Journalism Day Schedule
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
9 a.m.-9:50 a.m.
Student Center Room 2222
Welcome and Introduction by Dr. John Carvalho, Associate Director for Journalism, School of Communication and Journalism (@John_P_Carvalho)
Keynote Address – John Archibald
John Archibald has been with the Birmingham News since 1986. For the past 14 of those years, he has been a columnist for the News metro section and for the al.com Web site. His work culminated with the profession’s highest honor, the Pulitzer Prize in Commentary, earlier this year.
10 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
Student Center Room 2222/ Broadcast Beyond the Newscast
Moderator: Dr. Justin Blankenship, (@DrBlankenshipAU) @AUJRNL assistant professor
Scott Duff, News Director, WSFA-TV, Montgomery, AL
Mark Rosen, News Director, WTVM-TV, Columbus, GA
Parker Branton, East Alabama Bureau Reporter, WTVM-TV (tentative)
Student Media Sessions
Plainsman Session Student Center Suite 1111
*Invited guests and Plainsman staffers only
11 a.m.-11:50 a.m.
Student Center Room 2222/ Personal Stories: When You Are the News
Moderator: Dr. Joan Harrell, @AUJRNL lecturer
Mike Oliver, al.com (@MikeOliverAL)
Andrew Yawn, Montgomery Advertiser (@yawn_meister)
Noon to 12:50 p.m.
Student Center Room 2218
Lunch (Invited guests only)
1 p.m.-1:50 p.m.
Student Center Room 2222/ Internet-Based Publishing: Starting from Scratch
Co-moderators: Professor Phillip Rawls, lecturer and veteran Associated Press reporter (@PhillipRawls)
Deepa Fadnis, assistant professor of journalism (@deepafadnis)
Carol Nunnelley, founder and executive director, BirminghamWatch and the Alabama Initiative for Independent Journalism (@BhamWatch)
Jatika Hudson Patterson, co-founder, ImagineInStyle.com (@ImagineInStyle)
Todd Stacy, publisher, Alabama Daily News (@toddcstacy)
Student Center Room 2223/Sports Journalism: Lessons From the Auburn Beat
Moderator: Dr. John Carvalho,@AUJRNL associate professor
Tom Green, al.com (@Tomas_Verde)
Brandon Marcello, AuburnUndercover (@bmarcello)
Maria Martin, WSFA-TV, (@Ria_Martin)
Josh Vitale, Montgomery Advertiser (@JoshVitale)
2 p.m.-3 p.m.
Student Media Sessions
Eagle Eye Session Student Center Suite 1105
*Invited guests and Eagle Eye staffers only
Student Center Room 2222/Job and Internship Hunting: Tips from Alumni
Co-Moderators: Prof. Nan Fairley,@AUJRNL associate professor
Prof. Andrea Hall, @AUJRNL assistant professor
Cliff McCollum, managing editor, Gulf Coast Newspapers (@mrmccollum)
Julie McKinney, communications director, REV Birmingham (@juliecmckin)
Miranda Nobles, communications editor, Auburn OCM (@MirandaNoblesAU)
Troy Turner, editor, Opelika-Auburn News (@troyturnernews)
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Last Updated: October 15, 2018