Registration for College Media Day ends Thursday

Registration closes today at 5 p.m. so act now!

Limited seats are still available for the inaugural College Media Day this Saturday, Oct. 19, hosted by SPJ Virginia Pro Chapter and The Richmond-Times Dispatch. Registration closes Thursday, so e-mail virginiaprospj@gmail.com now to save your seat!

Your $15 per person registration includes a light breakfast, pizza lunch, a full day of workshops and networking with local journalists. Get a group together and take advantage of our special offer: Register five students for $60!

Saturday’s sessions with local pro journalists include:
How to Land a Job or Internship;
The Freedom of Information Act in the College Newsroom;
Inform, Engage and Get it Right: The New Role of Social Media in Your Newsroom;
Hit Me With Your Best Shot : Planning and Executing Great Photography;
Blue-Ribbon Special : How to Make Your Work Shine in Journalism Contests;
So you want to be a Columnist;
Investigative Workshop;
The Hidden Powers of WordPress;
and a College Journalism Hackathon

One-on-one critiques are also available. Please indicate in your registration e-mail to virginiaprospj@gmail.com if you are interested in a critique. This is your opportunity to meet hiring editors and journalists from several media outlets around Virginia. Be ready to share your portfolio of work.

Journalism students and college paper staffers from across the commonwealth have already signed up. We look forward to seeing you Saturday!

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