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Media Education and Career Paths

Beth Robinson

Beth A. Robinson, MS, Instructor/Chair, Communication Media Arts, 845-574-4425

Intended Audience: High school students and their parents who want to learn how to prepare for a career in the media.

Abstract: In this dynamic media and educational environment, it is more important than ever to plan and dedicate your resources wisely. This talk is designed to help you consider the challenges of finances, time and energy to plan and execute an educational path most likely to lead to a career in media.

About the Speaker: Beth A. Robinson, MS, is Instructor and Chair of Communication Media Arts. Formerly Vice President Broadcast Operations of CBS Radio Networks and Westwood One, as well as Senior Vice President of Network Technical and Broadcast Operations at Westwood One, she managed broadcast centers in New York, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles. She has been responsible for the technical support of products such as the NFL, including the Super Bowls, various Olympics, the Grammy Awards broadcasts, and for technical support of CBS News operations during breaking events such as NASA's shuttle disasters. Robinson earned an AA in Liberal Arts from RCC, a BA in English from SUNY Cortland, and an MS in Communications from the S.I. Newhouse School of Communications, Syracuse University, New York.

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