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St. John Fisher College

November 6-8, 2019


Join PRSSA, The PRIMA Group and the Media and Communication Department for the 5th Annual Meet the Media Series, an interactive panel discussion about the relationship between Public Relations and Journalists, and the use of social media. 


Meet The Media features members of the media in a student-led discussion about the relationship between journalism and PR.

Meet the Media Poster

Meet The Media: Special Edition Poster

session ONE:

Wednesday, November 6th

10:10 to 11:05 a.m.

 Basil 212


Tracy Schuhmacher

Food and Drink Reporter, Democrat & Chronicle

Evan Dawson

Radio Host, WXXI

Megan Mack
Producer of Connections, WXXI

session TWO:

Wednesday, November 6th

6 to 7 p.m.
Golisano Gateway

Special Edition Panel discussing the First

Amendment in the media and politics


Rachel Barnhart
Monroe County Legislator, Journalist, Deputy Press

Secretary for the 2020 Andrew Yang Democratic Campaign 

Brian Sharp
Watchdog Reporter, Democrat & Chronicle

Scott Malouf
Social Media Attorney

session THREE:

Thursday, November 7th

12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Basil 208


Jane Milliman
Editor-in-Chief, (585) Magazine

Julie Philipp
Senior Engagement Editor, Democrat & Chronicle

Michael Schwartz
Reporter, 13 WHAM

session FOUR:

Friday, November 8th

11:15 to 12:10 p.m.
Basil 212  | Media Relations Panel


Courtney O'Gorman
PR Coordinator, Dixon Schwabl


Shane Rhinewald
Senior Director of PR, Strong Museum of Play


Mary Beth Popp
VP, Corporate Relations; FIFCO, USA



Post using #MTM2019 and #the5freedoms on Twitter and Instagram.

Follow @theprimagroup on Twitter and Instagram.

Follow @SJFCPRSSA on Twitter.

Follow @the5freedoms on Instagram.



MacCast, the on-campus Media and Communications department podcast, will feature an episode with special guest Rachel Barnhart to further discuss First Amendment rights in the media and politics as a part of Meet The Media and "The Five Freedoms: Do You Know Your Rights?" campaign.

The podcast will be posted by @MACsjfc on Twitter.



Connect with the panelists on LinkedIn using the links below:


Tracy Schuhmacher

Evan Dawson

Megan Mack

Jane Milliman

Julie Philipp

Michael Schwartz 


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