Watch “Made in NYC” Discussion about TV Production Careers Live Today at 6:45 PM

March 15, 2013 12:51 pm Journalism, Communication, and Theatre Dept, Multimedia Center

Lehman College, in collaboration with the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, will present a “Made in NY” talk about technical careers in television production on Wednesday, March 20, at 6:45 p.m. in Carman Hall’s Multimedia Center. The talk, which is free and open to the community, will take an in-depth look at various behind-the-scenes jobs in television. Although space is limited, the event will be streamed live online at
http://www.lehman.edu/mmc/live-stream.php.

Speakers will include Glynis Burke, who has worked in the camera and electrical departments of such projects as The Hours, Unfaithful, and “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit;” camera operator Mark Brit, whose credits include “Rachel Ray;” and Kenneth Prins, an audio engineer at FOX. Todd Asher, first deputy commissioner of the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, will moderate the discussion. A question and answer session will follow the presentation.

Lehman’s own Department of Journalism, Communication, and Theatre offers a 42-credit major in multimedia journalism, with tracks in print, broadcast, and multilingual journalism. Students enrolled in the broadcast track take advantage of the College’s Multimedia Center, with its state-of-the-art video, audio, and post-productions suites.

The local entertainment industry employs 130,000 New Yorkers who work in film, television, and commercial productions. The industry also generates $7.1 billion each year for the City’s economy.

To learn more about “Made in NY” talks, visit facebook.com/madeinny.