On the Record: Virtual speed mentoring for students, recent graduates


EGMN is teaming up with our alumni to engage journalism / communication students and recent graduates that want advice on how to navigate their career during COVID.  Our alumni partners are excited for the opportunity to work with you. While all mentors have journalism experience, some have ventured into other industries like communications or marketing.

EGMN is Texas’ largest nonprofit focused on the career development of diverse students seeking to enter media, communications or marketing.

What: On the Record: Virtual speed mentoring for students, recent grads

Where: Zoom

When: November 19, 2020, 6:00 pm (central) – 7:30

Cost: Free for students and recent graduates

Journalism Pros:


Lizette Garcia: Multimedia Journalist & Anchor at Univision in Corpus Christi

Elizabeth Gomez-Patino: Digital Executive Producer at KVEO

Sara Samora: General Assignment Reporter Houston Business Journal






Communications Pros:

Ilse Gonzalez: CEO of Connect Media Firm

Giselle Bueno: Social Media Specialist at Harris County Sheriff’s Office

Jesus Acevedo, Jr: Social Media Manager for Pubic Content

Jose Santos: Sr. Digital Communications Supervisor at Houston Airport System


Please register by filling out the form below.  Based on your interests, you will either network with the journalism or communication pros.  We will send you an email with the Zoom details.

If you have any questions please reach out to Ray Ruiz (rruiz@egmncorp.com).