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Department of Communication Career Day

  • UC Santa Barbara Corwin Pavilion (map)

Learn from the Best!

Seek career advice and explore future opportunities from alumni just like you! They've been where you are, let them guide you on your path to success.

1:00p.m. : Check in for all registered students and alumni speakers 

1:30p.m. - 3:30p.m. : Career Day

4:00p.m. : Communication alumni are invited to join us for a special wine reception

We are quite excited about our alumni speakers participating this year! We have just a few slots left. Please contact Matt Schermerhorn ( for more information. Even if you cannot participate in Career Day, please stop by and say hello to some of your favorite Communication professors."


Key Note Speaker Christoper Lincoln '84

As a producer and director, Christopher Lincoln has earned a reputation for delivering both exciting and informative programming in a variety of sports and entertainment.

Over the past thirty-two years Lincoln has been a part of ten Olympic games having worked for the host broadcaster and with three US rights holders, (NBC, CBS, ABC).

Most recently Chris has supported NBC in the 2016 Olympic Games, producing the Sailing coverage from Rio. His company Flying Fish Productions focuses in live event production.

Over the course of his career, Lincoln served as a Vice President for Fox Sports, Senior Director at ESPN and helped launch Golf Channel in 1995 as the channels Coordinating Director.

A winner of five national Emmy awards, Lincoln currently resides in Santa Barbara, California. He serves on the board of the Dream Foundation, a national charitable foundation based in Santa Barbara, CA. He has three young adult children: Kristen, a 2013 graduate of UCSB and two currently in college, Alexandra at UCLA and Robert at Cornell.

Flying Fish Productions, Inc. is a producer of award-winning “Olympic” television programming for broadcast and cable networks. The company has created and produced sports and entertainment programming since 1999. Specializing in multi-camera live events and studio based productions, Flying Fish can handle any and all production services from pre-production straight through to the finished product.

Partnering with leading vendors and an array of experienced personnel, Flying Fish enables clients to work closely with our company to produce their event in both a creative and cost-effective manner. Servicing media companies, professional leagues, conferences and organizations ranging from the International Sailing Federation to Lucas Films.

Earlier Event: April 29
ROTC Awards & Reception
Later Event: April 29
Associated Students Reunion