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Samford Communications Workshop Set for Sept. 16

Posted on 1999-08-26 by Mary Wimberley (205) 726-2922

The Samford University Communications Workshop for high school journalists and advisors will be held Thursday, Sept. 16.

The day-long event is co-sponsored by the Samford Department of Journalism and Mass Communication and the Alabama Press Association Journalism Foundation.

A morning careers panel will feature Aubrey Miller, director of travel and tourism, Southern Progress Corp.; Fran Curry, anchor/news reporter, WVTM-TV; Carole Cain, manager of human resources, Southern Progress Corp.; and Lee Walls, Jr., executive vice president, Walls Newspapers and president, Walls New Media.

Topics to be covered during the day include basic and advanced newspaper writing, advertising and staffing; sports writing, magazine writing and layout, photojournalism, broadcast reporting and sports coverage.

Registration check-in begins at 7:45 a.m. in Reid Chapel, with the careers panel to begin at 8:30 a.m. The program will conclude at 1:50 p.m. Fee is $3 per student. Advisors may attend for free. Lunch may be purchased in the Samford cafeteria or food court.

For information or telephone reservation, call (205) 726-2465 by Friday, Sept. 10.


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