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MediaCon 2017

November 04, 2017
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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Hall of State at Fair Park
3939 Grand Ave
Dallas, TX 75210


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Saturday, November 4, 2017
Hall of State at Fair Park, 3939 Grand Ave, Dallas, TX 75210


AWM-DFW, the Dallas Film Commission and SAG-AFTRA will host a Career Fair for college students majoring in advertising, radio, TV, Film, PR, media and allied fields.  The theme is Unleash Your Brand and Hall of State at Fair Park will be the stage for six top industry speakers including from the following fields: TV/Film, Advertising, Broadcast, Image, Creative, Gaming and Marketing!

Speakers include:

NorryLucky 21 Productions-NORRY NIVEN - Creative Director and Producer of Lucky 21 Productions.  A production company in Dallas, Texas that features multi-disciplined directors versed in all facets of production and media platforms. Norry's first feature film, "From Above" (2014), earned the Audience Favorite at SXSW. His commercial work was honored at the 2013 Addy's, AICP Show & Next Awards, winning Promax Best in Show in 2010 & 2011. He also wom Gold in directing at Promax in 2010 and 2011 and in 2012 won Gold in directing at New York Festivals. Earning six Emmy's for his promo work on Ray Donovan, Homeland, The Tudors, Dexter, Weeds and 24:Live Another Day, Norry's enjoyed work with celebrity talents and athletes Jon Voight, Matt LeBlanc, Don Cheadle, Claire Danes, William H. Macy, Edie Falco, Michael Sheen, Queen Latifah, Mariah Carey, Steven Tyler, Simon Cowell, Jennifer Lopez, and Mary-Louise Parker, Dwight Howard, Dwayne Wade, and Cam Newton. His work is on display in the permanent installation of the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

MartySocial Revolt-MARTY MARTINEZ - CEO and Founder of Social Revolt, a digital marketing agency based in Dallas with a presence in New York City, San Diego and Chicago. Marty is a seasoned marketer who is passionate about developing and implementing innovative marketing strategies to help his clients meet thibusiness objectives. Marty’s forward-thinking and extensive experience working with large brands like 7 Eleven and D Magazine gives him unique insight on how to remain competitive in an ever-changing digital space. He has presented and taught workshops at numerous industry events around the country. When he isn’t working, you can find him cataloging his adventures on Instagram via @MartyTakesDallas.

AnaUbisoft-ANA RAPHAEL - Senior Director US Sales.  A French video game publisher, headquartered in Rennes, France.  It is known for publishing games for several acclaimed video game franchises including Assassins Creed, Far Cry, Just Dance, Prince of Persia, Rayman, and Tom Clancy’s.

ScottLearfield Marketing-SCOTT HARDING –  Senior Director – Integrated Marketing at Learfield. Sports Marketing. Sponsorship Activation.  Learfield Sports empowers businesses and universities by connecting big brands to the excitement, passion, tradition, fans and fun of college sports, through customized marketing solutions and experiences.
Upon graduating from the University of the Pacific, Scott began his sports marketing career at Event Management & Promotions, Inc. in Santa Monica, CA.  At EMP he coordinated event marketing programs for corporate clients, including Gatorade’s sponsorship of the WARPED Tour.  To take his skills to the field, Scott joined GMR Marketing to manage mobile marketing initiatives at NCAA football, PGA and NASCAR events for Nokia, Pfizer and ALLTEL.  Upon his completion of graduate school at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Scott joined Genesco Sports Enterprises – New York to oversee MasterCard’s first foray into mobile marketing with the MasterCard PayPass Tour.  With extensive racing experience, Scott managed Motorola’s IRL sponsorship of Andretti Green Racing and Danica Patrick.  While on the Motorola account team, Scott led the NFL activation and strategy for the business-to-business side of the company.  Scott has demonstrated his versatility in sports marketing the support of clients like Pepsi, Kimberly Clark, Nokia Siemens and MillerCoors.
Currently Scott works at Learfield and serves at the Senior Director, Integrated Marketing. In this role Scott oversees the Research, Graphic Design, Experiential Marketing and Sales Innovations teams to support sellers across Learfield’s portfolio of 125+ schools. DOUGLAS OWEN is fascinated by personal style expressed at work. Obsessed, really. She is the founder and creative director of in which she explores this topic by profiling professionals about their style aesthetic translated in their appearance and workspaces. In this content, she also highlights the work habits and tools these individuals rely on for their daily accomplishments. Edie enjoys sharing workstyle and productivity insights by providing corporate presentations and workshops. She is a former retail creative director for a global beauty brand; a member of AIGA; and a Sustaining member of the Junior League of Collin County.

HollywoodRadio One Dallas-Robert Hollywood Rhodes is the Commercial Production Director Radio One Dallas, Hollywood is a former Stream Jock for Sirius XM Satellite Radio and Creative Services Director for iHeartRadio.  A well-respected radio personality and production veteran, Hollywood has worked as a major market on-air personality and commercial production director. He got his nick-name because of his velvet voice and his movie star charm. From Boston to New Orleans to the Big Apple, the black Clark Gable of the airwaves has worked at some of today's premier urban music outlets.
 Hollywood is also a top notch voice over artist. He has voiced several national radio and TV credits including: Foot Locker, The US Open, Monday Night Football, Nike, Right Guard, Spotify, Netflix and The WNBA.

Deborah FergusonMC Host!

Deborah Ferguson co-anchors NBC 5 Today weekday mornings from 4:30 a.m. to 7 a.m.  She joined the station in 1991 and in 2016, she celebrated her 25th year on air.
She’s earned professional recognition throughout her career including a regional Edward R. Murrow Award and a Gracie Award for Outstanding Anchor – News presented by American Women in Radio and Television.  Other honors come from  American Women in Communications, Association for Women Journalists, the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, the Texas Medical Association, the Dallas Press Club, and the Lone Star EMMY Chapter. 
Deborah’s time out of the newsroom is frequently spent at community and charitable events especially those focused on empowering girls through education.  She is a founding member of the Foundation for the Young Women’s Leadership Academy of Fort Worth. The nonprofit organization supports Young Women’s Leadership Academy, the first all-girls school in the Fort Worth ISD.
She graduated from Texas Christian University with a degree in broadcast journalism which set her on the path to achieve her lifelong dream of  becoming a reporter.  While in college, she interned at NBC 5 and joined the staff  just a few years later.

Continental Breakfast: 8:30-9am
Free parking is available next to the Hall of State.
Dress is business casual.
Bring 10 resumes.

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