Career Services: Broadcasting & Media Event

Interested in working in the media world and broadcasting? Learn what it takes from Maria Dorfner, journalist, author and Pace alumna.

PRESSure: Break into Broadcasting

Date: October 16, 2014


Location: Aniello Bianco Room

Pace University

1 Pace Plaza, NYC

Maria DorfnerMaria Dorfner, a Pace alumna and former Miss Pace University, is an award-winning journalist, who began her career with an internship at NBC in NYC.  She has since continued working behind-the-scenes and in front of the camera as a researcher, writer, reporter, producer and co-anchor. She helped launch CNBC in 1989, and later developed, senior produced, and co-anchored 7 health series there.  She is the founder of NewsMD Communications, specializing in health stories. She has produced hour-long documentaries for Discovery Health Channel, and talk show pilots, which were successfully nationally syndicated. She is in Marquis Who’s Who in American Women and the recipient of an Outstanding Leadership Abilities and Commitment to the Advancement of Women in Media award from Pace University, National Association of Women in Corporate America, and the National Association of Female Executives. Most recently, she founded Healthy Within Network (HWN).  She is the author of 3 books.  One called “Healthy Within” is nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, Spring 2015.

PRESSure: Break into Broadcasting, offers a behind-the-scenes, first-hand account of what it’s really like to work in broadcasting.  She will cover real life challenges, competition, best advice, mentorship and the art of storytelling with outstanding tips from three decades of experience in the industry.  Any aspiring writers, producers, reporters, anchors and anyone working in communications can benefit from attending this talk. She will be available for a consultation and to answer questions after her talk.  Her book will also be available on site for attendees.

To reserve a seat, please RSVP to Barry Miller at

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