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PNYA “Post Break” to Review Personal Branding and Social Engagement for an Emerging Virtual Workforce


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Free video conference slated for Thursday, February 25th at 4:00 p.m. EST

NEW YORK CITY— With remote work increasingly becoming the new normal, the post-production industry is undergoing tumultuous change, obliging professionals in all sectors to rethink career strategies. In the next edition of Post Break, the free webinar series from Post New York Alliance, a diverse panel of experts will discuss the importance of personal branding and social media engagement to a reimagined workforce.

In a discussion titled “Leveraging Your Career: Personal Branding and Social Media,” FindSpark CEO and Founder Emily Miethner, I/O Psychologist and ICF Certified Coach Dr. Nicole C. Scott and editor/producer Steve Hullfish will discuss how the pandemic has altered employment models forever and what individuals need to know to thrive as virtual workers. They will offer advice on how to build a distinctive personal brand and how to use social media effectively to network and pursue career advancement.

In the second portion of the event, attendees will split into breakout groups to have their personal social media accounts and websites peer-reviewed by colleagues in the manner of speed dating. It will be a great opportunity to gain insight and ideas that can be leveraged into long-term career strategies. Attendees are encouraged to use the hashtags #BrandingNYPost and #NYPostVirtualYou in promoting the event.

The session is scheduled for Thursday, February 25 at 4:00 p.m. EST. Showtime Networks’ Candece Munroe will moderate.

Panelists:

Emily Miethner is Founder and CEO of FindSpark, a community dedicated to helping young professionals achieve career success. She also leads MCG Social, FindSpark’s consulting branch, which provides community management, event production, and millennial expertise to agencies and brands. She has been a featured speaker at The International Youth Leaders Assembly at The United Nations, SXSW Interactive, Lean In NYC, Internet Week, Time Inc, Columbia University, Princeton University, New York University and elsewhere. She is also an adjunct professor at the School of Visual Arts and Fashion Institute of Technology.

Dr. Nicole C. Scott is an I/O Psychologist and ICF Certified Coach involved in education reform, leader training and workforce development. She currently focuses on employee engagement, workforce development and community outreach for an international logistics company. She also develops solutions for small businesses and non-profits and is a thought-leader on coaching and team building. She is an Associate Certified Coach with the International Coach Federation, a Certified Professional Coach with the International Coach Academy and a Certified Gallup Strengths Coach. She earned a PhD in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from Capella University in 2012.

Steve Hullfish has been producing and editing award-winning television since the mid-1980s. He has written six books and edited six theatrical feature films (including two Number One New Movies in the U.S.). He has lectured at NAB, DVExpo and Avid Master Editor seminars. He has edited on Avid since 1992 and was named to Avid‘s first group of Master Editors. His clients include Universal Studios, Sony Pictures, NBC, PBS, Turner Networks, The Oprah Winfrey Show, Investigative Reports and Cold Case Files with Bill Kurtis for A&E, Jim Henson Home Entertainment, Major League Soccer, the Chicago Cubs, Wilson Sporting Goods and Exxon/Mobil.

Moderator:

Candece Munroe is a post-production coordinator currently working on an episodic series for Showtime Networks. Her previous experience includes work as a production coordinator, script supervisor and video journalist. She has been a promotional model and influencer, and has managed experiential marketing campaigns for companies including Samsung, Disney, American Express, NBC, CBS and the Super. In 2017 she participated in the Made in NY Post Production Training Program Cycle 2. She later worked for Final Frame Post as a client services coordinator before taking part in the HBO MediaMKRS Post Production Coordinator Training Program.

When:  Thursday, February 25, 2021, 4:00 p.m.

Title:  Leveraging Your Career: Personal Branding and Social Media

Register: us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMtf-CtpzwiHdGcpR1HZGaCTl9SIhOPtj18

Sound recordings of past Post Break sessions are available here: www.postnewyork.org/page/PNYAPodcasts 

Past Post Break sessions in video blog format are available here: www.postnewyork.org/blogpost/1859636/Post-Break

About Post New York Alliance (PNYA)

The Post New York Alliance (PNYA) is an association of film and television post-production facilities, labor unions and post professionals operating in New York State.  The PNYA’s objective is to create jobs by: 1) extending and improving the New York State Tax Incentive Program; 2) advancing the services the New York Post Production industry provides; and 3) creating avenues for a diverse talent pool to enter into The Industry.


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