Entertainment / Media / Sports

Welcome to Fordham University Gabelli School of Business’ Entertainment, Media & Sports Community! Here you’ll find resources such as blogs, events, and resources specific to all things “media related” to help you embrace your career and academic journey and explore Fordham’s career resources in one central space.

Entertainment and Media are broad industries that that include information/entertainment (film, print, radio, TV, new media), sports, news and advertising. The top 10 media and entertainment companies are The Walt Disney Company, 21st Century Fox, Direct Group Holdings (DIRECTV), Time Warner Inc., NBC Universal, National Amusements Inc., CBS Corporation, Viacom Inc., News Corporation, and TEGNA Inc. The U.S. media and entertainment industry contributes more than $632 billion to the economy and represents a third of the global industry.

Career opportunities in this industry can take a variety of forms, with MBA/business roles in many functions including Marketing, Accounting, Finance and project management –as an MBA/graduate business student, you will be much more business person than entertainer. Being passionate about your job and the field is welcome here.

Many consider this a glamorous field, so there are far more job candidates than there are jobs to fill so entry level salaries may be low and graduate degrees, including MBAs, are not required. On the positive side, with increased skill and experience comes more responsibility and higher wages.

The Daily – Podcast

The Daily is a New York Times podcast, aired daily.

https://www.nytimes.com/column/the-daily

“This is how the news should sound. Twenty minutes a day, five days a week, hosted by Michael Barbaro and powered by New York Times journalism.”

By Mariana Oliveira
Mariana Oliveira
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Bouncing Back from a Job Rejection

“Your resume was flawless, you made it through multiple rounds of interviews, you wrote the perfect thank-you notes, you’re sure you have the job in the bag, and then…”

 

From Firsthand (formerly Vault).

By Frank Graziano
Frank Graziano Technology Manager
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PechaKucha Presentation Style

PechaKucha 20×20 is a fast-growing storytelling technique, used around the globe to create powerful, visually compelling stories that move audiences in less than 7 minutes. 20 slides and 20 seconds of commentary per slide. That’s it. Simple. Quick. Spurring authentic …

By Anjani Shah
Anjani Shah
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CareerPath Tip – Student Calendar

 

In case you haven’t noticed, there’s a new feature in CareerPath called the Student Calendar. It’s a calendar page that displays your booked Career Advising appointments, Events you’ve registered for, and OCIs that you’ve scheduled. For a quick intro …

By Frank Graziano
Frank Graziano Technology Manager
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Leadership Lessons from 15 Women Founders & CEOs

At the time of writing, women are the CEOs of 41 companies of the Fortune 500; for anyone not looking to do math today, that’s about 8%. And that distressingly low number is actually higher than its ever been. The …

By Vault Careers - Firsthand
Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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