These Programs Are Jumpstarting Students’ Careers, Diversity In Media

Chicago State University partners with companies like CineSpace, the Chicago Dramatists and Leo Burnett to facilitate hands-on work experience for students of color.

CSU Media
Kamesha Kahn, Malcom Conyers, and Christine List weigh in on the most important factors for students of color to succeed in the media and entertainment fields. WBEZ Reset/Claire Hyman
CSU Media
Kamesha Kahn, Malcom Conyers, and Christine List weigh in on the most important factors for students of color to succeed in the media and entertainment fields. WBEZ Reset/Claire Hyman

These Programs Are Jumpstarting Students’ Careers, Diversity In Media

Chicago State University partners with companies like CineSpace, the Chicago Dramatists and Leo Burnett to facilitate hands-on work experience for students of color.

Representation continues to be at the forefront of conversations about the media we consume. Reset learns about local initiatives that get students of color experience in film and advertising, and aims to diversify the media industry.

GUESTS:

Christine List, professor and chairperson of the Department of Communications, Media Arts & Theatre at CSU

Kamesha Khan, professor and director of CSU Theatre

Malcolm Conyers, recent CSU Media Arts graduate, Spark Foundry agency