Blogs

Aloud Blog

February 20, 2018
The growth of the media industry has many plus sides: it broadens accessibility for consumers who have more options to choose from, and it provides more platforms for producers to create content. But with this increase in consumption and production...
February 13, 2018
At the start of a new year, many people find themselves setting goals for their lives, whether that be financially, professionally, or mentally. And while striving for more is productive, many end up feeling overwhelmed and unsure of where to start...
February 9, 2018
As the conversation around equality in the workplace continues to heat up, professionals are asking what they can do to close the gender gap in their industry. For a unique perspective on this discussion, join us as Joanne Lipman shares from her...

Student Blog

December 24, 2015
  Having a career in broadcasting is not easy, but can definitely be rewarding, according to the women on the “Television & Radio Broadcasting” panel at NYWICI’s 2015 annual Student Career Conference. Many of the panelists described how they...
December 22, 2015
  Okay, don’t get me wrong, there is actually no direct way to buy your way into the industry. However, the power of coffee is extremely underestimated.     This idea was first brought to my attention last fall, when Ithaca’s College chapter of...
December 20, 2015
  Moderated by Doreen Naor, manager of Brands and Organizations and director of the Academy, the Lifestyle and Entertainment panel proved to be a successful session with inspirational insights from women in the industry. To start, Doreen asked the...

Hot Topic

Several months after two former interns sued Condé Nast with claims they were paid less than $1/hour for their internships at W and The New Yorker, the media company announced that they would discontinue their internship program in 2014. The news...
Did you catch the new skit with Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake acting out a conversation spoken in “tweet?” #amazing. Jimmy and JT took a casual conversation to a whole new level, speaking out loud in the way many people write on their social...
As the conversation about women in the workplace continues to reach new heights, this week, New York Women in Communications brought together an impressive cross-generational panel to share their insight on what it takes to successfully navigate the...

Interviews

Joan Rivers, an internationally-acclaimed personality, passed away on Sept. 4, 2014, in Manhattan at age 81, following complications from a medical procedure. Joan succeeded in shattering many glass ceilings over the years, starting with stand-up...
NYWICI member Eunic Ortiz was a delegate at this year's Democratic National Convention. We asked her to tell us about that experience.  When did you develop your interest in politics? I first moved to New York City in 2008. I was working in...
As you’ve all probably noticed, the use of stories and storytelling is emerging as a powerful communications tool and becoming integral to how communicators define their content marketing approach. While we’ve all seen or experienced the use of a...

Spotlight On

Julia is a New York Women in Communications scholarship winner and the co-chair of the Young Professionals Committee. She is a Senior Account Executive at Meredith Xcelerated Marketing where she manages B2B and tech accounts. Julia previously served...
Tammy is a New York Women in Communications scholarship winner and CEO/co-founder of She’s the First, a nonprofit that supports girls — who will be first in their families to graduate high school — and trains students everywhere to be global leaders...
Chelsea is a producer and editor for the Coffee Break w/ NYWICI podcast, two-time NYWICI Foundation scholarship winner and a member of the Operations and Compliance team at Betterment for Business, the 401(k) offering of Betterment. Why she does...