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Auburn University to hold second annual Journalism Advisers Workshop

AUBURN – Auburn University’s College of Liberal Arts will host its second annual Journalism Advisers Workshop for elementary, middle school and high school newspaper advisers Wednesday, May 30, through Saturday, June 2 on the university campus.

Registration is open through Monday, April 30, at 5 p.m. The first 18 advisers to register and pay the workshop fee will be accepted into the program.

The Journalism Advisers Workshop blends journalism theory with practical, hands-on application to give participants the knowledge and skill set needed to start publications at their schools or take their publications to the next level.

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Journalist Al Benn to give 2012 Davis lecture at Auburn University Feb. 22

AUBURN – Veteran journalist Al Benn will bring the experience and anecdotes of nearly a half-century in journalism when he visits Auburn University as the 2012 speaker for the Neil and Henrietta Davis Lecture Series. Benn will speak Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 6 p.m. in the Dixon Auditorium of the Auburn University Hotel and Conference Center.

Since his retirement from the Montgomery Advertiser in 2003, Benn has remained an active journalist through his popular “Al Benn’s Alabama” feature, as well as other projects.

His 32 years with the Advertiser resulted in thousands of stories and photographs – not only about breaking news events, but also relating the stories of hundreds of everyday Alabamians.

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Auburn University to hold 10th annual high school journalism workshop in June

AUBURN – High school students can gain hands-on experience in journalism and other communication fields during the 10th annual summer workshop hosted by Auburn University’s Department of Communication and Journalism in the College of Liberal Arts, June 17-22. The workshop is open to rising sophomores, juniors and seniors; graduating seniors are not eligible. Only the first 25 paid registrants will be accepted to the workshop, which will be held on the Auburn University campus.

The cost is $500 per student and includes the registration fee, all meals, equipment, field trips and lodging for five days. The fee also covers the cost for the participant and two guests to eat at the closing banquet and keynote address on Friday, June 22. Extra guests will cost $25 each.

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Auburn University to host journalism advisers workshop for teachers

AUBURN –Auburn University will host a journalism workshop on campus for elementary, middle school and high school newspaper advisers, June 9-11.

The workshop will provide teachers with the basic skills they need to teach the next generation of newspaper reporters and editors. Participants will become newsroom managers, ready for any assignment that could come up in a school environment.

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Auburn University to hold ninth annual high school journalism workshop in June

AUBURN – High school students can gain hands-on experience in journalism and other communication fields during the ninth annual summer workshop hosted by Auburn University’s Department of Communication and Journalism, June 19-24.

The workshop will take place on the Auburn University campus. The cost is $300 per student and includes the registration fee, all meals, field trips and lodging for five days. The fee also covers the cost for the participant and two guests to eat at the closing banquet and awards presentation on Friday, June 24. Extra guests will cost $25 each. Students who need financial assistance also can apply for scholarships to attend the workshop.

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Auburn to honor five veteran journalists in early spring award ceremony

AUBURN – Veteran CBS News reporter Jim Stewart is one of five journalists chosen to receive 2011 Auburn Journalism Awards at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center on Friday, April 22, at 11:30 a.m. The other honorees are Dewey English, managing editor of The Mobile Press-Register; Carol Pappas, former editor and publisher of The Talladega Daily Home and St. Clair Times; Jon Johnson, sports editor of The Dothan Eagle; and the late Ronald B. Casey, former editorial page editor of The Birmingham News.

Stewart will receive the Distinguished Mass Media Achievement award; English, the Distinguished Auburn University Journalism Alumnus award; Pappas, the Distinguished Alabama Community Journalist award; and Johnson, the Distinguished Alabama Community Sports Journalist award. Casey will be honored posthumously with the Distinguished Special Achievement in Journalism award.

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