Want to review a Big Apple restaurant alongside a professional foodie? Shoot Times Square with a New York Daily News photographer? Talk print vs. multimedia with New York Times designers? How about create a nonfiction comic? Learn how to write comedy for TV? Get your portfolio, show, website or pub critiqued? Plan your career path or pick the brain of an experienced pro? Brainstorm with peers from across the country? Decide how to cover sex, suicide, sports and all the news that’s fit to print? Delve into ethics, diversity and law? Network with speakers from Reuters, Google, Clear Channel Media, Entertainment Weekly, the Latin Post, Nickelodeon, People, Sound Exchange, New York Times Magazine, HuffPo, MediaStorm, ESPN, SPJ, ABC, SPLC, NBC, ACES, AP, SPD, CBS, CSPA, SND and most of the other media acronyms you can remember? Take a carriage ride around Central Park? Shop on Fifth Avenue? Snap a selfie on the big piano at FAO Schwarz? Shop in Chinatown? See a Broadway show? Visit Ellis Island, walk across the Brookyln Bridge, stand on the top of the Empire State Building? We could do this all day, but you get the point. The College Media Association's Spring National College Media Convention offers 250 sessions, special events, activities and extras that you just can’t get anywhere else — just like the city itself welcomes you with attractions, landmarks, food, movie moments and more that you won’t find outside of its boundaries. NYC15 has it all, and it’s waiting for you.
This is the experience of a lifetime. Come get it.