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Did you miss our October summit? Check out some of the highlights below!

Virtual Summit

October 18, 2022

On October 18, NBCU Academy hosted its second Next Level Summit. Themed “Tech, Digital and the Future of News,” the virtual event featured breakout sessions and chats with NBCUniversal talent, including MSNBC President Rashida Jones, Universal Pictures VP Annie Chang, NBC Sports Host Ahmed Fareed and NBC News and MSNBC National Correspondent Steve Kornacki. Our executives and other industry leaders offered their insights on technology, innovation and the career paths available in media and entertainment.

Watch all the Next Level Summit panels below!


The Future Is Here: News and Entertainment in the Digital and Streaming Age

Top NBCUniversal leaders in news and entertainment discuss how the growing demand for streaming and digital content is transforming the media industry. Hear their vision for the future and their advice for succeeding in the new media landscape.


The Tech Revolution and News

From political coverage to reporters in the field, new technology is revolutionizing the art of storytelling. Get a glimpse of how AR, VR and AI are changing the way journalists deliver the news and learn how to prepare for the cool new tech jobs leading this innovation.


Check the Source: Social Media as a Newsgathering Tool

In a fast-paced news environment, how can journalists effectively use social platforms to gather news and report on stories? Hear from NBC News correspondents, embeds and experts about best practices for incorporating social media and how they work to combat misinformation online.


Breakout Careers in Media and Technology

What should journalism students, young professionals and even seasoned journalists consider when it comes to breakout careers in media and technology? Top leaders at NBCUniversal News Group and across the technology industry share their insights and best advice.


Getting in the Game: Technology and Sports Coverage

From the Super Bowl to the World Cup, new technology is changing the way we view sports. How are these tech tools changing the game and transforming sports coverage? What are the sports journalism jobs of the future? Reporters and executives from NBC Sports and Telemundo give us the lineup.


The Mission: Taking Your Career to the Next Level

Technology and innovation are paving the way for the future of news. How do you use that knowledge to supercharge your career? Hear from the woman who’s leading NBCU Academy about what you can do next. Yvette Miley, NBCU News Group Senior Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, is interviewed by Savannah Sellers, “Morning News NOW” co-anchor and “Stay Tuned” co-host.


Embed Spotlight

NBCU Academy embeds talk about what it takes to break into the business of news and how they’re positioning themselves for success at a legacy media giant.


Jobs in Digital and Tech

Want to learn more about the digital and tech jobs available right now? Learn more from media professionals at NBCUniversal and Comcast.


Careers in Animation

Interested in animation production and making animated content? Hear from industry professionals at Dreamworks Animation as they discuss various technology and production positions in the field.