UNC Asheville to Host High School Media Career Workshop
Fri, 09/30/2011 - 1:09pm
Future journalists from area high schools can hone their skills and meet media experts at UNC Asheville’s Media Career Workshop on Thursday, Oct. 13. Registration is now open for students and teachers from across Western North Carolina. The cost is $10 per person, which includes lunch.
Check-in for the Media Career Workshop begins at 9 a.m. in UNC Asheville’s Highsmith University Union, Alumni Hall. Workshops run from 10 a.m-2:30 p.m. and will take place in UNC Asheville’s Highsmith University Union, Mountain Suites. Media professionals will discuss the rights and responsibilities of student journalists, blogging and online news reporting, social networks, magazine writing, photojournalism, opinion writing, and graphic design for newspapers and yearbooks during the daylong event.
The Media Career Workshop is organized annually by UNC Asheville’s Mass Communication Department in cooperation with the N.C. Scholastic Media Association based at UNC Chapel Hill’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
For more information, call Gerry Donovan in the UNC Asheville Mass Communication Department at 828/232-5027.