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Date & Time
February 8, 2019 at 3:00 pm4:00 pm
Open to Duke students, staff, faculty, and alumni.
Ruby Lounge at the Rubenstein Arts Center
2020 Campus Drive
Durham, NC 27705 United States

Join NYC-based Dukies Amanda Lewellyn ’17, theSkimm, and Detavio Samuels ’02, Urban One Media, for an informal chat about their careers over Monuts!

Stop by if you’re interested in careers in media, podcast production, marketing, business strategy, cross platform sales, branded content and MONUTS!

Detavio Samuels is the president of iONE Digital at UrbanOne, the nation’s largest distributor of urban content in the country. At the age of 37, Samuels is one of corporate America’s youngest executives and has helped some of the world’s biggest companies (such as Walmart, Chrysler LLC, NBA and Johnson & Johnson) build their brands and connect to consumers. He is also the President of One Solution, where he oversees the company’s cross-platform sales and integrated marketing groups. He also oversees OneX, the firm’s branded content arm, which was conceived and built by Samuels from the ground up. Read more about Samuels (2018 DEMAN Weekend Keynote) here.

Amanda Lewellyn oversees the full production process for new episodes of Skimm’d from the Couch, from prep to upload. Lewellyn pitches, produces, and scripts Skimm Notes, a 10-minute audio news explainer, in theSkimm’s distinct brand voice. She also work closely across teams to manage theSkimm’s audio production schedule and strategy and collaborates with sales and editorial teams to execute branded content opportunities. She started her career with theSkimm as a summer intern and worked at the Duke Reporters’ Lab and Kenan Institute for Ethics while at Duke. More on Lewellyn, here.

DATE: Friday, February 8th
TIME: 3-4pm (note: casual dress)
LOCATION: Ruby Lounge, Rubenstein Arts Center
For more on DEMAN: and DEMAN Lounge.

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