September 2017 Letter from the President
Hello! I am thrilled and honored to be the new President of the Alliance of Women in Media, Dallas-Ft. Worth chapter. The mission of AWM is to advance the impact of women, young professionals and students who endeavor to work in media.
I started my media career started in 2001 as a media buying assistant at The Ward Group. From there I went on to buy at OMD and Mason and Moon and currently I am a Media Supervisor at Asher Media.
This year, I, along with the AWM DFW board, look forward to bringing the Dallas media community interesting and relevant programs, fun networking events, and, as always, an exciting Awards of Excellence Gala in the spring.
Thank you for your support, and I look forward to seeing everyone at the DFW AWM events throughout the year.
Below, meet our new 2017-2018 Board Members
AWM DFW President 2017-2019
The mission of AWM is to advance the impact of women, young professionals and students who endeavor to work in media and allied fields by educating and acting as a resource to our members and the industry. Your membership supports our student scholarships and educational events that in turn support the advancement of our industry. – click here to step up and make a difference in the media community.
Want to connect with or meet more people? Are you new to town and need a group to identify with? Then get involved by volunteering on a committee! Please contact our Hospitality Co-Chairs – Amanda Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org and Jaci McCollum at Jaci.McCollum@ncm.com.
Visit our website to learn about upcoming events, volunteer or join AWM.
Looking for a new position? Visit theCareer Corner!
UTA Communications Day, Tuesday, 10/24 - AWM will once again participate in theUTA Comm Day with a booth from 8:00am-1:00pm. Comm Day offers students a chance to network with top communication professionals who help students increase their potential of landing a career in communication. The theme for this years’ Communication Day is “Communication is Key: Unlock Your Future."
If you are interested in volunteering please contact Vivian Unger at email@example.com.
Battle of the Media Stars, Thursday, 11/2– We are looking forward to seeing everyone at BATTLE as we return to LEE PARK! This is a “field day” for adults, filled with loads of fun and outdoor competitions. If you are not participating, come out as a spectator to network with the media community and enjoy some beverages.
Look out for more information to follow…
Media Con, Saturday, 11/4- Learn from the Pros career fair sponsored by AWM-DFW, Dallas Film Commission, SAG-AFTRA and the media industry. This year’s theme is “Unleash Your Brand” attracting media students throughout Texas. Keynote speakers, and professional workshops highlight advertising, media, digital, journalism, gaming, business etiquette and more!
Booth sponsors: Adella Fremstad at firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteers: Vivian Unger at email@example.com