Scripps Howard Center for Media Studies

High School Media Day

A part of the Communications Program

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This department's Journalism, Public Relations/Advertising, and Radio/Television programs are fully accredited by the Accrediting Council for Education in Journalism  and Mass Communication (ACEJMC).

Media Day

USI's 22nd Annual High School Media Day Set for February 28, 2014. >> INFORMATION

Social Media Symposium - February 27, 2014


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USI's 22nd Annual High School Media Day Set for February 28, 2014

The University of Southern Indiana, the Communications Department and the Scripps Howard Center for Media Studies are co-sponsors of the 22nd annual High School Media Day, involving hundreds of area high school students and their teachers.

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High school journalists will begin sessions at 9 a.m., offered by USI faculty and area media professionals.  Workshops include such topics as Social Media, Digital Audio Editing, Digital Storytelling, Digital Video Editing, Feature Writing, Journalism Ethics, Advertising in Newspapers & Yearbooks, Communication Careers, Interviewing Basics, and Writing Newspaper Leads.  There also will be tours of the USI campus and an opportunity to meet with USI communications students.

Media Day also includes newspaper and yearbook contests, publication critiques, and an awards luncheon.

Persons interested in the program should contact Dr. Gael L. Cooper at USI's Scripps Howard Center for Media Studies, at (812) 465-7136 or by email at 

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