FIT’s Precollege Advertising and Marking Communications program prides itself on being about more than fashion. The skills learned in an adverting class are translatable into almost any type of ad-work.
Quality and persuasive writing is a fundamental skill for everyone-particularly when writing college admissions essays or cover letters for job applications.
FIT’s Precollege summer and weekend programs have a lot to offer to high school students who are passionate about Advertising and Marketing.
11-session Precollege Courses We recommend a high school Precollege Program Live class:
1-day Creative Career Series On Saturday, March 30th, spend the afternoon with writing strategy “guru” Barry Gold. Barry will go over his journey as an award-winning copywriter and give some pro tips to aspiring creatives.
Elizabeth Hunter is an experienced communicator with a background that includes creating successful publicity and marketing campaigns on behalf of top consumer products, consulting firms, luxury brands, and governments.
Hunter attended Fordham College and the Gabelli Graduate School of Business with a focus on business and marketing. She lives in Manhattan and in her free time works as a professional calligrapher, making appearances on location for cosmetic companies, liquor brands, and charities.
As Vice President of Public Relations of the original campaign supporting Absolut Vodka, she worked with 500 contemporary artists and dozens of American fashion designers who created original designs for the brand’s celebrated advertising campaign. She has worked with all major news outlets worldwide, and has been interviewed and quoted on the front page of major dailies, fashion magazines and interviewed on television.
Hunter is a member of the New York Society of Scribes and the International Association of Master Penmen and Teachers of Handwriting (IAMPETH). She tells us that she will write on any surface — and that writing in silver paint is her favorite!
Prof. Hunter teaches the following FIT Precollege Classes:
“The world is changing very quickly. I believe that developing polished, strategic writing skills, and understanding the modern media, will give students a distinct advantage in their careers and in their lives.”
Industry Experience includes:
The Country of Japan