WJI Buzz - Atwood, Smith, Rogers, Tate, Belz

Aug 10, 2011

Roy Atwood (teacher ‘11) and Michael R. Smith (John McCandlish Phillips Scholar ‘11) will speak on a panel organized by Smith, in St. Louis, at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication conference. The session is called “Handwritten Newspapers, Blogging and Unusual Forms of Journalism.” Smith's new book is A Free Press in Freehand: The Spirit of American Blogging in the Handwritten Newspapers of John McLean Harrington 1858-1869. Reach Atwood at dratwood@nsa.edu, and Smith at smithm@campbell.edu.
Catherine Rogers (‘10) completed a summer WJI-funded internship for WAVY-TV, FOX43 and The Hampton Roads Show in Portsmouth, Virginia. Rogers is a student at Bryan College in Dayton, Tenn., and can be reached at crogers9671@student.bryan.edu.
Hubert Tate (‘05-06) is the new weekend anchor at Fox 16 in Little Rock, Ark., and is also a general assignment reporter during the week. Tate is a graduate of Jackson State University and can be reached at htate1@yahoo.com.
WJI is pleased to announce its first journalism workshop held on African soil, January 15-27, 2012, on the campus of the African Bible University in Uganda. In partnership with WORLD magazine, the workshop instruction will be led by Mindy Belz, editor of WORLD. We are currently evaluating applications and will choose 15 professional African journalists to attend. Stay tuned to the WJI Buzz for regular African workshop updates.

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