Julie Ward: 3 things

February 12, 2008

Julie Ward is the former assistant sports editor of USA Today.She joined USAT from the St. Louis Globe-Democrat as a general assignment reporter in 1984. She served as assistant sports editor from 1989 to 2007.She is a Pioneer Award recipient of the Association of Women in Media (AWSM). GRADED EXERCISE: In the comments section below, […]

Who’s your columnist #3

February 8, 2008

Your comment must be posted by 30 minutes before the Tuesday Feb. 12 class.You must include the URL so that others can read the column, too.Let me know if you have any questions.See you in class.

Communication Day — Meeting with B.J. Koubaroulis

February 5, 2008

Meeting with B.J. Koubaroulis ? For students that will be attending Communication Day on Feb. 7 in Dewberry Hall, I look forward to meeting with you and hearing your ideas, aspirations, goals and gripes about your future as a sports writer or some other more financially-rewarding career! Here’s a quick synopsis of what I plan […]

BJ Koubaroulis: 3 things (extra credit)

February 3, 2008

On Thursday Feb. 7, the class will meet in Dewberry Hall of the Johnson Center in order for you to participate in the Communication Department’s semi-annual Communication Day event between 10:45 a.m. and 3 p.m. (see seperate e-mail for the full agenda). Please consider attending early, especially for Jennifer Carroll‘s 12:15 p.m. presentation on media […]

Jennifer Carroll: 3 things (extra credit)

February 3, 2008

Jennifer Carroll, Vice President/New Media Content, Gannett Jennifer Carroll works with newspapers throughout Gannett in developing strategy, readership and content initiatives in new media, from building digital communities through social networking to reaching niche audiences and innovative dimensions in public service journalism. She helped conceive and launch Gannett’s Information Center, a model transforming the way […]

Alan Goldenbach: 3 things

February 3, 2008

NOTE: Alan had to cancel, so this assignment will be rescheduled. On Tuesday Feb. 5, our guest in class is Washington Post prep and takeout writer Alan Goldenbach.Deadline for this exercise worth 3 final grading points is Thursday Feb. 7, 30 minutes before classtime.

Covering baseball in a major market

February 2, 2008

Let me introduce myself first. My name is Jeremy Cothran and I’m a former student in several of Steve’s classes at George Mason University. Like my former colleague B.J. Koubaroulis, I was also the sports editor of the Broadside. I graduated in 2005 and currently work at The Star-Ledger, which is based in Newark, N.J., […]