The Oregon Journalism Education Association and the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication invite you to attend the 2019 Fall Media Day. Join us for a full slate of learning sessions led by media professionals, SOJC faculty, and experienced media advisers.

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FINDING STORY IDEAS / INTERVIEWING / PRESS LAW AND ETHICS / TEAMBUILDING / EDITORIAL LEADERSHIP / ELEMENTS OF DESIGN / AUDIO STORYTELLING / ONLINE NEWS COVERAGE / CAREERS IN MEDIA / WRITING AND EDITING / AUDIENCE ENGAGEMENT / VISUAL COMPOSITION / YEARBOOK COPY WRITING / SOLUTIONS JOURNALISM / DATA VISUALIZATIONS / BUILDING TRUST

Eventbrite - Fall Media Day 2019

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 6

ERB MEMORIAL UNION, UNIVERSITY OF OREGON

8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

SCHEDULE:

REGISTRATION: 8-9

KEYNOTE: 9-9:50

SESSION 1: 10-10:50

SESSION 2: 11-11:50

LUNCH: 12-12:50 — on own

SESSION 3: 1-1:50

SESSION 4: 2-2:50

CLOSING: 3-3:30 — awards


REGISTRATION FEES:

Advisers must be current OJEA members to bring students to this event. OJEA membership can be added to your event registration through Eventbrite or can be completed separately here.

OJEA Membership: $35 per year / $90 for three years

Adviser registration: $40 or free for advisers presenting two sessions or one session + contest judging

Student registration: $20 by Oct. 25 / $25 after


FINANCIAL AID:

OJEA will continue to offer support for low-income schools seeking financial assistance in order to attend Fall Media Day. Funding for sub and bus reimbursement is limited and will be reserved for schools with the greatest financial need.

Please apply here by Oct. 11 to be considered for this grant opportunity.


CONTESTS:

The Best of Show contest is for current publications, broadcast, and online media staffs. Middle and high school publications will have their own categories. Bring contest materials to the event, and drop them off at the registration table. Winners will be announced at the award ceremony.

Judges will look at overall content, technical difficulty, and appearance. Awards will be given for first through third place.

Categories:
Yearbook – Bring a copy of your yearbook. Yearbooks will be judged on coverage, writing, visuals, and layout.
Newspaper – Bring a copy of your best publication from the last 12 months. Newspapers will be judged on coverage, writing, visuals and layout.
Magazine – Bring a copy of your best publication from the last 12 months. Magazines will be judged on coverage, writing, visuals and layout.
Website – List the website URL on the form at registration. Make sure it’s up to date and consistently updated.
Newscast – List a URL to access the broadcast online. Entries will be judged by broadcast journalism standards.

There is no additional cost to enter the Best of Show contest.


SPEAKERS:

We are looking for workshop instructors, panelists and forum moderators in journalism, broadcasting, advertising, public relations, photography, layout and design, communication law, First Amendment, new media or any subject you think might be imperative for young journalists. Please keep in mind that if you have presented in previous years, some students may be returning to this event. It may be time to change topics or refresh your presentation. If you have a panel topic, please let us know before you confirm with the participants.

There are four available time-slots to present: 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 2 p.m.. Each session runs for 50 minutes. Lunch is provided for all speakers and presenters.

Sign up here to present or judge: Session Proposal Form


Questions?

Contact us at oregonjea@gmail.com.