WORKING IN THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY - Steve Corona, Dialect Coach
4:00 p.m. in Honsey Hall 129
Steve Corona earned his BA from Bethany Lutheran College and his MA from MSU. After moving to New Mexico, Steve was an extra in the first “Transformers” film. His first speaking role was in “Hamlet 2”. Other film and TV roles followed, including: “Georgia O’Keeffe”, “In Plain Sight”, “Crash; the TV series”, “Breaking Bad”, “Longmire”, and finally “The Lone Ranger”.
Steve co-starred in the short film “Low Tide in the High Desert”, which received the Audience Favorite award at the Roswell International Sci-Fi Film Festival. Also featuring Steve, “Moses on the Mesa”, has received numerous nominations and awards at film festivals across the world.
In addition to film acting, Steve booked voice-over work and Dialect Coached several actors from around the globe. He has worked with well-known actors and directors, including Oscar and Emmy Award winners; such as: Johnny Depp, Helen Mirren, Gerard Butler, Joe Pesci, Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Christian Bale, Jeremy Irons, Bryan Cranston, and Bob Balaban.
SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING - Pat Muldowney, Fox Sports
7:00 p.m. in Honsey Hall 129
Muldowney is responsible for overseeing the FOX Sports 1 social media team on a day-to-day basis, including FOX Sports Live, America’s Pregame, Garbage Time with Katie Nolan, and working with the Race Hub crew in Charlotte.
He works closely with producers on the broadcast side as well as outside vendors to create social content for television, as well as sharable content for social. He's tasked with establishing digital video content distribution in an ever-changing social landscape, as well as developing new platforms.
Muldowney will focus on both the importance of using social media to grow your personal network and brand, as well as ways to turn existing social media channels into content distribution outlets for personal/organizational content.