Group 91.Five ~ KJZZ's Young Professionals

Image 14Group 91.Five connects young professionals to each other, to the local community and to KJZZ through a shared interest in meaningful civic engagement and public service. Group 91.Five members recognize the value of public radio and its impact. Group 91.Five engages its members through in-person and online activities including volunteer opportunities, networking events and community awareness initiatives.  

 Why should you get involved with Group 91.Five?

  • Make a positive impact on your community.
  • Connect with like-minded young professionals.
  • Support public radio in the Valley.
  • Enjoy a variety of social and educational opportunities. 
  • Improve your resume and expand your professional network

 

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Upcoming Events
Join Group 91.Five using the link above to get email notification of upcoming Group 91.Five events and activities. 

August 11, 2015
Women in Media Panel Discussion and Networking Event
5:30 - 7 p.m.
Rio Salado College Conference Center
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Presented by Group 91.Five and Arizona Foundation For Women, this networking event will feature a moderated panel discussion covering topics of interest to women pursuing a career in media. 

Panelists:

Retha Hill - Former BET Vice President of content,  former executive producer for special projects at washingtonpost.com, currently serving as executive director of the New Media Innovation and Entrepreneurship Lab at Walter Cronkite School of Journalism.

Paola Boivin, Arizona Republic sports columnist also published in New York Times, USA today and on 12 News Phoenix.  

Mary Jo Pitzl - Arizona Republic government reporter covering Arizona Legislature, state policy and politics.  

Amanda June - Owner, SmokeFire media and editor of The Visionary Business Magazine, a national publication dedicated to cross-cultural business relations and economic development. 

Sarah Ventre will moderate.  Ventre is senior producer for KJZZ's Original Productions, including The Show and Here and Now. Prior to coming to KJZZ, Ventre worked as a producer and editor at NPR. As a reporter, Ventre has been featured on NPR, WAMU, Washington City Paper, Phoenix New Times, SF Weeekly and xoJane. 

This event is free and open to the public. More information is available on the AFW Facebook Page.

Recent Events

March 2015

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Group 91.Five STEM Networking Mixer 
March 12, 6-8 p.m.
The Newton Phx
300 West Camelback, Phoenix

Special Guests:
KJZZ Science and Technology Reporter Andrew Bernier
Intel Cloud Automation Engineer Eshe Picket
Salt River Project Master Data Management, Sr. Analyst Jennifer Petorella
ASML Sr. Communication Specialist Michael Pullen
ASML Global Support Center, North America Group Lead Rick Wahl
TGen Marketing Coordinator Stacy Bertinelli
Nextiva Culture Lead Kristen Bradley
Nextiva Culture Lead Yoel Lustgarten
Nextiva Corporate Recruiter Amanda Dzuik
Avnet IT Project Manager T.J. Wey
Arizona SciTech Festival Street Team Lead Shiena Amigo
State Farm IT Analyst Leann Steidinger
State Farm Data Specialist Wally Taylor

The Group 91.Five STEM Networking Mixer offered the opportunity to explore STEM careers and the work being done by innovative companies right here in the Valley. 

If you are a member of the Group 91.Five Facebook group you can find more photos from the event on Facebook.  

 

 

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February 2015

Group 91.Five, KJZZ's young professionals will host "What I Wish I Knew About The Challenges Of Home Ownership" February 20, 6-7:30 p.m. at the Conference Center at Rio Salado College. 

The event is the next installment in the group's recurring What I Wish I Knew...discussion series.

What I Wish I Knew About The Challenges Of Home Ownership brings together experts in real estate, urban living and community planning to explore home ownership and a variety of home buying decisions. 

Potential topics include financial and lifestyle considerations, current trends in urban and suburban living and changing attitudes toward homeownership. 

What I Wish I Knew...

About The Challenges of Homeownership

Friday, February 20, 6-7:30 p.m. 

Conference Center at Rio Salado College

2323 W. 14th Street

Tempe, AZ 85281

Moderator

KJZZ's Mark Brodie

Panelists

Mike Orr, ASU Director of the Center for Real Estate Theory and Practice 

Suzanne Walden-Wells, Eastmark Director of Community Life

Mike Davis, CEO, The DAVIS Experience

 

Contact

Tricia Moore

KJZZ Communication Coordinator

tmoore@kjzz.org

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About What I Wish I Knew...

The What I Wish I Knew...discussion series strives to offer a well rounded conversation that takes our chosen topic a little deeper than what one might find in a Google search. The discussions offer expert advice with the benefit of hindsight to an actively engaged audience of young professionals.


Past Events


What I Wish I Knew About Guaranteeing My Career Success



What I Wish I Knew About Getting Out of Debt and Staying Out




What I Wish I Knew About Starting a Business


 

If you are interested in getting involved or learning more about Group 91.Five, please contact:

Philanthropic Gifts Office - KJZZ Group 91.Five
Phone: 480-774-8257
Email: Group91Five@rioradio.org