Comedians in Cars Getting Canceled

By: Leah Lane Today was the “official” final day of our trip. I say “official” because our flight has been canceled due to the impending storm. Tomorrow might be another unofficial day.  Today we were able to meet with ABC and the people behind the marketing of some of our favorite shows. We learned about each of the various…

Scripted vs. Unscripted

By: Sophie Kabel It was very interesting to hear how the process of unscripted vs. scripted television differs. Our first meeting of the day was at Gaumont, a universal film and television production company. We met with Leslie Belzberg who is SVP of scripted production and her staff. They gave us fantastic insight into the…

Networking in the Field

By: Sophie Kabel Today was a mix of tourism and networking. We were in the studios watching rehearsals and a live taping unfold before us. Talking to crew members, actors and directors while they were working was a very candid and authentic experience. We truly got to see the inner workings of the CBS studios….

The Suite Life of CBS and NBC

By Leah Lane Today was truly an exciting day. We had a late start at 11 a.m. which gave us all a couple extra hours to catch up on our sleep. We started at Bob’s Big Boy, an iconic diner (the Beatles ate there!) I have pretty high expectations for my diners coming from New…

Incredible Views, Improv & Ice Cream

By: Izzy Falkovich What a day it’s been! We started the day by visiting the Santa Monica Pier (which had me at 10,000 steps before 12 p.m.!) The pier had an incredible view of the Pacific Ocean, as well as some fun carnival rides and shops. Cassie, Sam and I tried iced vanilla cold brews…

Unexpected Finds

By: Sophie Kabel Today we got to experience LA in a different light. We got to choose our own adventure and we chose some pretty cool places! Amoeba Music record store was an impromptu visit which I will never regret. I love going to record stores and flipping through all the different kinds of music,…

“Decide what you want to do” – LA Day 2

By Sean McNally Our second day in LA was even more interesting than the first. We began the day by breaking off into groups of two and individually meeting with alumni currently working in the industry. Emalia Hinden and I met with Britt DeLilo, an editor who has worked with companies such as Sony, Paramount,…

PR can be fun – LA Day 1

By Sean McNally We’ve only just begun here in LA, and we’re already off to a fantastic start on Day 1! We began our day at Edelman, a PR firm that has worked with major brands such as HP, Microsoft, Sunkist, Taco Bell, Netflix and Activision. We spoke with Heidi, the senior manager of recruitment…