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Miami Dade College, Discovery Communications and Miami-Dade County Public Schools Present: Media Careers…A Series of Career Exploration Panels

Media Careers...

Miami, February 1, 2013 - Discovery Communications, Miami Dade College (MDC) and Miami-Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS) are partnering to provide career exploration and job skills development opportunities for MDC and MDCPS students, including a series of Career Exploration Panels, beginning February 6 with a focus on “Media Careers.” Students will learn about the world of work, technical and soft-skills that are required, and hear first-hand about what it takes to pursue a career in the media industry. 

Discovery executives and other personnel representing broadcast operations, digital media, marketing, and programming, will share insights and experiences in the workforce and provide students with information to help guide their career paths.

About Discovery Communications

Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is the world's #1 nonfiction media company reaching more than 1.8 billion cumulative subscribers in 217 countries and territories. Discovery is dedicated to satisfying curiosity through 153 worldwide television networks, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Science and Investigation Discovery, as well as U.S. joint venture networks OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, The Hub and 3net, the first 24-hour 3D network. Discovery also is a leading provider of educational products and services to schools and owns and operates a diversified portfolio of digital media services, including Revision3. For more information, please visit

About Miami Dade College

Miami Dade College is the nation’s largest institution of higher education with an enrollment of more than 175,000 students. It is also the nation’s top producer of Associate in Arts and Science degrees and awards more degrees to minorities than any other college or university in the country. The college’s seven campuses and two centers offer more than 300 distinct degree programs including several baccalaureate degrees in education, public safety management, supervision and management, nursing, physician assistant studies, film, engineering, biological sciences and others. In fact, its academic and workforce training programs are national models of excellence. MDC is also renowned for its rich cultural programming. It is home of the Miami Book Fair International, Miami International Film Festival, the MDC Live! Performing Arts Series, the National Historic Landmark Miami Freedom Tower, a sculpture park and a large art gallery and theater system. MDC has served nearly 2,000,000 students since it opened its doors in 1960.

About Miami Dade County Public Schools

Miami-Dade County Public Schools, America’s fourth-largest school system with a diverse enrollment of 350,000 students from over 100 countries, offers innovative educational programs at its 435 schools, including elementary, middle, senior high schools and alternative, specialized and vocational centers. Students and their families have an active voice in choosing learning opportunities that foster academic excellence, school-to-career pathways and real-world learning.

Miami Dade College, Discovery Communications and Miami-Dade County Public Schools Present: Media Careers… A Series of Career Exploration Panels

  • WHEN: Wednesday, Feb. 6, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • WHERE: Miami Dade College - North Campus Lecture Hall, 2147 (Building 2) 11380 NW 27 Avenue

For more information about this event, please contact Mr. Barry Gordon at 305-237-1754 or


Media-only contacts:
Sue Arrowsmith, 305-237-3710,, media specialist
Juan Mendieta, 305-237-7611,, MDC communications director
Kai Hill, 305-237-3359,, media specialist
Alejandro Rios, 305-237-7482,

Miami Dade College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees.
Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Miami Dade College.
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