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Why Attend?

The 2013 PASSHE Collegiate Media Summit is a statewide conference that offers communications, media, and journalism students from all 14 PASSHE institutions the opportunity to discover how to prepare for their future careers. 

The summit will offer presentations and activities specific to students’ media interest. Listed below are the panel and presentations that we will be offering:

Media Careers in Instruction and Training 

Nick Artman - Gannon University

Andrew Morris - Agilex Technologies

Working with Clients: Professional Etiquette

Zach Saeva - IUP Career Development Center 

Running Your Own Media Company: Small Business Tips

John Sproull - Tee-Riffik Screen Printing

Tami Mock - Premier Pixel

Ken Diem - K&K Photography  

Dave Altrogge - Vinegar Hill 

On the Air: Careers in Television

Barry Wade - WTAE-TV  

Personal Branding: Creating Your Professional Image

Shian-Li McGuire - Dicks Sporting Goods

Launching Your Career: Tips for the Job Search

Zach Saeva - Career Development Center 

The Message of Health: Careers in Health Communications 

Mark Richards - Indiana Regional Medical Center 

Vicky Ortiz - Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Telling the University Story: Careers in University PR and Promotions

Pam Wigley - Carnegie Mellon University 

Brittany Bopp - Carnegie Mellon University 

Abby Simmons - Carnegie Mellon University 

Nicole Wolford - Carnegie Mellon University 

Comics: Graphics and Illustration as a Career Option 

Mark Zingarelli - International house of Zing 

Newspapers: Careers in Traditional and Digital Journalism

Michael Henniger - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Jennifer Forrest - Small Town Life Publishing 

Promotions and Marketing in the Digital World

Dan Sprumont - Mine Safety Appliances 

Brian Bornes: - Youngstown/ Warren Regional Chamber

Ashley Reefer - American Adventure Sports

Subscribe to Your Future: Careers in the Magazine Industry

Kaitlyn Johnston - Boston Magazine 

Mark Zingarelli - International House of Zing 

Jennifer Forrest - Small Town Life Publishing 

Stephanie Mlot - PC Magazine

Marketing the Media: Careers in Media Promotions

Jonneé Tonsel - Turner Broadcasting System Inc. 

Kendra Reith - Clear Channel Media and Entertainment 

Making the Cut: Launching a Career in Video Production

Dan Sprumont - Mine Safety Appliances

Carly McLead - PMI  

Dave Altrogge - Vinegar Hill Productions 

Preserving Our History: Careers in Photo-Journalism 

Michael Henninger - Pittsburgh Post Gazette 

Capturing the Moment: Careers in Photography

Nick Artman - Gannon University 

Alex Mowrey - Slippery Rock University 

The Thrill of Victory 1: Sports Journalism

Matthew Burglund - The Indiana Gazette 

Mike Wilson - Mainline Newspaper 

The Thrill of Victory 2: Sports Broadcasting  

Tyler Graham - Root Sports 

Jack Benedict- St. Pier Group/Renda Broadcasting

Managing the University Image: Promotions and Public Relations in Higher Education

Michelle Fryling - Indiana University Of Pennsylvania 

Kenn Marshall - PASSHE

The Voice of Community: Careers in Radio  

Rick Bukoski- Forever Broadcasting, WUPJ-TV

Mark Bertig - St. Pier Group/Renda Broadcasting  

Action and Adventure: Careers in Games and Stimulation

Heidi McDonald - Schell Games 

Manoj Anand - Schell Games 

Michal Ksiazkiewicz - Schell Games 

Navigating the Digital Transition: Media Convergence 

Jason Lavan - The Indiana Gazette 

With so many professionals to network with in a multiple array of fields, you will find just the right information to help you plan your professional future!