June 2010 Broadcast Institute Recap
June 13-16, 2010 was filled with video critiques, networking opportunities and conversations on eating the pizza as twenty-nine journalists gathered in St. Petersburg, Fla. for SPJs Reporters Institute.
During the program boot camp, speakers covered everything from multimedia tools to ethics. Every hour was packed with valuable information to enhance the careers of the participants. Click here to see the schedule [PDF, 66 KB] from the program.
Participants in the program had three years, or less, of professional experience and worked for publications of all sizes and shapes, from all over the U.S.
Speakers included: Read Bios [PDF, 184 KB]
Sunny Hughes, assistant professor of communication and journalism, University of Maine
Kenneth Irby, director of diversity, The Poynter Institute
Hagit Limor, investigative reporter, WCPO-TV and president-elect, Society of Professional Journalists
Kevin Smith, president, Society of Professional Journalists
Al Tompkins, broadcast and online group leader, The Poynter Institute
Mike Toppo, senior director for news operations and production, CNN.com
Deb Wenger, assistant professor, University of Mississippi
June 2010 Graduates
In their own wordsBe sure to visit SPJ Works for Scott Leadinghams take on the program and participant testimonials. Scott is a recent grad himself and editor of Quill magazine.