Peter Liguori will be the featured speaker at the 2014 Charles and Elaine Sherman Lecture.
Peter Liguori will be the featured speaker at the 2014 Charles and Elaine Sherman Lecture.
The event is Oct. 6 at 10 a.m. in Mitten Hall’s Great Court.
The president and chief executive officer of Tribune Media, he is also a member of Tribune’s board of directors. Liguori previously served as Chief Operating Officer of Discovery Communications. Before joining Discovery in 2009, Liguori served as Chairman of entertainment for the Fox Broadcasting Company. Prior to assuming that position in 2005, Liguori was president and CEO of News Corp.’s FX Networks since 1998, overseeing business and programming operations for FX and Fox Movie Channel.
Liguori joined Fox/Liberty Networks in 1996 as senior vice president, marketing, for a new joint venture, which now includes Fox Sports Net, FX, Fox Sports World, SPEED and National Geographic Channel. Prior to joining Fox, Liguori was vice president, consumer marketing, at HBO. He also held several positions in HBO’s Home Video Division, including vice president, marketing, and senior vice president, marketing.
Liguori also has experience as a producer of the widely acclaimed independent feature film, “Big Night.” Prior to HBO, he worked in advertising at Ogilvy & Mather and Saatchi & Saatchi. Mr. Liguori serves on the Board of Directors of Yahoo!.
The annual lecture is named after Charles Sherman, a two-time alumnus of Temple University, and his wife. Sherman, a member of the School and Media Communication Hall of Fame, worked in the industry as a television executive in West Virginia and Illinois and in academia as a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Indiana University-Bloomington.
Guests will be able to ask Liguori about his work during a Q-and-A session after the lecture. A reception will conclude the event.
(Monday) 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
1913 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19122
Dean David Boardman will return as the celebrity guest chef at this year's Homecoming Tailgate before the Owls take on Army before at Lincoln [...]
Dean David Boardman will return as the celebrity guest chef at this year’s Homecoming Tailgate before the Owls take on Army before at Lincoln Financial Field on Oct. 11. The SMC Alumni Association Board of Directors will be on hand to help serve burgers and hot dogs from 9-11 a.m.
(Saturday) 9:00 am - 11:00 am
As part of a number of job preparation events during the semester, the School of Media and Communication is hosting the Career Day as a major project to help kick start [...]
As part of a number of job preparation events during the semester, the School of Media and Communication is hosting the Career Day as a major project to help kick start your future career. It will be held from noon to 2:45 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 18, in Annenberg Hall’s atrium.
Career Day will feature a team of top media and communication professionals (listed below).
In addition to discussing career options with the panelists, registering for Career Day provides a free lunch and time to network with alumni who will host tables dedicated to your career interest. Lunch will start promptly at noon, followed by the career program, including a period for Q-and-A.
Please note that attendance at Career Day is mandatory to obtain a ticket to the first major Media Career Job Fair being planned for next March. That event is being designed to feature from 40 to 60 employers who are looking for interns and entry-level job applicants. In addition to the Oct. 18 program, the school and Temple’s Career Center will host a number of resume building workshops prior to the job fair.
The Career Day Program features:
Kathy is the president of Write Company Plus, which she developed based on her expertise as a newspaper reporter and columnist, a book author and television broadcaster. Begley describes her company as “soft skills communications training for a hard-wired world.” (Full bio)
The director of news and programming at KYW Newsradio, he leads a team of 70 on-air and newsroom staff. (Full bio)
As editor of the Philadelphia Daily News, Days will offer insight into what newspaper jobs will look like in the near and long-term future. (Full bio)
Jerry Klein (invited)
Klein is executive vice president, general counsel and chief technology office of Anne Klein Communications, a national public relations firm headquartered in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey. (Full bio)
The senior vice president of newsgathering for Al Jazeera America oversees the day-to-day news coverage for the U.S. news channel. McGinnis is a former vice president for news at CBS News and associate dean at SUNY’s Stonybrook School of Journalism, where she developed the broadcast and online programs when it opened seven years ago. (Full bio)
The best-selling author of 29 books, Robinson will offer tips to making a living as a freelance writer. (Full bio)
(Saturday) 12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Annenberg Hall, atrium
2020 North 13th Street
Harold Holzer, chairman of the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Foundation, will be the featured speaker at the 2014 Martel Leadership Lecture. The event is Oct. 22 at 5:30 p.m. in Shusterman [...]
Harold Holzer, chairman of the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Foundation, will be the featured speaker at the 2014 Martel Leadership Lecture. The event is Oct. 22 at 5:30 p.m. in Shusterman Hall.
His lecture is entitled “Lincoln and the Press: Master or Monster?”
