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
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.