Author Archives: Alicia Gomez

About Alicia Gomez

Hi! Come see me if you want to discuss career options in the Arts, Media, and Communications. I encourage students to reflect on their various interests and strengths when starting to explore possible career paths. I am available to chat about industry trends and practical skills while also sharing my own professional experiences, lessons learned, and insights.

Future Now Leadership Talk with AMC Networks President of Marketing Linda Schupack on Wednesday, September 23

FUTURE NOW Leadership Talk
Wednesday, 9/23, 12p – 1:30p
FUTURE NOW Leadership Talk kicks off Fall 2020 with special guest, Linda Schupack, President of Marketing at AMC Networks Entertainment Group.  Join them for a let’s get real conversation with one of today’s top leaders in media. Free for students!

In her role, Linda Schupack oversees all marketing functions for AMC, BBC AMERICA, SundanceTV, and IFC. Her innovative marketing leadership has played a crucial role in expanding the network’s audience, as well as solidifying its spot in the lexicon of pop culture and in television history.  Most recently, Linda helped shepherd The Walking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead, Better Call Saul and Into the Badlands to history-making ratings success.  The Walking Dead is the highest-rated basic cable program of all time, while Fear the Walking Dead, Better Call Saul and Into the Badlands stand as the #1, #2 and #3 top cable series premieres of all time in live / same day viewing.

Linda will share about her personal career journey from finance to becoming one of the most creative and respected marketers in the media industry.  They will also talk about the creative process, the ways that she and her team at AMC Networks have been navigating change, how their marketing strategies and messages have evolved, where marketing trends are going, and what leadership qualities and skills she believes future leaders need to succeed.

Please post your questions to Linda here and they will do their best to cover them in the talk.

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Password:  FN2020

Playwrights on Writing for Young Audiences: A Partnership Between TCG-NEA-TYA/USA

In honor of National Arts in Education Week (September 13 – 19, 2020), Theatre Communications Group (TCG) invites you to join on Thursday September 17th at 4pm ET (1pm PT) for a special presentation they’ve arranged in partnership with the NEA celebrating the importance of Theatre for Young Audiences.

Tune in to watch a virtual roundtable of playwrights (and parents!) Idris Goodwin, Lauren Gunderson, and Alvaro Saar Rios speak on their experiences writing for young audiences, what the work means to them in light of the pandemic and newly energized movements for racial justice, and the great responsibility that comes with writing plays for the next generation of citizens and theatre-goers.

This is a free event, but you must register in order to receive the Zoom link. ASL and closed captioning will be available, and they encourage you to reach out to if you have additional access needs they can help support.

Click here to register for the event!

2020 Lime Connect Virtual Recruitment Receptions

The Lime Network is an exclusive resource for university students, and professionals – including veterans – who happen to have disabilities.  To qualify for membership in The Lime Network, you must be a person with a disability

Lime Connect is excited to launch their first virtual recruitment event series! Their partners BlackRock, Bloomberg, EY, Goldman Sachs, Google, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Microsoft, PwC, Sony and Unilever are seeking to connect with Lime Network members for outstanding opportunities available for current undergraduate, MBA, Master’s and Ph.D. students as well as experienced professionals. Attendance is limited to maximize the opportunity, so apply now!

Communications, Media, Creative
(Students/New grads/Professionals) 

Date: Thursday, October 8, 2020 

Deadline to apply: September, 30th at midnight PST/3am EST 

It is FREE to join! Click here to become a Lime Network member today!