The Daily Advance, Elizabeth City
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
School Life: EC students attend media workshop
This year, students had the opportunity to see the new multiplatform newsroom and studio in the School of Communication, located in Joyner East.
Robin Bronk, CEO of The Creative Coalition, keynoted the event with a presentation in Hendrix Theatre. As head of the nation’s top arts and entertainment advocacy group, Bronk has created partnerships with leading independent film producers and distributors that address national and global issues. She was also the 2012 Visiting Scholar for the School of Communication.
The workshop hosted breakout sessions with representatives from news and publishing organizations such as PURPLE! Magazine, WITN-TV, WTVD-TV, WNCT-TV, PIRATE Radio, as well as ECU School of Communication faculty. Caitlin Hunnicut, editor of The East Carolinian gave the closing presentation, “Getting the Scoop: Life as a College Journalism Student.