April 16: Povich Center Workshop & Jamboree


April 16: Povich Center Workshop & Jamboree
Apr 5, 2016

On Saturday, April 16, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., members of the sports media gathered 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, 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

- 10 a.m. Panel: “Sports Media and Your Future”

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


Effie Dawson, Managing Editor, Washington Post News Service

Evva Starr, Newspaper and yearbook teacher, Wootton HS

Alan Goldenbach, Assistant professor of journalism at Hood College; former Washington Post reporter

Michael Stern, Merrill College student, c0-founder, The Left Bench

Aaron Carter, High School Sports Reporter, Philadelphia Daily News

- 11 a.m.

 Columns Features

David Steele, Sportswriter, The Sporting News; Les Carpenter, Sportswriter, Guardian US

Sports Radio & TV

Mark Gray, The Shadow League & Heritage Sports Radio Network

Glenn Consor, National Basketball Association and NCAA basketball analyst and studio host

Working for the Team

Jessica Bernheim, Assistant Director of Athletics Communications at George Washington University

Jodi Fick, Assistant AD/ Communications & ICA Internships 

- 12 p.m. Lunch

Keynote Speaker: Liz Clarke, Sportswriter, The Washington Post

- 1 p.m.

Covering the Beat

Jon Solomon, National college football reporter at CBS Sports

Aaron Carter, High School Sports Reporter, Philadelphia Daily News

 Sports Photography & Design

John McDonnell, Photographer, The Washington Post & 

- 2 p.m.

 Television Production

Joe Yasharoff, Adjunct Professor, Merrill College, Former Managing Editor at CSN

Sports Multimedia and Social Media

Matt Brown, College League Manager

Claire McNear, SB Nation Staff Writer

- 3 p.m.



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

Career & Merrill College

Adrianne Flynn, Internships & Career Director at Merrill College

 Click here for Last Year’s Schedule

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