Apply for Weber Shandwick’s Media Genius Master Class

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Do you want to be a Media Genius? Weber Shandwick’s Media Genius Master Class: Fellows Edition is a premier learning experience for college students and recent graduates eager to sharpen their media skills and resumes during this turbulent time.

This five-week virtual deep dive — hosted by Chief Innovation Officer Chris Perry — will feature insights from media experts, interviews with special guests, and interactive experiences.

Learn more about Weber Shandwick, one of the world’s leading global public relations firms with offices in major media, business, and government capitals around the world.

Fellows will learn specific ways to enhance their media IQ – which is critical as COVID-19 accelerates and underscores media disruption. Topics for exploration include the impact of disinformation, emerging media formats, the shifting influencer landscape, the role of culture in PR and marketing, how brands are navigating major industry changes, and more.

Beyond class takeaways and networking opportunities with industry leaders and fellow attendees, participants will also have the opportunity to contribute to (and be credited in!) the Media Genius newsletter, which circulates to thousands of subscribers.

FORMAT:  Five one-hour online sessions

DATES:  June 24, July 1, 8, 15, 22, Wednesdays 11am ET

ELIGIBILITY:  Open to current college/university students and recent graduates

DEADLINE:  Accepting applications until June 5, Selected students notified by June 12

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By Sarah Cady
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