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Auburn’s School of Communication and Journalism hosting Journalism Day

Melton Student Center

Auburn University’s School of Communication and Journalism will host Journalism Day, or J-Day, on Tuesday, Sept. 26, beginning at 9 a.m. in the Harold D. Melton Student Center, rooms 2222 and 2223. J-Day is a bi-annual event that connects Auburn students with industry professionals and alumni.

C.J. Holmes ’16 will deliver the keynote speech. Holmes, a School of Communication and Journalism graduate and former Auburn basketball player, currently reports on the Golden State Warriors for The San Francisco Chronicle. Holmes joined The San Francisco Chronicle after four years at the Athletic, where he covered several collegiate and professional teams.

Panels will include guests from USA Today,, Gray Television and War Eagle Productions. Topics will range from “Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Women in Journalism” to “Fiber and Football: Ins and outs of producing Jordan-Hare Stadium videoboard shows.”

J-Day will provide valuable guidance and networking for students searching for internship and post-graduate opportunities or those looking to hear from journalism professionals. All students interested are invited to attend regardless of class rank or major and learn from experienced industry professionals.

To learn more, visit the College of Liberal Arts website or the School of Communication and Journalism's Instagram. For additional information, contact Associate Director for Journalism Justin Blankenship.

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