Neves to share insights for launching a career
Presentation: Produce Your Best Career
Monday, February 13, 5-6:30 pm in the Dean’s Conference Room
Register on BroncoJobs calendar: Limit 55 students; free.
After graduating from WMU, Antonio Neves, BBA ’99, went from moving to New York City with just $600, sleeping on a floor and working multiple jobs, to creating a remarkable career in television and starting his own successful company. In this talk, learn how to produce the best experience in your career by identifying meaningful goals, developing your network, asking the right questions and getting uncomfortable.
Neves is an award-winning broadcast journalist, author, speaker and founder of THINQACTION. Neves is lead correspondent of the NBC produced MSN business show “Cool Runnings” and his articles on entrepreneurship and innovation appear in Entrepreneur Magazine, MSN Money and Fox Business.
With THINQACTION, Neves coaches young professionals to transform potential into exceptional performance in their lives and careers. His THINQACTION blog is a popular must read for young professionals.
During his broadcast career, Neves has interviewed and profiled high-profile CEOs and entreprenuers, Grammy and Oscar Award winners and politicians. He began his on-camera career co-hosting Nickelodeon’s hit show “U-Pick Live” and he has worked as a host, correspondent and producer with E!, PBS, BET Networks, Advertising Age and more.
A well-respected thought leader, Neves regularly moderates panels and has been a speaker at major events like the Consumer Electronics Show and the ADCOLOR Awards.
A graduate of Western Michigan University, Neves holds a master’s degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Neves is the author of “Student Athlete 101: College Life Made Easy On & Off The Field” and serves on the advisory board of StudentMentor.org. A Jackson, Mich., native, Neves lives in Los Angeles.