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Thursday, August 14 • 3:00pm - 3:50pm
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Develop the journalistic reputation, skills and niche that will move you up the hiring priority list. Generic doesn't get the job done and it doesn't get good jobs. Learn why you should brand your career and how to do it with dignity. Recruiters will talk about some of the tools they use and ways that journalists develop and convey reputations for signature work throughout their careers.


Brooke Camp

Sr. Talent Acquisition Partner, Coca-Cola North America Group
Brooke Camp is a Talent Acquisition Specialist and Career Coach who has help hundreds of professionals at all levels launch and grow their careers. She spent the last 8 years in media recruitment leading efforts for editorial professionals at CNN and most recently NBC News. Brooke now resides in Atlanta, GA, holds a position with the Talent Acquisition team at The Coca-Cola Company, and is on the National Governing Board for the Asian American... Read More →


Rob Doherty

General Manager, United States and Canada, Reuters
Rob Doherty is responsible for operations in nearly two dozen bureaus, including New York, Washington, Toronto, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco. He joined Reuters in 1987 and has previously held the positions of Washington bureau chief, deputy managing editor for the Americas, news editor for the Middle East and Africa, and deputy news editor for Europe, Middle East and Africa. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism... Read More →

Aric Johnson

Senior Talent Acquisition Recruiter, Gannett
(@aricjohnson) Aric Johnson has spent his career as a recruiter, educator, editor and reporter and has covered a range of topics including public safety, business, city politics and education. Most recently he was a breaking news editor with 12 News, azcentral.com and The Arizona Republic. In that role he also served as faculty with Arizona State University. Aric also has worked as a recruiter for Gannett's Talent Acquisition Team for more... Read More →

Lorraine Sembra

Manager of Talent Acquisitions, Turner Broadcasting
Lorraine Sembra oversees recruitment efforts for all of CNN Newsgroups nationwide.  Lorraine manages a team of recruiters handling editorial and operations and is responsible for developing and implementing strategies for the business. Lorraine also sits on the Diversity Council for CNN.  Prior to this, Lorraine was a Senior Recruiter for Turner Broadcasting.  She is based in the network’s headquarters in Atlanta, Ga.

Nirvi Shah

Deputy Managing Editor, POLITICO
(@NirviShah) Before joining POLITICO, Nirvi worked as special education and school climate and culture reporter at Education Week, covering school safety, health, discipline and nutrition. Her work exposed flaws in federal data collection about schools' use of suspension and expulsion and drew attention to the uneven use of these disciplinary practices. She previously covered education, then personal finance and consumer affairs, at The Miami... Read More →

Thursday August 14, 2014 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Grand Ballroom, Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown 999 Ninth St. NW, Washington, DC, 20001

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