The University of Southern Indiana, the Communications Department and the Scripps Howard Center for Media Studies are co-sponsors of High School Media Day, involving hundreds of area high school students and their teachers.
High school journalists attend sessions 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 and yearbooks, communication careers, interviewing basics and writing newspaper leads.
Campus tours and opportunities to meet with USI communications students also are available.
Media Day also includes newspaper and yearbook contests, publication critiques and an awards luncheon.