Holzer is the author, co-author, or editor of 46 books on Lincoln and the Civil War era. His most recent are Lincoln: How Abraham Lincoln Ended Slavery in America (2012), the official young-adult companion book for the Steven Spielberg film, for which he served as script consultant; and The Civil War in 50 Objects, which traces the war through the collections of the New-York Historical Society, for which he serves as the Roger Hertog Fellow. His next book is Lincoln and the Power of the Press, to be published by Simon and Schuster in October 2014.
Holzer has also written more than 500 articles, published 15 monographs, and contributed chapters and prefaces to 50 additional volumes. He was won many awards for his writing, including a second-place Lincoln Prize in 2005 for Lincoln at Cooper Union, prizes from the Freedom Foundation, the Manuscript Society of America, and the Illinois State Historical Society, lifetime achievement awards from the Lincoln Groups of New York, Washington, Peekskill, and Detroit, and honorary degrees from nine colleges and universities. In 2008, Holzer was awarded the National Humanities Medal by President Bush.
Holzer also lectures throughout the nation. One of his programs, “Lincoln Seen and Heard,” with actor Sam Waterston, was staged and broadcast from such venues as the White House, the George H. W. Bush Presidential Library, the Clinton Presidential Library, the Library of Congress, and Ford’s Theatre. Holzer also appears frequently on C-SPAN and the History Channel, has served as an on-air commentator on PBS, NBC, MSNBC, and the BBC, and has performed in Lincoln programs onstage with such actors as Richard Dreyfuss, Holly Hunter, Diane Wiest, Liam Neeson, Norm Lewis and Stephen Lang.
In professional career, Holzer serves as Senior Vice President for Public Affairs at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, where he has worked for the last 22 years following more than two decades in public relations in government, politics and television. He and his wife, Edith, who live in Rye, New York, have two grown daughters and a grandson.
(Wednesday) 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
1834 North Park Mall, Philadelphia, PA
Faculty members and students are invited to attend this panel discussion on successfully getting research published. The panelists are: NSF Grant Proposals Hector Postigo Associate Professor, Media Studies and Production Book Proposals Carolyn Kitch Professor, Journalism Fulbright Fellowship [...]
Faculty members and students are invited to attend this panel discussion on successfully getting research published.
The panelists are:
NSF Grant Proposals
Associate Professor, Media Studies and Production
Fulbright Fellowship Proposals
Department Chair, Media Studies and Production
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, School of Media and Communication
(Wednesday) 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Annenberg Hall, Room 202
2020 North 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA
Are you a sports journalist or do you want to be? The third Temple Sports Journalism Summit will be held Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, in the Howard Gittis [...]
Are you a sports journalist or do you want to be? The third Temple Sports Journalism Summit will be held Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, in the Howard Gittis Student Center South, Room 200AB at 12th and Montgomery streets in Philadelphia on Temple University’s Main Campus. This year’s event features Sports Illustrated‘s Monday Morning Quarterback Peter King.
The cost is a mere $5, which includes breakfast and lunch!
8 to 8:45 a.m.: Registration and continental breakfast
8:45 a.m.: Welcome
9 to 10 a.m.: The Art of the Interview
Ron Burke, Comcast SportsNet anchor/reporter
Jon Jonson, WIP Host & Sixers, Phillies Reporter
Mike Sielski, Philadelphia Inquirer
10:15 to 11:15 a.m.: Social Media for Sports Coverage
Ryan Lawrence, Philadelphia Daily News
Anna Orso, BillyPenn.com
Leslie Gudel, Comcast SportsNet
Howard Bryant, ESPN.com and ESPN: The Magazine
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: Job & Internship Fair
12:30 – 1:30 p.m.: Lunch
1:30 – 2:30 p.m.: Keynote speaker, Peter King, Sports Illustrated
2:45 – 3:45 p.m.: The Voices of Philadelphia Sports
Merrill Reese, Eagles
Mark Zumoff, 76ers
Jim Jackson, Flyers
Scott Franzke, Phillies
Paid parking is available in a visitor lot – entrance is on 11th just north of Montgomery.
You can also get here by a train, subway or bus.
Event hashtag: #tusjs14
If you can’t make it, all the sessions will be streaming here: http://templetv.net/watch-live/
(Monday) 8:00 am - 3:45 pm
Howard Gittis Student Center, Room 200AB
12th and Montgomery, Philadelphia PA 19122
It's "Pomp and Circumstance" time for the School of Media and Communication's winter graduates. Students completing all requirements during the Fall 2014 semester or who have graduated in August 2014* are [...]
It’s “Pomp and Circumstance” time for the School of Media and Communication’s winter graduates.
Students completing all requirements during the Fall 2014 semester or who have graduated in August 2014* are invited to attend. Graduates may only attend one school Graduation Ceremony as well as university-wide May Commencement.
*Please note: If you petitioned to walk in the May 2014 ceremony, you are not eligible to attend the Winter Graduation Ceremony.
Visit smc.temple.edu/graduation for details.
(Thursday) 11:00 am - 11:00 am
Temple Performing Arts Center
1837 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122
SMC Student Affairs/Advising Center