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High School Journalists Invited to Samford Workshop

Posted on 2002-09-05 by Mary Wimberley (205) 726-2922

Samford University will host a communications workshop for high school students Thursday (SEPT. 12) 8:30 a.m.-1:50 p.m.

The annual event is co-sponsored by the Samford Department of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) and the Alabama Press Association Journalism Foundation.

A morning careers panel will feature professionals who will discuss their work. Panelists are: Ross Mitchell, director, creative marketing group, University of Alabama at Birmingham; Fran Curry, anchor/news reporter, WVTM TV; Laurie Stroud, editor, Birmingham Christian Family magazine; Kevin Scarbinsky, sports columnist, The Birmingham News. Lora Densford, a senior JMC major at Samford, will moderate.

Classroom session topics will include basic and advanced newspaper writing, layout and advertising, magazine writing and layout, photojournalism and broadcast news.

Lunch will be available on campus. Fee is $3 per person. Registration deadline is Tuesday, Sept. 10. For information, call the Samford JMC office at 726-2465.

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