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Hillary Needle

President Hillary Needle Events, Inc.
Work Hillary Needle Events 3 Debbie Ct. Dix Hills New York 11746 United States Work Phone: 516-993-4056
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Biographical Info

Hillary Needle, President of Hillary Needle Events Inc., has more than 20 years of senior management expertise in event planning. Her experience includes serving as the Director of Development for the American Heart Association and then as an Executive Vice President for eight years at a prominent event planning corporation active in fundraising event management for not-for-profit organizations. Hillary created Hillary Needle Events Inc. in 2009 to bring her creativity, passion and dedication directly to her clients. She brings organizational skills and staffing knowledge for a broad spectrum of special events that include large galas, golf outings, networking receptions, food tastings, fashion shows, art auctions and educational symposiums. Hillary is successful in developing and implementing strategies that help organizations brand and grow existing events in addition to building an event from concept to celebration.

In 2013 and 2015, Hillary was named one of the “Top 50 Most Influential Women in Business” by Long Island Business News. This prestigious award recognizes the significant contributions of women professionals to the region’s economy and to the communities in which we do business. LIBN also featured Hillary in the 2017 and 2018 Who’s Who in Women in Professional Services issues. In 2015, Hillary was selected as a “Long Island Power Woman in Business” by the Queens Courier Newspaper and Schneps Communications.

Hillary is a member of the 2016 class of Molloy College’s The Energeia Partnership, a leadership academy dedicated to identifying and addressing the serious, complex and multi-dimensional issues challenging the Long Island region. Hillary is a cum laude graduate of Hofstra University with a BA in Communications/Journalism. She is proud to give back by serving as President, The Lawrence Herbert School of Communications Alumni Association.

Categories: Event Planning, Not-for-Profit Fundraising, Public Relations
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Fair Media Council Oath for Student Journalists

I, (insert name), do solemnly swear to apply my full potential while serving as a student journalist at  (insert school name).
I pledge to use all my knowledge in my assignments and to actively seek advice and insight from my teachers, for they have the expertise and the experience I need to ensure my success.
I understand the freedoms of speech and of the press I enjoy are a great privilege, and with such privilege comes great responsibility. I must be accurate and fair in my reporting. I must choose my words carefully because words have the power to hurt and to heal. I promise to seek truth in my reporting and to verify my facts. I am not here to judge, but to tell other peoples’ stories to the best of my ability.
By taking this oath, I promise to uphold the highest standards of journalism, so that those who come after me may enjoy these same freedoms. I look forward to seeing my name as a byline, which announces my work to the world and lets readers know I stand by my stories as true, just and worthy of their time.
I take this oath willingly because I am proud to be a student journalist at (insert school name).

The Journalist’s Creed
I believe in the profession of journalism.
I believe that the public journal is a public trust; that all connected with it are, to the full measure of their responsibility, trustees for the public; that acceptance of a lesser service than the public service is betrayal of this trust.
I believe that clear thinking and clear statement, accuracy and fairness are fundamental to good journalism.
I believe that a journalist should write only what he holds in his heart to be true.
I believe that suppression of the news, for any consideration other than the welfare of society, is indefensible.
I believe that no one should write as a journalist what he would not say as a gentleman; that bribery by one’s own pocketbook is as much to be avoided as bribery by the pocketbook of another; that individual responsibility may not be escaped by pleading another’s instructions or another’s dividends.
I believe that advertising, news and editorial columns should alike serve the best interests of readers; that a single standard of helpful truth and cleanness should prevail for all; that the supreme test of good journalism is the measure of its public service.
I believe that the journalism which succeeds best — and best deserves success — fears God and honors Man; is stoutly independent, unmoved by pride of opinion or greed of power, constructive, tolerant but never careless, self-controlled, patient, always respectful of its readers but always unafraid, is quickly indignant at injustice; is unswayed by the appeal of privilege or the clamor of the mob; seeks to give every man a chance and, as far as law and honest wage and recognition of human brotherhood can make it so, an equal chance; is profoundly patriotic while sincerely promoting international good will and cementing world-comradeship; is a journalism of humanity, of and for today’s world.

– Walter Williams, 1914