1:1 session

Priska Neely: Private Session (60 mins)

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Sliding scale rates available for students and temp workers. 

Work with Priska to ...

  • Learn how to navigate micro aggressions,
  • Learn how to bounce back after layoffs,
  • Get help with career mapping,
  • Learn best practices for cover letters, resumes, and interviews
  • Get advice on getting jobs and developing transferable skills to advance in audio journalism careers
  • Help new managers gain confidence in their roles and helping “onlys” in newsrooms,
  • Learn how to find support and community at work 

About Priska

Priska Neely is an award-winning journalist, writer and mentor based in Birmingham, Alabama. She is the managing editor of the Gulf States Newsroom, a collaboration among public media stations in Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana. In 2022, she was nominated by her team and named Editor of the Year by the Public Media Journalists Association (PMJA). She currently serves as board president for PMJA. She has previously worked as a reporter and producer at Reveal from the Center for Investigative Reporting, a beat reporter at KPCC/LAist in Los Angeles and a producer at NPR Weekend All Things Considered in Culver City, CA and Talk of the Nation in Washington, D.C. She loves to care for her plants and sing and once wrote a love song about condiments.
Patrick Jones - Course author

Session Details

  • 60 minute mentorship session via phone call or video
  • Priska is available weekday evenings and for a few hours on Sundays. 
  • Sliding scale options ($40 - $80) are available for students and temp workers. Please email [email protected] to get the discount code. 
Priska Neely is a journalist and leader in public radio who has insights on everything from navigating microaggressions, to bouncing back after layoffs. As a hiring manager and someone who has made several personal career pivots, she can offer insight on applying for jobs, career mapping and interviewing. She worked her way up from intern to temp to producer, before transitioning to member station reporter, and now managing editor of a regional collaboration. She has hired 13 people in 2.5 years and has lots of lessons to share about best practices for cover letters, resumes, interviews and negotiations. While she has experience with reporting and producing, she is here to advise on getting jobs and developing transferable skills to advance in audio journalism careers. In a dilemma about whether to jump to a new opportunity? About to onboard a new hire? Priska is especially passionate about helping new managers gain confidence in their roles and helping “onlys” in newsrooms understand how to find support and community
MENTORSHIP

How does it work?

  • Find your perfect mentor
  • Pay for your session
  • You should be directed to a booking page. If not, check back here and click  Book Your Session Time
  • Book your calendar slot
  • You'll receive your invite via email
  • Email [email protected] if you have any problems