The campus community is invited to participate in two sessions featuring noted journalism trainer, Al Tompkins, Monday, March 21, 2001.
Tompkins’ first session titled “Teaching Students to Think Critically” will be held at 2:00 p.m. in Stalker Hall 102. The second session, at 4:00 p.m., is titled “10 Essentials of Multimedia Storytelling,” and will also be presented in Stalker Hall 102.
Al Tompkins, Senior Faculty for Broadcast and Online at the Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, Florida, is one of Americas most requested journalism trainers. After more than 25 years as a photographer, investigative reporter and news director, he has taught thousands of journalists in news rooms and workshops in 47 states and around the world. Tompkins has been awarded the National Emmy, the Japan Prize, the National Headliner Award, the Gabriel Award and others. In 2009 he was inducted into the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame. He has helped to author national codes of ethics for the National Press Photographers Association and the Radio Television Digital News Association.
For more information contact David Sabaini at 237-3248 or Darlene Hantzis at 237-3658.
Note: Students may attend the following lectures
10:00 a.m. Guest Lecture COMM 214/414 – Science Bldg. Room 022 (Host: David Sabaini) — TITLED: “Cool Tools”
12:30 p.m. Pizza with students (graduate and undergraduate): Erickson Hall 304 (large conference room) Host: Vaso Michels. Students may bring their work to have Dr. Tompkins evaluate it.