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Letter from the President

Jennifer Burk headshotAWM-DFW hosted a fabulous Fall Premiere Party and special thanks go out to Jan Burress and the AWM committees that helped contribute to its success!  Maggiano’s was an awesome venue and thanks also to the media partners who contributed content for the video and so many great prizes for the raffle!  Visit our social media sites and check out the pics!

AWM-DFW’s Sept-MEMBER is here!
Register today through 9/30/14, and you can get a professional membership for the price of a student. That is a $30 savings!
Why join AWM-DFW? Here are a few reasons:  you qualify for the final round of voting for the Awards of Excellence, you get discounted pricing for events and you get to attend the Members Only Luncheon free of charge!  Your dues help fund our projects, including the Student Media Tour and scholarships.  To register fill out the online form and pay via PayPal or print membership form here

Contact one of our membership chairs if you have any questions:

Julie Piland - julie@pilandgroup.com

Jodie Warner - Jodie.Warner@nbcuni.com

Exciting News About Battle!
Get READY TO RUMBLE on October 23rd with BATTLE OF THE MEDIA STARS!

Battle of the Broadcast Stars is a “field day” for adults, filled with lots of fun and outdoor competitions.  Companies or individuals are encouraged to sign up!

This year we are mixing it up!
NEW venue: The Rustic!
NEW time: 3:00-5:30 p.m.
NEW theme:  Color WARS – each team will choose a color to represent themselves with a maximum of ten (10) teams!
NEW Games!

More details HERE.  If you want to stake out your team and color, contact Lauren Albin at lauren.albin@foxsports.net
or Lindsey Dobbs at lindsey.dobbs@foxsports.net

Don’t forget to check out our News and Blogs on the website for the latest happenings in the DFW market! 

Career Corner
Looking for a new position?  Visit the Career Corner!
Warmest Regards,
 
Jennifer Burk
2014-2015 President
Dallas Area Alliance for Women in Media Foundation, Inc.
Jennifer.burk@spaceandtimemediaservices.com

 

Membership link:

http://allwomeninmedia-dfw.org/content/membership-form

 

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Member Spotlight - Jodie Warner

Jodie WarnerCan you give us a few personal details about your life? – I have been in advertising for approximately 16 years now.  My husband Kevin and I have been married over 20 years.  We have a beautiful 19 year old daughter named Sidney and a sweet pom-terrier named CoCo.

Member Spotlight - Jennifer Burk

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Jennifer Burk, Principal at Space & Time Media Services

Member Spotlight - Jordan Hutchinson

Jordan HutchinsonJordan Hutchinson – Sales Manager at Continental Television Sales/Katz Media Group and AWM Hospitality Co-Chairman

Interview with a Former Irene Runnels-Paula McStay Scholarship Winner

An interview with Haley Gatewood - 2012 Irene Runnels-Paula McStay Scholarship Winner

 

Haley GatewoodWhat impact did winning have?
Winning the scholarship meant a lot to me.

Spotlight on Dan Bennett, 2001 Silver Award Winner

dan bennettThe Silver Award of Excellence is the most prestigious award the Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter of Alliance for Women in Media awards any individual. This lifetime achievement award has been presented at the Gala every year since 1983. The nomination for the Silver Award of Excellence is an extremely extensive process.

Spotlight on Sandy Cooke, 2006 Silver Award Winner

sandy cookeThe Silver Award of Excellence is the most prestigious award the Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter of Alliance for Women in Media awards any individual. This lifetime achievement award has been presented at the Gala every year since 1983. The nomination for the Silver Award of Excellence is an extremely extensive process.

February Movers and Shakers

Check out the folks that have been moving on, moving up and moving out:

Greg Heitzman from Salem Reps to Entravision. 
Sandy Cooke has been promoted to Vice President of Sales at Dallas ABC National Spot Sales office
Touraan Chestnut Senior Partner, Broadcast Account Manager at GroupM Atlanta to Director of Broadcast Buying at The Company of Others
Mike Irvine - from ABC TV Sales to the good life

Member Spotlight - Lo Adams Klement

Lo AdamsCan you give us a few personal details about your life? 

I was born in Key West, Florida, but raised in Texas.  I’m married to another radio veteran, David Klement.  We live in Las Colinas with my son, John, who’s 12, and our daughter, Makenzie, who’s 7 ½ (mandatory to include the ½ ).


How did you get into the industry and what was your first job?

Winners of 2013 Essay Contest

The Dallas Area Alliance for Women in Media Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 Essay Contest.

High School: Natalie Hinson, Coppell High School
University/College: Leslie Morrow, Texas A&M University
To read the winning essays, click here.
A special thanks to everyone who submitted and congratulations to the winners!

 

by Nancy Schell

December Movers and Shakers

Malinda Minzenmayer from The Company of Others to Dairy Queen

Jan Burress to DMN Media

Adrienne King from Avalanche Media Group to Warren Douglas

Kristin Nuckols from Asher Media to Rocketfuel