Middlebury

 

February 14-15, 2014

Five successful alumni – a documentary filmmaker, and senior executives at ABC, CBS and Discovery, and a recent grad at NBC – will be on campus on Friday, February 14 and Saturday, February 15 for panel discussions, networking, informal sessions, and more.  This is your opportunity to explore the fields of media and entertainment, hear about opportunities, and learn about pathways to success.

UpNext is the new series from the Center for Careers & Internships.  Explore opportunities, have face time with leaders in a wide variety of fields, and find out how to get where you want to go.

Schedule of Events

Friday, February 14

2:00-3:00 pm Professional-in-Residence Sessions
Richard Coolidge ’87 - Producer, ABC News
Katherine Davis ‘87     - Producer, CBS’ 60 Minutes
Axinn Reading Room
3:00-3:45 pm Information Session, NBC Universal
Christine Schozer ’13 – Production Assistant, NBC Peacock Productions

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3:00-3:45 pm Information Session, Discovery Communications
Rick Holzman ’87 – Executive VP of Programming and Strategy for Animal Planet and Science Channel

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5:00-6:15 pm UpNext: Careers in Media & Entertainment
A conversation about career paths and industry trends with:
Richard Coolidge ’87 - Producer, ABC News
Katherine Davis ‘87     - Producer, CBS’ 60 Minutes
Rick Holzman ’87 – Executive VP of Programming and Strategy for Animal Planet and Science Channel
Beth Levison ’91 – Documentary Filmmaker
Christine Schozer ’13 – Production Assistant, NBC Peacock Productions
Moderated by Timothy Billings, Professor of English and American Literatures, Middlebury College

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Saturday, February 15

12:00-1:00 Lunch and Networking with Alumni in Media and Entertainment  
  RSVP on MOJO required  (space limited)  
UpNext: Alumni Participant Biographies
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Richard Coolidge, Producer, ABC News
Political Science and French major, Middlebury College, Class of 1987


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Katherine Davis, Producer, CBS’ 60 Minutes,
Political Science and French Major, Middlebury Class of 1987




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Beth Levison, Independent Producer/Director based in New York City
Geography and Italian major, Middlebury College Class of 1991


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Christine Schozer, Production Assistant, NBC Peacock Productions
Economics major, Middlebury College Class of 2013



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Timothy Billings, Professor of English and American Literatures, Middlebury College
Panel Discussion Moderator