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 AMThe 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

What is this new media we are always hearing about ?  Publish2’s Greg Linch, sheds some light.  Moderated by VCU professor Dr. Marcus Messner.

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.

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