Skills for Success – WICT NY Instagram Live Series – A Conversation with Savannah Sellers
Event Date: 09/28/2020
Event Time: 5:30pm-6pm
Event Location: WICT NY Instagram
Correspondent for NBC News and MSNBC and is a co-host of Stay Tuned
Savannah Sellers is a correspondent for NBC News and MSNBC and is a co-host of Stay Tuned, NBC’s twice-daily news show on Snapchat and Instagram.
Sellers has covered an array of politics and pop culture topics, ranging from the issue of gun violence in America – with exclusive interviews with several of the students from Parkland’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School – to focusing on the trends and social issues most vital to the millennial and GenZ generations. She has interviewed many notable public figures, from politicians like former VP Joe Biden and former Sec. of State Hillary Clinton to global artists like Shawn Mendes and Lin-Manuel Miranda. Sellers is the recipient of a News & Documentary Emmy for her work as a producer on the NBC Nightly News series “Hooked: America’s Heroin Epidemic.”
Sellers began her career in New York with the NBCUniversal Page Program before working at NBC Nightly News and as the executive assistant to the president of MSNBC. She co-hosts the Global Citizen Festival and works closely with Red Nose Day, as part of NBCUniversal’s partnerships with the charity organizations. Sellers is also a co-host of the Gates Foundation’s Goalkeepers conference.
She is originally from San Diego and holds a degree in Broadcast News and International Media from the University of Colorado at Boulder’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
Partner Marketing team within NBCUniversal’s Content Distribution
Ninett Rodriguez is a New York City-based marketing professional who currently works on the Partner Marketing team within NBCUniversal’s Content Distribution Org. Drawing inspiration from her bicultural roots, she is passionate about promoting diversity and inclusion within media and tech.