37 episodes

Coffee Break w/ NYWICI is a career-oriented podcast featuring casual conversations with compelling women who work within the communications industry.

Host and career expert Julie Hochheiser Ilkovich chats with successful, passionate women in various roles at different stages in their careers. During these conversations, Julie asks guests to share thoughts and experiences on universal career topics, such as mastering the job interview, managing up, workplace fashion, personal finances, entrepreneurship, time management, and more. Coffee Break w/ NYWICI breaks through the clutter and provides women with unique, valuable, tried-and-true career advice that they are seeking.

Plus, since it is a coffee break, the guest and host sip and talk about their favorite caffeinated (or decaf) beverages! This podcast is presented by New York Women in Communications.

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    • 4.7, 19 Ratings

Coffee Break w/ NYWICI is a career-oriented podcast featuring casual conversations with compelling women who work within the communications industry.

Host and career expert Julie Hochheiser Ilkovich chats with successful, passionate women in various roles at different stages in their careers. During these conversations, Julie asks guests to share thoughts and experiences on universal career topics, such as mastering the job interview, managing up, workplace fashion, personal finances, entrepreneurship, time management, and more. Coffee Break w/ NYWICI breaks through the clutter and provides women with unique, valuable, tried-and-true career advice that they are seeking.

Plus, since it is a coffee break, the guest and host sip and talk about their favorite caffeinated (or decaf) beverages! This podcast is presented by New York Women in Communications.

    Sally Susman, Pfizer & Lisa Sherman, The Ad Council

    Sally Susman, Pfizer & Lisa Sherman, The Ad Council

    Sally Susman (executive vice president and chief corporate affairs officer at Pfizer) and Lisa Sherman (president and chief executive officer of the Ad Council) have been friends for more than three decades. They’ve sought each other’s professional advice countless times—and it’s made a huge difference in their careers. On episode 37 of Coffee Break w/ NYWICI, the two Matrix Award winners walk us through how they became best friends, their techniques for getting work done, and their rules for talking politics with colleagues. (And psst, if you’re one of those people who feels guilty about turning down work, you’re definitely going to want to hear their thoughts on the power of saying no.)
    This episode was recorded in December of 2019.

    • 42 min
    How to Start Your Own Podcast: Tips from NYU Students

    How to Start Your Own Podcast: Tips from NYU Students

    Are you thinking about starting a podcast? You won’t want to miss this episode! Recorded live at a New York University panel event, host Julie Hochheiser Ilkovich spoke with go-getter college students who have launched their own inspiring and informative podcasts: Kelly Drake (Theatre-in-the-Sound), Jordan Marley Powell and Anuka Sethi (WOC Makin’ It Big), Charitssa Stone (Color Me Nerd), and Guru Ramanathan and Michael Oluokun (The Passion Project). These impressive students discussed everything from the details of their recording processes to their strategies for social media promotion. Check out this lively discussion and then start recording your own show! (This episode was recorded in the fall of 2019.)

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Jeanine D. Liburd, Chief Social Impact and Communications Officer, BET Networks

    Jeanine D. Liburd, Chief Social Impact and Communications Officer, BET Networks

    From the White House to the Oxygen network, Jeanine Liburd’s career path has led her to a variety of fascinating places. Jeanine—now the chief social impact and communications officer for BET Networks—prefers Earl Grey tea over coffee, but she’s still ready to spill all the details in this episode. She talks about her networking strategies, how she uses handwritten lists to prioritize her time, and what it was like to work in the government under President Bill Clinton. She also shares her insightful ideas on how the communications industry can get better at hiring people of color for leadership roles. Tune in for a captivating conversation with this 2019 Matrix Award winner.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    A Conversation About Pivoting in Your Career

    A Conversation About Pivoting in Your Career

    On this episode of the podcast, we're tackling a topic that's top of mind for so many women: how to pivot in your career. To really dig into this topic, we spoke with New York Women in Communications board members Georgia Galanoudis, Executive Vice President of Media at HIMSS, and Leslie Pitterson, Vice President of Communications, Global Media at Nielsen, about their own experience pivoting in their careers and some of the most surprising results of NYWICI's latest study on women's attitudes about career pivoting. Tune in for Leslie and Georgia's great advice for transitioning roles internally within an organization and how to be an active participant in your own professional development. Find more information about the NYWICI PIVOT Development Grants here: https://nywici.org/pivot-grants/

    • 57 min
    Ann Mack, Director of Business Solutions, Global Business Marketing, Facebook

    Ann Mack, Director of Business Solutions, Global Business Marketing, Facebook

    Start the new year off right with can’t-miss advice from Ann Mack, director of business solutions, global business marketing at Facebook. In this episode, she talks about her early days working in journalism (starting at the very beginning with a paper route and later working as a crime reporter), making the big move to New York City for a job, transitioning from journalism to internal communications, and what it’s like overseeing Facebook IQ. Ann’s journey is inspirational for anyone working in communications and you’ll definitely want to take her advice when looking for your next job (“If a job doesn’t stretch you in new and interesting ways, why consider it?”) and steal her strategy for annual goal planning and vision setting.

    • 1 hr
    Ladies Who Laugh

    Ladies Who Laugh

    For this special mini-episode of the podcast, we checked in with the five hilarious comedians who participated in NYWICI’s Ladies Who Laugh event: Katina Corrao, Samantha Ruddy, Maysoon Zayid, Alison Leiby, and Atheer Yacoub. This funny group of hard working women talked side hustles, work-life balance, and the importance of confidence, especially in a male-dominated industry. Plus, they’ve got can’t-miss advice that’ll help you ace that next presentation for your boss!

    • 24 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
19 Ratings

19 Ratings

cdo92 ,

LOVE this podcast

This is one of my favorite podcasts! There's actual "real talk" about career and life, and Julie and the guests always have such a great rapport. Highly recommend!

Hapa3d ,

Must-Listen Podcast!

No matter what stage of your career you’re in, these interviews are so insightful! I love the diversity of perspectives that these high-achieving women bring to the table.

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AWESOME!!!

This podcast is awesome! So insightful and great career advice even if you don't work in communications.

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