Blogs

Aloud Blog

August 30, 2017
We're looking back at some of our favorite episodes of Coffee Break w/NYWICI, revisiting the compelling conversations we’ve had with some of the brightest women in media and communications. Our Episode 12 guest was Neha Gandhi. As of July 2017, she...
August 21, 2017
Despite advances made by women over the last few decades, many women still don’t use negotiation enough, according to authors Linda Babcock and Sara Laschever in their second book, Ask For It: How To Get Women to Use the Power of Negotiation to Get...
August 18, 2017
Tweet your recommended must read links on career, life, communications and technology throughout the week and use #NYWICImustreads to be included in our next Must Reads list.   Career/Life Five Ways to Build Your Brand for a Future Without Jobs (...

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

Lori Greene is Vice President of High School Programming for New York Women in Communications and Founder of LPG Enterprises, a digital marketing, content and training consultancy with clients such as Intel, Advertising Week, The New York Academy of...
Linda Descano, CFA®, is a past president of New York Women in Communications and currently serves as the organization’s Vice President of Strategic Planning. Linda’s day job is as Executive Vice President at Havas PR. An executive leader and a...
Meredith Long is the 2017-2018 President of New York Women in Communications and currently serves as Senior Vice President, News, Luxury & Style at Time Inc. At TIME Inc, she is responsible for developing the growth strategy for such brands as...