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Collegiate Journalism Conference Scheduled for 11/22/08

SPJ will host its annual Collegiate Journalism Conference this fall at the University of Washington on Saturday, November 22, 2008. The goal is to provide programs and information for students who are looking for a career in journalism. Among this year’s topics are:

How to Break into Broadcast
Dealing with Trauma in the College Newsroom
Critique of Campus Newspapers
Ethical Problems at Your Campus Publications
Critique of Student Writing
The Future of Print Journalism
How to Write an Effective Resume
Close-up:  How to Write Revealing Features
How to Produce Podcasts
What the Public Thinks of the News Media

The event will include two special guests:  Scott Maben, Regional Director for SPJ’s region 10, and Erin Riley, SPJ Campus Student Representative.

For more information about the event or to register, please contact Oren Campbell.

Thanks to those at UW who are graciously hosting the event, and to everyone who has helped to coordinate and put the program on, including the instructors who are graciously donating their time. It looks like another successful event, so SAVE THE DATE!

  • Dana Blozis
    Posted at 18:49h, 24 November

    I attended the collegiate journalism conference this weekend, along with 60 or so students from 10 colleges throughout Washington. The event gave the true picture of today’s journalism industry, but also explained where opportunities and exist. More info. will be posted soon, so stay tuned! Thanks to Oren Campbell for putting this program together and to Kristin Millis and Will Mari from UW for hosting us.