From Battling Big Banks to Publishing Big Names-Career CenterThis message was sent to Students on February 22, 2013 by Dawn Dellea, Career Center.
From Battling Big Banks to Publishing Big Names-Career Center Meet Williams Parents, a Wall Street Veteran, turned investigative journalist, to an award-winning and New York Times bestselling author and a Publishing Executive-learn how to break into the publishing industry on Saturday, February 23 at 2:00 p.m. in the Mears Lewis Room, Career Center. More details below. MORE: http://web.williams.edu/messages/show.php?id=23538 from Dawn Dellea, Career CenterMessage details:
Would you like to meet a Wall Street Veteran, turned investigative journalist, to an award-winning and New York Times bestselling author? Do you have an interest in publishing? Would you like to meet a Publishing Executive and learn how to break into the industry? Join us at the Career Center for: How'd You Get There? "From Battling Big Banks to Publishing Big Names" Saturday, February 23rd, 2:00 p.m. Mears Lewis Room, Williams Career Center Refreshments will be served. Meet Williams Parents: William Cohan, Wall Street veteran turned investigative journalist, now an award-winning and New York Times bestselling author. Deborah Futter, book business and publication expert, Vice President and Editor-in-Chief of Grand Central Publishing a division of Hachette Book Group, and former Editor at Doubleday Publishing Group, a division of Random House, Inc. Mr. Cohan can offer advice on the world of finance, working in investment banking, transitioning to journalism, and digging up the truth as an investigative reporter and as an award-winning author. Cohan graduated from Duke University in 1981, and went on to earn graduate degrees in journalism, as well as business, from Columbia University. See more in his biography below. Ms. Futter can provide insight on publishing a wide range of books, breaking into publication, life as an editor, and what it's like to work with accomplished authors, actors, and musicians. Futter graduated from Mount Holyoke College and received a Master of Fine Arts in Writing from Columbia University. See more in her biography below. William Cohan Biography Interested in Wall Street or investigative journalism? Come meet William Cohan, who worked for 17 years as a senior mergers and acquisitions banker at Lazard Frères & Co., Merrill Lynch, and JPMorgan Chase before becoming an investigative financial journalist and author of three New York Times bestselling non-fiction narratives about Wall Street. He has written articles for Fortune, The Atlantic, and Bloomberg; is a contributing editor at Vanity Fair; previously wrote a bi-weekly opinion column for The New York Times; appears frequently on MSNBC and Bloomberg TV; and has been featured on many NPR and BBC radio programs. His book on Lazard Frères, The Last Tycoons: The Secret History of Lazard Frères & Co., won the 2007 Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award; his exposé on the fall of Bear Stearns, House of Cards: A Tale of Hubris and Wretched Excess on Wall Street, chronicles the firms rapid demise following the 2008 subprime mortgage crisis; and for his most recent work, Money and Power: How Goldman Sachs Came to Rule the World, he did a guest spot on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart in 2011. Deb Futter Biography Interested in publishing and want to know how to break into the industry? Deb Futter has been in the book business for 30 years, working mostly as an editor for Doubleday Publishing Group, a division of Random House, Inc. She has edited everything from fiction to kids' books, from memoirs to nonfiction, and she now works as Vice President and Editor-in-Chief at Grand Central Publishing, a division of Hachette Book Group. She has edited the work of such authors as Ellen DeGeneres, Steve Martin, Carole King, and Katie Couric. I hope to see you there. Dawn M. Dellea Manager, Alumni & Parent Engagement Programs Williams Career Center