is limited, so register today at www.awmsocal.org/events.

About SAG-AFTRA:

SAG-AFTRA represents approximately 160,000 actors, announcers, broadcast journalists, dancers, DJs, news writers, news editors, program hosts, puppeteers, recording artists, singers, stunt performers, voiceover artists and other media professionals. SAG-AFTRA members are the faces and voices that entertain and inform America and the world. With national offices in Los Angeles and New York and local offices nationwide, SAG-AFTRA members work together to secure the strongest protections for media artists into the 21st century and beyond. Visit SAG-AFTRA online at SAGAFTRA.org.

About AWM SoCal:

Alliance for Women in Media, Southern California Affiliate (AWM SoCal) is the local affiliate to the Alliance for Women in Media, a national, nonprofit organization with nearly 10,000 community members. We extend membership to qualified professionals in the media and entertainment industries. Founded in 1952 as American Women in Radio & Television Southern California (formerly AWRT SoCal), our mission is to advance the impact of women in media by educating and acting as a resource to our members, the industry and our community. AWM SoCal is dedicated to empowering career development and driving positive change for our industry and societal progress. The Southern California Chapter of Alliance for Women in Media offers local benefits to its members.

For more information about the Southern California Affiliate of AWM, please visit www.awmsocal.org or email communications@awmsocal.org.

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Contact: Bob Gold & Associates for AWM SoCal;

310.320.2010

Kim Spence Dickey, Press & Community Outreach Director, AWM SoCal; 310.463.4201, communications@awmsocal.org

Click here to register.



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