Date: Wednesday, February 5, 2020 | Time: 4:00pm - 5:30pm | Location: Career Center

Do you enjoy telling stories or writing?
From journalism to copy writing to freelancing, you can turn your love of words into what you do every day.


Holly Kammier
Author, Co-founder |
Acorn Publishing

(Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision for the Television Academy/ AP Images)

Juan Morales
Editor in Chief |
Emmy Magazine

Juan Morales is senior director, membership publications, for the Television Academy and editor in chief of emmy magazine. In this capacity, he is responsible for all editorial, production, circulation and advertising salesfor the magazine, as well as the Academy’s other publications, including the annual report and programs for the Emmy Awards, Los Angeles Area Emmys, Hall of Fame and Television Academy Honors.
Previously, he served as editor in chief ofDetour magazine, editorial director of Movieline magazine and executive editor of E! Online. In addition, his writing has appeared in The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, In Style, Entertainment Weekly, Harper’s Bazaar, Redbook and other publications.
He has a B.A. in English and an M.A. in Film & Television Studies from UCLA.

Elizabeth Figuls
Senior Technical Writer |
Network Partners

Beth Figuls is senior technical writer/clinical evidence specialist for Network Partners, a consulting firm serving the medical device industry, and prior to that was a senior technical writer for Medtronic Diabetes. She has worked in the healthcare and health insurance fields as a development writer at UCLA Health Sciences and marketing communications writer and editor at Kaiser Permanente, and previously as a freelance copywriter and newspaper editor. Also a fiction writer, Beth was awarded the Allegra Johnson Prize in Novel Writing from the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program in 2016. She has a B.A. in English Literature from UCLA.


Danny Snelson
Assistant Professor |
UCLA Department of English