Western Kentucky University

School of Journalism & Broadcasting Calendar

  Event Information
Journalism Scholars Day Conference
Date:  Friday, November 30th, 2012
Time:  8:30am - 12:00pm
Location:  Mass Media & Technology Hall - WKU Campus

The 2012 High School Journalism Scholars Day Conference, a 40-year tradition at Western Kentucky University, promises to attract more than 400 Kentucky high school journalism students from across the state to the University campus.  The four-hour conference includes breakout sessions, a keynote address, a writing scholarship contest and the Mark of Excellence yearbook contest awards ceremony.  

The conference goal is to encourage excellence in high school media classes. It also provides high school students with the opportunity to increase their knowledge and skills. Staffers and their advisers will find breakout sessions with topics ranging from yearbook design and photography to multimedia storytelling to editorial cartooning.  The sessions will be presented by SJ&B faculty and industry professionals.

Advanced registration is requested. For more information contact:

Charlotte Turtle

JSD Program Director

charlotte.turtle@wku.edu / (270) 745-3055


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