Communication Week Brings Experts, Alumni, April 1-6

The editor of the region’s largest newspaper, a nationally known public-speaking coach, School of Communication alumni, and other distinguished speakers will be on campus for Communication Week events, April 1 through 6, starting with a student awards dinner on Sunday.

In addition to this page, the week’s events are also on Facebook.

SUNDAY, April 1
Time: 5-7 p.m.
Event: Student Recognition & Awards Banquet
Venue: Muse Banquet Room
COST – Students $7; faculty and others $12

MONDAY, April 2
Time: 3 – 4:30
Event: Journalism curriculum discussion, Heth 22. All journalism students invited.
Time: 5-6:15
Event: “Journalism in the Digital Age
Speaker: Carole Tarrant, Editor, The Roanoke Times (Mimi Award winner)
Venue: The Bonnie Auditorium
Topic Category: Journalism

TUESDAY, April 3
Time: 5-6:15
Event: “How To Address Any Audience Like Your Career Depends On It
Speaker: Kevin Daley, Executive Coach
Venue: The Bonnie Auditorium
Topic Category: Professional Presentations
Sponsored by BB&T

Time: 5-6:15
Event: “Succeeding in Sports Journalism— what you need to know NOW
Speaker: Marty Smith, ESPN Newscaster (Radford, 1998)
Venue: The Bonnie Auditorium
Topic Category: Journalism/Broadcasting

Time: 11:00 – 12:15
Event: Job-Hunting Seminar-“From Thirsty Thursday to Everyday Job Seeker
Speaker: Alyssa Gavitt
Venue: Heth 14
Topic Category: Student Job Hunting Skills Workshop

Event: “Meeting Convergence Head On
Time: 5-6:15
Speaker: Steve Jackson, Central Washington University
(See his linkedin page)
Venue: The Bonnie Auditorium
Topic Category: Media Convergence

FRIDAY, April 6
Event: Alumni Career Workshop Panels
Venue for Both: Heth 14

First Panel — Advertising & PR Alumni,  11-noon

  • Todd Barrish
  • Amanda Allen
  • Sarah Ross

Second Panel — Journalism, Web & Production Technology Alumni, noon-1

Added Event: Journalism curriculum discussion, Heth 14. All journalism students invited. Time: 1:30 – 2:30

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About Bob Stepno

mild-mannered reporter who fell deeper into computers and the Web during three trips through graduate school in the 1980s and 1990s, then began teaching journalism, media studies and Web production, most recently as a faculty member at Radford University.
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