April 15: Povich Center Workshop & Jamboree

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April 15: Povich Center Workshop & Jamboree
Feb 28, 2017

On Saturday, April 15, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., members of the sports media will gather in Knight Hall to work with high school and college journalism students from around the region on different skill sets, including reporting, writing, editing, digital media, television and radio production, as well as working for a university, pro team or league.

For more information about the event or to register, email Beth Mechum at bmechum@umd.edu.

For more information about the event, email Beth Mechum at bmechum@umd.edu

- 9:00 a.m Check In & Breakfast

Schedule and the List of Participants:

- 9:30 a.m. Welcoming Remarks

David Povich

Rafael Lorente

10 a.m. Presentation: Admissions

Lisa Berglund

- 10 a.m. Panel: “Why Sports Journalism”

Moderator: George Solomon, Director of the Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism

Panelists:

Callie Caplan, Sports Editor, The Diamondback

Aaron Carter, High School Sports Reporter, Philadelphia Daily News

Liz Clarke, Washington Redskins beat writer, The Washington Post

David Meeks, Managing Editor, USA Today Sports

Joe Yasharoff, Sports Production Adjunct Professor, Merrill College

 

- 11 a.m.

 Columns Features

Liz Clarke, Sportswriter, The Washington Post

David Steele, Sportswriter, The Sporting News

Sports  TV – In Front of & Behind the Camera

Joe Yasharoff, Sports Production Adjunct Professor, Merrill College

Diana Russini, Reporter, ESPN

Sports Photography & Design

Chris Rukan, Art Director, The Washington Post

John McDonnell, Sports Photographer, The Washington Post

- 12 p.m. Lunch

Keynote Speakers: Jim Brady, CEO & Founder of Billy Penn & Rhiannon Walker, Associate Editor, The Undefeated

- 1 p.m.

Covering the Beat

Jon Solomon, National college football reporter at CBS Sports

Sports Radio

Andy Pollin, Sports Radio Host, ESPN 570

- 2 p.m.

Working for the Team

 

Sports Websites and Multimedia

Michael Stern, Co-founder, The Left Bench

 

- 3 p.m.

 “Free-For-All”

 Writing

George Solomon, Director Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism, former Sports Editor, The Washington Post

Danielle Cadet, Senior Editor, The Undefeated

Gabe Hiatt, Sports Editor, Washington Post Express

 

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