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Beyond JMS Webinar Series

Mission and Goals

Beyond JMS is our on-going webinar series that seeks to provide opportunities for insights, knowledge, conversations, and skills for our alumni, students, and professionals in San Diego or around the world. Although focusing on our own graduates and current students, lifelong learners from anywhere are welcome to attend any of these webinars. Join us as we offer these opportunities to help you grow, learn, and connect.

Click here to sign up to get emails about upcoming webinars, and click here to see many of our previous webinars.

Spring 2022 Webinars

Careers in Science Writing

Heather Buschman (Salk Institute), Katy Stegall (investigative assistant, KPBS), Jared Whitlock (Knight Science Journalism fellow), Jonathan Wosen (San Diego Union-Tribune)
January 25, 2022, 12:00PM

Thinking about a career in science writing? Hear from professionals in journalism and communications about various career paths during a virtual panel. The event is hosted by JMS, San Diego Science Writers Association and San Diego Society of Professional Journalists.

RSVP for Careers in Science Writing here:

Creating Infographics

Joe Shoulak, JMS Alum & Infographic Artist
February 04, 2022, 12:00PM

In this webinar, Joe Shoulak joins us from NYC to discuss the creative process in designing effective infographics. Joe enjoys boiling down information into clear, engaging, and attractive presentations using information graphics, illustrations and design. But more broadly, he really has a passion for storytelling. Currently, he's a UX/UI designer for JPMorgan Chase. In that role, he creates illustrations and graphics. Previously, he worked as graphics editor in The Wall Street Journal newsroom. His work for over 15 years at the San Francisco Chronicle and Examiner earned numerous awards from the Society of News Design and an Excellence in Journalism award from the Society of Professional Journalists of Northern California.

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Take your Internal Communication to the Next Level

Alejandro Formanchuk, Director of Formanchuk ComunicaciĆ³n Cocreada
February 24, 2022, 8:00AM

Alejandro Formanchuk, Director of Formanchuk ComunicaciĆ³n Cocreada, will share insights on improving internal communication within organizations. The event will give communicators of all levels of experience numerous ideas on improving internal communication within the workplace. Formanchuk will speak for an hour and answer questions live for 15 minutes.

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