Are We There Yet ? A Road Map For Tomorrow’s Journalist
The Virginia Commonwealth University Chapter of Society of Professional Journalist will be hosting a conference on April 7th from 8:30 AM to 4 PM. Join us for an exciting day of learning about different aspects of journalism. All events take place in the Temple Building at 901 W Main Street.
8:30 AM – Registration and Breakfast – Temple Lobby
Let us know you are joining us and enjoy a complimentary breakfast !
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Resume Critique Workshop -Temple Room 2211
Get your resume perfected with VCU career counselor Alicia Aroche (VCU Career Center) and Richmond Times Dispatch senior editor, Sundra Hominik.
10:00 AM- 11:00 AM – The Sporting Life – Temple Room 2219
Come by and hear Richmond Times-Dispatch sports columnist Paul Woody.
11:00 Am – Noon – Internship Panel- Temple Room 2211
Learn about VCU students experiences with internships.
Noon – 1 PM – New Media- Temple Room 2219
1:00 PM- 2:00 PM – Politics of News – Temple 2211
Learn about the political beat with NBC 29’s state capitol reporter, Adam Rhew and Richmond Times-Dispatch columnist Michael Paul Williams
2:oo PM- 3:15 PM – Entertainment Reporting – Temple 2211
What is it like writing about music, theater and movies ? Join Richmond Times-Dispatch pop culture writer Melissa Ruggieri and freelance music journalist Craig Belcher to find out.
3:15-4:00 PM Principles of PR
Learn more about the field of PR from VCU graduate students.