Resources for the Media

As the leading, national professional association for career counselors and specialists, NCDA is often consulted by the news media for information related to career planning and decision-making, national trends, best practices in job searching and other career-related topics.

This guide is intended to be a resource for journalists seeking sources in the following topical areas. Inclusion in this list is voluntary and requires only a willingness to speak to the news media and to respond to media inquiries promptly. Topics included in the guide are

 

TOPIC

CONTACT

Career Trends, Job Outlook, Unemployment

Rich Feller, Ph.D.
Professor, Counseling and Career Development
University Distinguished Teaching Scholar
School of Education, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO 80523-1588
O 970-491-6879 H 970-493-5228
Rich.Feller@colostate.edu

Charles Lehman, Director
Employment and Economic Information Center of NM
2909 La Veta NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
Phone 505-938-1282w 505-270-0171c

Lisa Severy, Ph.D.
Director of Career Services &
Assistant Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs
Center for Community, 3rd Floor
University of Colorado BOULDER
Lisa.Severy@Colorado.edu
303-492-4104

Social Media in Job Search; Technology & Career Development

 

Paul Timmins
Director of Career Services -- College of Liberal Arts
University of Minnesota
612-624-9812
timmi004@umn.edu

Melissa A. Venable, PhD
Education Writer
OnlineCollege.org
813-545-8912
melissa.venable@yahoo.com

Marie Zimenoff
A Strategic Advantage
333 W. Drake Road, Suite 11
Fort Collins, CO 80526
www.astrategicadvantage.com
970.420.8413 or 800.517.2080

Collegiate Job Market

 

Jamie J. Johnson, MS, MCC
Associate Director, Career Development
Davidson College, Center for Career Development
704-894-2524
jjjohnson@davidson.edu

Lisa Severy, Ph.D.
Director of Career Services &
Assistant Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs
Center for Community, 3rd Floor
University of Colorado BOULDER
Lisa.Severy@Colorado.edu
303-492-4104

Paul Timmins
Director of Career Services -- College of Liberal Arts
University of Minnesota
612-624-9812
timmi004@umn.edu

Mental Health & Career Counseling

 

Cynthia D. Marco-Scanlon, Ph.D., PCC-S     
National Career Development Association Secretary  www.ncda.org
Interim Director, Coord. of Career Education & Career Counselor, Adjunct Faculty
Center for Career Services  www.jcu.edu/careercenter
John Carroll University
cmarco@jcu.edu      
216-397-4237     

Lee Covington Rush, Ph.D., NCC
Assistant Professor – Counseling
Coordinator – Graduate Career Counseling Certification Department of Counseling, Adult, and Higher Education Northern Illinois University DeKalb, IL 60115
815-753-8210
lrush@niu.edu

Transition to Retirement

 

Rich Feller, Ph.D.
Professor, Counseling and Career Development
University Distinguished Teaching Scholar
School of Education, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO 80523-1588
O 970-491-6879 H 970-493-5228
Rich.Feller@colostate.edu

Pat Schwallie-Giddis
Associate Professor
George Washington University
(O) 202-994-6856
(C) 571-251-4282
drpat@gwu.edu

Social Justice & Career Development

 

Lee Covington Rush, Ph.D., NCC
Assistant Professor – Counseling
Coordinator – Graduate Career Counseling Certification Department of Counseling, Adult, and Higher Education Northern Illinois University DeKalb, IL 60115
815-753-8210
lrush@niu.edu

Salary information by occupation

 

Charles Lehman, Director
Employment and Economic Information Center of NM
2909 La Veta NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
Phone 505-938-1282w 505-270-0171c

Marie Zimenoff
A Strategic Advantage
333 W. Drake Road, Suite 11
Fort Collins, CO 80526
www.astrategicadvantage.com
970.420.8413 or 800.517.2080

Internships

 

Jamie J. Johnson, MS, MCC
Associate Director, Career Development
Davidson College, Center for Career Development
704-894-2524, personal cell: 859-537-3001
jjjohnson@davidson.edu

Lisa Severy, Ph.D.
Director of Career Services &
Assistant Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs
Center for Community, 3rd Floor
University of Colorado BOULDER
Lisa.Severy@Colorado.edu
303-492-4104

Paul Timmins
Director of Career Services -- College of Liberal Arts
University of Minnesota
612-624-9812
timmi004@umn.edu

Government Relations & Legislation

See RESOURCES FOR THE MEDIA on the Government Relations page.