The PGA East Employment Committee invites you to...
NAVIGATING THE GATES OF HUMAN RESOURCES:
THE INSIDE SCOOP ON HOW TO GET THE JOB
Monday, September 19
6:30pm - Doors open
7:00pm - Event begins, followed by a networking mixer
633 Third Avenue, 16th Floor
Join us for a panel discussion with top executives in broadcast H.R., focusing on getting hired in a corporate setting. Panelists will provide tips & tricks on how to secure an interview with HR, find the decision makers, and keep your resume above the rest. They will show why a simple letter of inquiry or online application is never enough.
Invite for PGA members and student members only, no guests.
Talia Williams leads The CNN Recruiters. Her team hires off-air talent for CNN, CNN Digital, CNN International, CNN en Español and HLN. Before the move to Talent Acquisition, Talia was a Producer in various newsrooms around the country including NBC, Fox Business and HLN. She is based in New York City.
Mary Noonan is the Vice President of Talent Development at ABC News where she works to identify and recruit on- and off- air talent, as well as develop ABC News employees’ talents and careers. Prior to joining ABC News in 2014, Noonan was a senior producer at CNBC in the long form unit where she oversaw and produced one hour documentaries for primetime. Noonan spent most of her career at CBS News spending 23 years in a variety of roles. She started out in 1988 as an assistant at the newsmagazine, “West 57th,” then moved on to “60 Minutes”, and later “48 Hours” before being named Director of Talent Development for CBS News. She is the recipient of Emmy Awards for Outstanding Coverage of a Continuing News Story (about Down syndrome) and for Outstanding General Coverage of a Single Breaking News Story (the Midwest floods).
Brent Sudduth is currently Senior Director, Executive Search for NBCUniversal. Prior to NBCU, he was Director, Talent Acquisition for MTV Networks/Viacom and an Executive Recruiter at MLSearch Partners. Before entering the world of search, he worked in both development and production for FX Networks, Pseudo Programs and a number of production companies. He started his creative career working as an actor for close to 20 years, was a men’s gymnastics coach and national judge for 9 years and is the author of 11 children’s books in publication. He’s an Atlanta native, graduate of Georgia State University and has earned his Masters of Fine Arts degree from the University of Southern California.
Crystal Johns (moderator) is a broadcast news agent with UTA’s Bienstock agency. Prior to this, Johns was the Director of Talent Development and Diversity at CBS News where she was responsible for recruiting talent for the Division and for the oversight of employee development and mentoring programs. Johns joined CBS News in 2006, after serving as coordinating producer for Allen/Nee Productions, where she headed projects for CNN Newsource. Before that, she was the special projects manager for the CBS-owned station WJZ-TV in Baltimore. Johns is the recipient of numerous Emmy and National Association of Black Journalists awards.
Special thanks to Retro Report for hosting this event