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Press Day
Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Kilcawley Student Center

TRACKS
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Newspaper -Reporting and Writing News
James Gallery Room 120

9:25-10:05
On the hunt
Learn the basics of how to find and report the news from two Plain Dealer metro reporters.
Henry Gomez and Rachel Dissell, The Plain Dealer.

10:15-10:55
Storytelling- the craft of journalism
Go inside the Plain Dealer's award-winning series on Johanna Orozco, a Cleveland teen who struggled but survived through an abusive, almost deadly, high-school romance.
Rachel Dissell, The Plain Dealer

11:05-11:45
Don’t count them out yet…Newspapers are competing
Competing in a 24-hour news cycle. How does a newspaper keep up with television and radio and the internet?
Henry Gomez, The Plain Dealer

11:55-12:35
Be a B.A. in your newsroom
From sweet talkers to slackers, how to effectively manage and motivate your staff.
Todd Franko, The Vindicator

12:45-1:25
Editorial writing
There’s more to writing editorials than just rants, learn the skills to write effective editorials.
Dennis Mangan, The Vindicator

If you have questions, or if there is a need for financial support for registration or transportation, please call us at 330-941-3414.

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