Posts Tagged ‘advice’

Washington Journalism & Media Conference 2011

Some of the best stuff I get to do is return to my alma mater the great George Mason University to work with students interested in media. I recently sat on a panel with fellow Patriots who have gone on to have successful careers in journalism- all kinds. As part of the Washington Journalism & Media Conference that draws hundreds of high schoolers from across the Country, we got the chance to share stories about breaking into the business.

MORE:  2011 WJMC Photo Stream

Dishing out the dirt on what it took to get where they’re at were film critic Kevin ‘BDK’ McCarthy from 106.7 The Fan, BJ Koubaroulis the CEO of Synthesis Multimedia Production and Lynn Norusis, managing editor of Northern Virginia Magazine. Best of luck to all the great students we met… there’s many with a bright future ahead of them!

Spring into Fashion with Tara

DC Stylist and owner of Tara Styles DC Tara Luizzi dropped by J.Crew in Georgetown to talk about the latest Spring trends and tips on how to wear them. Women from the Young Professional’s Forum appreciated Tara’s expert advice on dressing for body types and even which staple pieces are worth the investment. This season makes a statement with vibrant neons, romantic florals and bold stripes. I like! At the forum, Tara’s shared tips like:
*Wearing a beautiful floral blouse under a suit
*Pairing a striped top with a pair of white pants for the weekend
*Accessorizing with a bright color bag or shoe
*Investing in a bold dress

For more on Tara click HERE.

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