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(Photo by Julius Motal, for CCEM)

(Photo by Julius Motal, for CCEM)

Saturday, November 12, 2016

CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
219 West 40th Street
New York, NY 10018
30 minute lunch break (CCEM to provide lunch)
Instructors: Susan Farkas and Wonbo Woo

Sharpen your broadcasting skills, whether you’ve just started in the business or are simply eager to up your game. You’ll work on standups, narration and Facebook live at CUNY’s J-School Made in New York TV Studio, with guidance from Susan Farkas and Wonbo Woo.  Both formerly worked at NBC News and now teach video production at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.

In this day-long training, you will learn:

  • How to write for television
  • Sharpen your Narration
  • Presenting to the Camera: Standups and interviews in TV Studio


Registrants are required to give their credit card details. Your credit card will be charged $25 if you register then fail to attend. It is part of CCEM’s effort to ensure full attendance in this free training.


This training is being offered only to the members of community and ethnic media in the metro New York area.

Courses for the CCEM Digital Media Toolkit have been developed by CUNY J+, the professional development program of the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, and are funded by the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment.

Clink here to register


Susan Farkas:
susan-farkas-1Susan Farkas is a journalism professor and a freelance producer who has contributed stories to MSNBC, BBC, Al Jazeera America and United Nations TV.

She spent seven years as Chief of Radio and Television at the United Nations and 17 years at NBC News, where she was Senior Producer at Dateline NBC, Senior Producer for Broadcast Standards, and Executive Producer of Documentaries.

She started her career in her native Canada, producing radio and television programs. She has won six National Emmys and the RFK Journalism Award for Human Rights Reporting, among other awards.

Wonbo Woo:

wonboWonbo Woo is an Emmy-Award winning producer who spent the past year in Boston, where he was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University. Previously, he worked for three and a half years at NBC’s Nightly News, where he wrote, edited and produced news and feature stories. Before joining NBC, Wonbo spent more than a decade at ABC News, where he was a producer for Nightline and World News with Diane Sawyer, Charles Gibson, and Peter Jennings.

He also produced and coordinated special multi-platform series and segments, including the 2015 series “Transgender Kids,” and the Emmy Award-winning 2014 series “Hooked: America’s Heroin Epidemic.”

Clink here to register