Summer Series

The Summer Series is a virtual hub of professional development, networking and storytelling.

This 2-month Summer Series (June 1 – August 1) will support the learning and development of the entire THF talent pool through panels, workshops, speakers and cases studies. Participants will benefit from gaining a deeper understanding of relevant industry topics, diversity and inclusion, self-care, personal finance, and more!

The series also gives THF partners and supporters direct access to students and post-grad professionals.

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Week 6
Tuesday, July 7, 2020
4 p.m. EDT
Thursday, July 9, 2020
3 p.m. EDT
Thursday, July 9, 2020
12 p.m. – 5 p.m. EDT
Maximizing Mentor/Mentee Relationships: Hosted by ViacomCBS Careers in Marketing & Advertising
–  Video Investment:
Hosted by Horizon Media 
Case Competition:
Hosted by Hearst
Week 5
Wednesday, July 1, 2020
1 p.m. EST
Wednesday, July 2, 2020
3 p.m. EST
THF Support Sessions – Men
THF Support Sessions – Women
Week 4

Tuesday, June 23, 2020
4 p.m. EST
Thursday, June 25, 2020
3 p.m. EST
Time Management: Work Smarter Not Harder
with Daré Saliu-Ibiefo (Hosted by Hearst)
Journalism and Media Production
with TEGNA and THF Alumni

 

Week 3
 

Monday, June 15, 2020
2 p.m. EST
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
3 p.m. EST
Friday, June 19, 2020
12 p.m. EST
Creating Content for Live and Virtual Settings with Torian Salary, Ph.D. Self-Care: Boosting Wellness While Managing Stress & Anxiety
with Dr. David Rivera

How to Build & Design a Marketing/Pitch Deck with Cathy Mevs and Niko Dahilig with iCrossing – Hosted by Hearst

 

Week 2

Tuesday, June 9, 2020
4 p.m. EST
Thursday, June 11, 2020
1 p.m. EST
LinkedIn Essentials
with Tyrona (Ty) Heath
The Qualities of An Effective Communicator
in a Live or Virtual Setting with Alexis Holman

 

Week 1
 

Monday, June 1, 2020
2 p.m. EST
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
6 p.m. EST
Friday, June 5, 2020
12 p.m. EST
State of the Media Industry:
Executive Edition
Virtual Networking Strategies
with Christopher Taylor
Unpacking Unconscious Bias
with Cornell Woodson

 

The 2020 Summer Series is powered by THF
Board of Directors, Diversity PartnersStaff, and Supporters