Month: March 2020

CNN talent coach prepares HNN students for their 1st newscast

CNN Talent Coach with students

Hunter News Now students honed their anchoring skills last week in preparation for their first newscast on March 11th.  

On-air talent coach Lennart Bourin told Prof. Sissel McCarthy’s students exactly what he tells the CNN anchors and reporters he now works with: be yourself and own the story. “The most important thing is to be authoritative and natural at the same time,” said Bourin, who spent 40 years in the news business as a cameraman, writer, and producer at NBC News, ABC News, Al Jazeera, and Bloomberg TV.

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MediaMKRS info session

MediaMKRS logo

Info Session for Hunter Film & Media Studies undergraduate students.

Weds, March 18 | 1PM | HN 502
Must RSVP to attend.

Hunter College North BuildingMediaMKRS is a new program in partnership between the NYC Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, CUNY, Reel Works, media companies and unions to train, credential and prepare talented New Yorkers for careers in media.

The MediaMKRS program includes:
– Sequential paid internships
– Intensive work readiness training
-Access to industry-specific job training