Are you interested
in you and a few of your peers having an intimate discussion with
highly-accomplished alumni from Bloomberg News? Itís a great opportunity
for students who are interested in journalism and communications career with an
award winning publication. A chance to have all of your burning questions
answered without the pressure of a formal networking event.
will have the opportunity to hear from several CC alumni including:
John Brecher, CC
John Brecher is
currently an editor-at-large at Bloomberg News. Prior to this, he enjoyed a
long and successful career at The Wall Street Journal. He started as the
Journalís Page One editor from 1992 until 2000, where he was responsible for
all articles and columns on the front page. During that time, the Journal won
seven Pulitzer Prizes for articles that appeared on page one, an unprecedented
streak for the paper. After that, John devoted much of his time to the
Journalís weekly wine column, which he wrote with his wife until 2009. Before
joining the Journal, he held the post of City Editor and eventually, Assistant
Managing Editor at The Miami Herald.
John earned a
bachelor's degree in English from Columbia College of Columbia University in
1973, where he was editor-in-chief of the Columbia Daily Spectator.
Robert is an editor-at-large
at Bloomberg News, where he has helped guide coverage of the global financial
Prior to joining
Bloomberg News in 2008, he was international editor of Fortune for seven years,
in charge of the magazine's Europe and Asia editions, as well as its global
He was also an
assistant managing editor of Life magazine, where he edited six special issues
and two books: "The Beatles: From Yesterday to Today" and "The Life
Millennium: The 100 Most Important Events and People of the Past 1,000
Years." Before that he was special projects editor at New York Newsday,
overseeing a team of reporters that produced many award-winning series; editor
of the Village Voice; a staff reporter at the Wall Street Journal, where he
covered legal and media issues; a freelance writer for Esquire, Inside Sports,
Rolling Stone, New York, American Heritage, and other magazines; and the editor
of MORE, a magazine about the media.
A graduate of
Columbia College, he was editor-in-chief of the Columbia Daily Spectator and
co-author of "Up Against the Ivy Wall," a book about the 1968 student
protests at Columbia. He also has an M.A. in American literature from Columbia
University and has been an adjunct professor at the Columbia University
Graduate School of Journalism.
writes about higher education, focusing on college admissions and financial
aid. Since she joined Bloomberg News in April 2008, she has also written about
the nonprofit testing industry, university presidents who sit on corporate
boards and the impact of the economic downturn on university finances. Before
joining Bloomberg News, Janet worked for The Associated Press as Newark
Correspondent, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and the Akron Beacon Journal.
She holds a bachelor's degree in history from Columbia College of Columbia
University and a master's in journalism from Columbia's Graduate School of
Jared Sandberg is
the editor of Bloomberg.com. He joined Bloomberg.com from The Wall Street
Journal, where he spent nearly 20 years reporting and editing stories on
technology, politics, religion, science, the environment, and personal finance.
He also conceived and wrote the Journal's weekly column Cubicle Culture,
satirizing office life. Prior to rejoining the Journal in October 2000,
Sandberg was a senior technology writer for Newsweek magazine. In 2003, Jared
was a member of a team of Journal reporters awarded the 2003 Pulitzer Prize in
Explanatory Writing for its work on the impact of corporate scandals in
in 1990 with a bachelorís degree in English from Columbia College, Columbia
Nick Summers CC
Nick writes about finance and the world of Wall Street for Bloomberg
Businessweek. He joined the magazine in August 2012 from Newsweek, where he was
a senior business writer. Previously, he wrote the weekly, Off The Record,
media column for The New York Observer.
Summers also worked for Newsweek from 2005 to 2010, covering the 2008
presidential election and contributing to the magazineís best-selling book, A
Long Time Coming. In 2006 he co-founded IvyGate, a blog about the Ivy League.
Summers graduated in 2005 from Columbia University, where he was
editor-in-chief of the Columbia Daily Spectator.Bloomberg News, which includes 1,900 editors and reporters in more
than 150 bureaus serving print and broadcast media throughout North and South
America, Europe and Asia, produces more than 5,000 stories daily on the
economy, companies, governments, financial and commodity markets as well the
arts and sports.
Bloomberg News provides content to the weekly Bloomberg
Businessweek and monthly Bloomberg Markets magazines; 440 publications in 65
countries; Bloomberg Television and Radio, a 24-hour network reaching more than
310 million households worldwide.
The Center for
Career Education, in partnership with the CCAA Career Education Committee,
presents the Columbia College Discussion Series, where select Columbia College
students have the opportunity to interact with Columbia College alumni from
different industries in a relaxed and informal atmosphere. This is an ideal
setting for students to learn the workings of the industries they are
interested in to advance their career exploration. Be sure to register early as
space is extremely limited.
Resume required? No.
Eligibility: This event is only open to current Columbia College students.
REQUIRED. All interested
students must apply by filling out the registration form. You will be contacted
as soon as you have been approved to attend.
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