In the Pink Produce take home first place at JobFirstNYC’s My City, My Community Pitch Competition

BUILDFest champions In the Pink Produce takes home first place at JobFirstNYC’s My City, MyCommunity Pitch Competition

BUILD NYC entrepreneurs shined at JobsFirstNYC’s My City, My Community Pitch Competition, a city-wide competition open to 16-24-year-old entrepreneurs with social-impact ideas that advance their communities. Two teams from the High School for Innovation in Advertising and Media competed and came home winners. In the Pink Produce won first place and a cash prize of $2,000 for addressing the food desert crisis in Canarsie. Black Hearts Studios came in third place and received $1,000 for its media company dedicated to creating a future where black casts and characters are common in media/Anime/comics and Manga.

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HOW TO RECORD

1. iPhone, iPad, Zoom and Loom are all choices of recording tools for their video presentation 
2. Record with both students and their presentation in view
3. Record horizontally for the best view of the students and their presentation
4. Follow Presentation Diagram to the Right

PRESENTATION TIPS.

- Make eye contact with the camera
- Notecards may be used as cue cards
•Pro Tip: Notecards should avoid having a full script
- Even when you are not speaking, don’t forget the camera is still recording!
•Be aware of your body language while you and your business partners are speaking
- Everyone has an opportunity to speak
- Professional dress is encouraged
- Practice makes perfect
•Practice how you will transition from each speaker
•Project your voice when you speak​

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