Week 2 Practice: Networking Events & Organizations

For this assignment, I was required to research one media industry conference and one media industry organization that align with my career goals. The purpose of doing this is for me to develop networking opportunities and allow me to stay informed about the latest trends, topics and even standards of my chosen career field. The industry conference…

Week 2 Exploration: Building a Target List

This assignment required me to research and identify companies in my area that I may want to apply to work at. By preparing a targeted list, I can gain focus and prepare myself for an interview. Even though some of the companies do not have posted job listings, I can use the information to begin…

Week 1 Project: A Tailored Resume

For this assignment, I was asked to tailor my resume for a specific job posting. I chose an Associate Producer position at HSN. To create a job-specific resume I utilized JobScan. My original resume returned a 43% job scan pass rate. After reviewing the results and watching Steve Harris’s Designing a resume tutorial, I updated my…

Week 1 My Media Story Script

For this assignment, I have to create a rough draft of a script that explains my media story for a project due next week. Writing this out will help me in my pre-production process so I can assess what I want, what I have, and what assets I still need to create. My Media Story…

Week 1 Analysis Discussions: My LinkedIn Profile

For this activity, we had to update our LinkedIn account using best practices. This assignment helps us to understand the importance of using our existing networks as we look for future employment. Here is a link to my LinkedIn page. Enjoy. Before my update: After my update: Before my update: After my update:

Week 1 Practice: A Tailored Cover Letter

For this assignment, we were asked to write a specific cover letter for a job description that we researched. I chose to write my cover letter for a career opportunity at HSN. I began by creating a TagCrowd of the job description and then tailored my cover letter to fit.     Bellow is my completed cover letter…

Week 1 Practice: Branded Professional Touch Points

For this assignment, we were to update our professional touchpoints. This practice activity is to help us refresh our personal brand image to the public. Business Card:   Professional Email: dallesandra@gmail.com Professional Email Signature: My Bio: I moved to Florida at a young age and have grown into the Southern hospitality lifestyle. I believe that…

Week 1 Exploration: Identifying Industry Jobs and Keywords

This week we had to create a presentation that identified an industry job and find keywords the employer would be searching for. This assignment was created to help us better understand how applicant tracking systems can affect our chances of getting an interview. It gives us insight on how to include words the employer is…

Media Anthropology WK 2 Project

North Korea is one of the world’s most repressive countries. The state has total control over all information that comes in or out and the Kim dynasty denies basic rights and freedoms to their people. The masses live in fear every day. They are born into a society where manipulation and “brainwashing” are all that…

Media Project Part 4 – Final Edits

Link to my completed website At the start of this month I was very nervous about how my completed assignment would turn out. As I started working on my project I realized still had so much to learn. I do not understand why my brain is having such a mental block when it comes to websites. I…

Media Project Part 3 – Refined Draft

MY WEBSITE I have a long way to go still to make this site what I would really like it to be, but I am proud of what I have accomplished so far. I have included al the navigation and linked all the external social media platforms. The design colors and fonts were picked to…