eXposure is a nonprofit program of The Napoleon Complex Project that serves to provide Universities & HBCU college students with insight and exposure to the multi-media industry. Students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities who have interest in the Arts, Television and Film production, Radio, Media, Public Relations and Live event production are selected to participate in opportunity building events throughout the year.
It’s no secret that HBCU’s & small Colleges are continuing to operate under limited funds and little resources, especially during the current economic recession. And, with financial loss comes cuts to vital areas such as technology, equipment, adjunct professorships, and guest speakers. Seeing this as a major hurdle for these college students, CEO/Founder Don Napoleon launched eXposure as a way to provide students with the resources and opportunities they need.
Through eXposure, HBCU graduate and television/video producer Don Napoleon found a way to give back to his college and other struggling HBCU’s by providing students with the opportunity to learn about the latest technologies, equipment, and tools to help them in their pursuit of a career in multi-media.
Don Napoleon is a graduate of Virginia State University and currently serves as a senior producer, videographer, and photographer in the Washington, DC area. Don credits his success to meeting the right people, making the right connections, and being eXposed to the right tools and resources. He knows the struggles and obstacles of “making it” in the highly competitive field of television and film production and feels it is only right to give back what he has learned.
Media tours making a difference for College students!
eXposure Media Project COVERAGE:
2013 (Fall) eXposure Tour – Virginia State University (PHOTO GALLERY)
2013 (SPRING) eXposure Tour – Bowie State University (VIDEO HIGHLIGHT)
2013 (SPRING) eXposure Tour – Bowie State University (PHOTO GALLERY)
2013(SUMMER) eXposure Tour – DC Arts & Humanities Commission (PHOTO GALLERY)
2012 (FALL) eXposure Tour – Virginia State University (VIDEO HIGHLIGHT)
2011 eXposure Tour – Virginia State University (VIDEO HIGHLIGHT)
2011 eXposure Tour – Virginia State University (PHOTOGRAPHY GALLERY)
2011 (SUMMER) eXposure Tour – DC Arts & Humanities Commission (PHOTO GALLERY)
WPGC 95.5 Guy Lambert Interview with eXposure’s Don & Erica Napoleon
eXposure provides the following:
Bus trips for college students to Washington, DC for studio tours, special guest seminars, round-table discussions and job shadowing
Quarterly newsletter to participating students with information about internships, industry events, and more.
Symposiums with Industry Professionals
Film Projects (In development)
Supporters & Past Tour Locations:
Virginia State University, Mass Communications Department
Bowie State University, Mass Communications Department
DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities
Napoleon Complex Project, LLC
Capitol File Magazine
CBS Radio Personality – Justine Love
Ty Brooks Creative
Gearshift TV Productions, LLC & Fairfax Video Studio
Sirius XM Radio
ABC News – Washington, DC
ESPN – Washington, DC
Henninger Media Services, Inc.
AL JAZEERA NETWORK
Voice of Amercia
Studio 202 Bliss FM
To date, here is what eXposure has provided:
More than 500 plus students with exposure to the multi-media industry and confirmed internships.
The opportunity for students to meet industry leaders and icons in media, arts and communications.
eXposure tours to top media corporations including: SiriusXM Radio, CBS Radio, ABC, ESPN, BBC, Al Jazeera, Voice Of America, WPGC – CBS Radio, WJLA- News, Studio 202 BLIS.fm, NFL Players Association, Henniger Video Productions, Fairfax Video Studio, Niche Media- Capitol File Magazine, Comcast Sportsnetwork
Don Napoleon – Founder
Erica Napoleon – Co-Founder/ President/ Executive Director
Nakia Lynch – Program Coordinator/Special Projects
Rudy Napoleon – Program Coordinator/Special Events
Katarina Smith – Media/Video/Editor
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