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The Fifth Annual Shirley Povich Workshop and Jamboree
Date:April 21, 2012
On Saturday, April 21, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., members of the sports media gathered in Knight Hall to work with high school and college journalism students from around the region on different skill sets, including reporting, writing, editing, design, digital media, television and radio production, as well as working for a university, pro team and league.
A panel of professionals kicked off the day in the Richard Eaton Auditorium explaining the opportunities available to students interested in careers in sports media. Video of this panel is below.
Schedule and the List of Participants:
- 9:30 a.m. Welcoming Remarks
Kevin Klose, Dean, Philip Merrill College of Journalism
- 10 a.m. Panel: "Sports Media: A Career for You?"
Moderator: Kevin Blackistone, Merrill College Faculty, ESPN's "Around the Horn."
Panelists: Mariel Brady, Junior Publicist, CBS Sports Network; Chartese Burnett, Visiting Professor, Merrill College; Liz Clarke, Sportswriter, The Washington Post; Andy Pollin, Sports Director, ESPN-980; Christy Winters Scott, Comcast SportsNet, ESPN, Raycom, Fox Sports; Jonas Shaffer, Sports Editor, "The Diamondback."
- 11 a.m. Columns:
Features and Multi-Media
Rick Maese, Sportswriter, The Washington Post; David Steele, Sportswriter, The Sporting News
Covering the Beat, the Big Story, Interviewing and the Investigation
Jeff Barker, Sportswriter, The Baltimore Sun; Patrick Stevens, Sportswriter, The Washington Times; Liz Clarke, Sportswriter, The Washington Post
Working for the Team
Doug Dull, Associate Athletics Director, Media Relations, University of Maryland; Matt Williams, Former Vice President, Washington Sports and Entertainment; Chartese Burnett, Former Vice President/Community Relations, Washington Nationals
Andy Pollin, Sports Director, ESPN-980; Jeremiah Tittle, Visiting Professor, Merrill College, Executive Producer, Sirius XM-Radio
- 12 p.m. Lunch
Speaker: Chick Hernandez, Anchor, Comcast SportsNet
- 1 p.m. Panel: "Getting Your First Job"
Moderator: Chris Harvey, Merrill College of Journalism
Panelists: Mariel Brady, Junior Publicist, CBS Sports Network; Robert Klemko, Sportswriter, USA Today; Monica McNutt, Local Columnist, The Washington Post; Ryan Mink, Baltimore Ravens.Com; Greg Schimmel, High School Sportswriter, The Washington Post; Adi Joseph, USA Today
In Front of the Camera
Christy Winters Scott, Comcast SportsNet, ESPN, Raycom, Fox Sports
- 2 p.m.
Dan Steinberg, "D.C. Sports Blog," The Washington Post; Mike Tillery, NBA blogger
Aaron Solomon, Producer, "Around the Horn," ESPN
- 3 p.m. "Free-For-All"
Kevin Blackistone, Faculty, Merrill College of Journalism, Columnist; David Steele, The Sporting News; Alan Goldenbach, Visiting Professor, Merrill College
Chris Harvey, Director of Internships, Merrill College of Journalism
Your Sports Section
George Solomon, Director, the Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism