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Category: Guest Speakers

EPICS Roundtable Event Brings TV and Film Superstars to Northwestern

By Zach Hyman MSLCE students, alongside School of Communication undergraduates and MFA candidates, participated in the EPICS TV and Film Networking Roundtable Event on Monday, November 2nd. The event featured six film and television professionals who met with students in small groups during this speed networking event, providing advice and asserting questions. Their main lesson

Cubs Play-By-Play Announcer Talks Sports Broadcasting with MSLCE students

By Amy A. Ross   After a decade working as the Chicago Cubs television play-by-play announcer, Len Kasper has made himself an integral part of the local game-watching experience. “It was a circuitous route to get to where I am today, but I never wavered,” said Kasper, during a talk with students of Northwestern’s Master’s program

Syndio CEO Applies Social Network Analysis to the Music Industry

By Amy A. Ross Before he had even graduated from college, Northwestern University alum, Zack Johnson, was already cracking the social-media code. Applying network science to the creative industries, Johnson was helping upcoming music pop and hip-hop artists like Mike Posner and Big Sean rapidly grow their fan bases. How?