Corner Office with EVP, Jan Weinstein

October 21, 2013
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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150 East 42nd Street, Grand Central Conference Room
New York, NY 10017

Looking to chart the course for career growth?  Ready for a promotion? A raise?Looking to check out a new department or a new team?  Join this Member Only event and have all your questions answered. 

CNN Producer  MARLEI MARTINEZ  interviews media pro Jan Weinstein addressing the tricky topics and sharing the perspective of an Executive Vice President.  Explore career opportunities and get advice on risk-taking and identifying options.

Marlei will ask the questions you've been thinking about.  Text, email or Tweet your questions to #AWM_NYC in advance or speak up on October 21st.

This event is the first in our new series “Corner Office”  designed for members under 30 to provide informal mentoring #AWM_NYC or refer this event.  Please join the discussion and toast the future media leaders.

Jan will provide insight and ideas to those mapping their career path.  Explore areas related to current roles; identify most appropriate ways to explore other disciplines or departments within your company.  Meet members of the AWM board and other industry leaders for networking opportunities and informal mentoring throughout this series of events.

If you are looking to advance or adjust their career path and not sure how to approach your management or the job market, join Marlei Marinez will manage questions.


Marlei Martinez is currently a Producer for CNN's morning show, "New Day with Chris & Kate." Since the show debuted in June, Martinez has tape and field produced daily pieces for the morning show, including traveling to and covering the Navy Yard Shooting in D.C., the Royal Baby in London, the tornadoes in Oklahoma, the Ariel Castro case in Cleveland and the IRS Scandal in Cincinnati.

Prior to CNN, Martinez produced for ABC News' "Good Morning America" where she conducted interviews, produced, wrote, shot and edited stories for the network morning broadcast. While at ABC News, she also worked for the hidden camera show, "What Would You Do?" and the investigative series, "20/20," covering Diane Sawyer's "Jaycee Dugard" and "Jacqueline Kennedy" exclusives. 

Recent opportunities also include filing on-air and dotcom stories as Bureau Chief and on-air reporter for Syracuse University's "ABC News On Campus" bureau. 

Martinez is a former member of the Asian American Journalists Association. She was nominated for a 2012-2013 Emmy along with the rest of the “Good Morning America” team for “Outstanding Morning Program.” She also placed first in the national "Hearst TV Feature Reporting" competition and the Syracuse Press Club College TV News competition. Martinez graduated summa cum laude with honors from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications with a Bachelor's of Science in Broadcast Journalism.

In her spare time, Martinez enjoys eating her way around New York City, travelling and trying to plan a wedding. She’s recently engaged to her longtime boyfriend, Sam Disston, a business analyst with J.P. Morgan Chase in Manhattan. Martinez doesn’t have just one hometown, she has a handful thanks to growing up as an Air Force Brat. ‘Hometowns’ include Angeles City, Philippines, Riverside, CA, Cocoa Beach, FL, Colorado Springs, CO, Lajes, Azores, Warner Robins, GA, Syracuse, NY and Manhattan.

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$0.00 This event is free to members under 30

$35.00 Members Age 30+