(From left) SPJ adviser Brandon Szuminsky, Chelsea Dicks, Sarah Bell, Katherine Mansfield and Nick Farrell attended the Region 1 Conference at Rutgers University.
Though it was an SPJ event, the members attended the conference to accept a Mark of Excellence award for the university’s newspaper, the Yellow Jacket. The paper received second place.
During the conference, the SPJ members attended a number of useful sessions; they learned about covering tragedies on campus, editorial cartoons, narratives and much more.
After attending the SPJ conference in Cleveland on Feb. 23, members Lucas Diethorn and Jenny Schouppe posed in front of the “free” stamp on Lakeside Avenue.
During the conference, four Waynesburg University SPJ members learned how to use social media to become better journalists. The focus of the conference was primarily online content. Through the conference, attendees were able to participate in hands-on activities and group discussions.
Eight student members of the Waynesburg University Society of Professional Journalists plan to attend an upcoming conference in Cleveland on Saturday, Feb. 23.
We hope to see you there!
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Seven Waynesburg University students attended the JournCamp conference in Chicago last semester. Above, members Chelsea Dicks, Nick Farrell, Lucas Diethorn, Sarah Bell, Kyle Edwards and Katherine Mansfield pose on the Navy Pier after the conference concluded.