From Side Hustle to CEO: Taking Back Control of Your Career
When is the time to risk it all and go out on your own? And when you make the jump, how do you stay true to yourself and your principles? Join our panel of communication entrepreneurs to discuss their professional journeys.
Facing an Uncertain Job Market: Networking with COM Alums
Covid-19 has caused a great deal of uncertainty for seniors and graduate students entering the job market this summer. Luckily, summer 2021 will maintain a much more active market than summer 2020.
Sports and the Work of Antiracism
Almost five years ago, Colin Kaepernick used his platform and knelt on the field to shed light on racism and injustice. Five years later, where are we? Where is the world of sports when it comes to the racial reckoning happening in America?
Storytelling for Social Good
Communications can ignite the change we wish to see, and no story is ever too small — whether it’s told through a film, a speech, a news report, or even an Instagram post. In this webinar we’ll be chatting with BU alumni, all expert storytellers for social good.
Current Trends in Managing a Crisis
Panelists explore how company executives face multiple difficult conversations simultaneously, how leaders have had to adapt, what companies are doing well and which are not, and how business, politics and public policy have intertwined in today’s world.
The Rise of Influencer Marketing
Why should a brand partner with a creator? What does it take to launch a successful — and authentic — campaign? And how will social media advertising evolve in the future? Former Hill Holliday chief innovation officer Mike Proulx leads the conversation.
Black Creatives: Getting Your Foot in The Door And Beyond
Black creatives have become more visible. Will that visibility lead to real power and influence? Or will our genius, our voices, and our culture simply be for the consumption and improvement of others? We explore these questions, and more.
After Hiring: Creating a Truly Inclusive Culture
We talk about the value of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, but hiring is only the first step. How do we create a truly inclusive and welcoming culture in a communications operation—a place where everyone can truly thrive?
New Challenges for Communication Leadership
In a challenged world, personal and business are now inextricably linked. Expectations are changing rapidly for business internally and externally, and chief communication officers are leading big changes at companies and other enterprises.
How Communicators Can Effect Social Change
In the wake of the murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor and the resulting protests around the world, people are closely monitoring how communicators tell these and other stories about all kinds of social change.
The Show Must Go On
Scripted shows are adapting in surprising ways to feed our need for video content despite the need for social distancing. Join us for a lively conversation about how studios are answering the challenge of producing great shows in a quarantine era.
Media Manipulation in an Age of Quarantine
Joan Donovan, Research Director, Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy, Director of the Technology and Social Change (TaSC) Research Project shares her findings.
What Does Sports Journalism Look Like With No Sports?
Missing your favorite sports pastime? Do you wonder what sports journalists do when there are no sports to cover? Expert journalists will discuss the future of the sports industry and the ins and outs of television, radio, and print media.