Oct 312012

 The Daily Advance, Elizabeth City

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

School Life: EC students attend media workshop

From Staff Reports

Students from Northeastern High School attended the East Carolina University campus to participate in a variety of workshops addressing media basics like news reporting and writing, as well as other areas like online publishing, yearbook design trends, sports marketing and social media.

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.


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