Two Free Journalism Events for Students and Educators to Consider Attending

For Educators: Friday, October 19
10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 

What are the pressing issues for your journalism program? The California Journalism Education Coalition — with the California College Media Association and California State University, Northridge — hosts a forum for journalism educators, advisers and advocates. Share your challenges and successes, and get encouragement and advice from your colleagues and professionals.

This free summit also features a panel of media professionals from The Orange County Register, The Ventura County Star, La Opinión and KPCC. They will provide insights into shifts in their newsrooms and what these changes mean for you, your students and the practice of journalism.

Where: California State University, Northridge in the Flintridge Room at the Student Union
RSVP: by Oct. 12 to cacollegemedia@gmail.com
Parking: available in the G3 structure for $6 (for a map, visit calcollegemedia.org)

For Students and Educators: Saturday, October 20
8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

This SPJLA-sponsored event, “Gen-J” Journalism Day and AdviserFEST, offers a number of workshops for both students and educators. And it’s free with lunch provided.

“Gen-J” Journalism Day will offer students workshops on multimedia storytelling, breaking news, sports writing, layout and design, photojournalism and spanish-language journalism.

Educators can take part in AdviserFEST and participate in the following workshops: Convergence, InDesign Tips and Tricks, and Keep Programs Alive.

Where: CSUN’s Manzanita Hall
RSVP: Drop on by!
Parking: Parking lot B3 for $6 (map)

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