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Tennessee Student Journalist Collective - Opening Workshop

Saturday, September 30, 2017,
  • Location: Kissam Multipurpose Room - C210

WHO: Workshop will be led by award-winning journalist Sandra Dawson Long Weaver; the following guest speakers have been confirmed:

  • Benet J. Wilson, Google News Lab Trainer
  • Michael Anastasi, vice president of news, USA Today – Tennessee
  • David Plazas, opinion engagement editor, The Tennessean
  • Rosetta Miller-Perry, publisher and CEO of The Tennessee Tribune
  • Ian Morrison, Assistant Vice Chancellor of Media & External Affairs, Vanderbilt University
  • Dr. Karen Dunlap, president emeritus of The Poynter Institute
  • Dwight Lewis, former editorial page editor of The Tennessean
  • Scott Stroud, News Editor – TN, KY, WV, The Associated Press

WHAT: An opportunity for student editors and advisers of student-run publications throughout the state to collaborate and produce stories relevant to their shared on-campus experiences. This opening workshop will give participants access to local experts that can help advance their careers and prepare them for covering hot-topic issues such as sexual assault or financial aid policy.

WHEN: Saturday, September 30th, 9am-2pm

WHERE: Kissam Multipurpose room C210

WHY: Cross-state collaboration with other student journalists; career advancement; exclusive connections to local journalism experts

HOW: Apply at http://tinyurl.com/tnsjcworkshop, participants will be notified of their acceptance decision on a rolling basis.

Sponsors: The Tennessee Tribune, The Tennessean, Vanderbilt University, the Nashville chapters of the Society of Professional Journalists and the National Association of Black Journalists