Media Careers Online Series Ep. 7 Featuring Micheal Smith, CMO of NPR


Monday, August 17, 2020, 5:00pm to 6:00pm



All Students Register Here

"Episode 7: Michael Smith, Chief Marketing Officer, NPR

Monday, August 17, 2020

5:00 pm ET / 2:00 pm PT

Michael Smith is responsible for engaging new and diverse audiences with NPR’s programs, platforms, and brands.

He IS A SUPER STAR media executive, advisor and mentor, and brings more than 30 years of experience in entertainment brand marketing content, digital, and revenue generating brand extensions. He's created, launched, and branded multiple TV networks (including Cooking Channel and Food Network), and streaming services, developed and produced 80+ TV series, created many successful marketing campaigns, and extended TV brands into consumer products and experiences.

Michael has been an integral part of ODI's development since we launched, and one of his most favorite things about the program is engaging with you, our future leaders.

He earned his MBA in Marketing and Finance from the UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business, and received his bachelor's degree in Science, Technology and Society from Stanford University.


Michael will cover:

· Career Path

· Key Lessons Learned:

Build your skills while feeding your passion

Importance of relationships

Learning, attitude, and leadership to career success

· Two most important industry trends: Changing audience demographics Changing consumption behavior


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