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Are you a sports journalist or do you want to be? The Temple Sports Journalism Summit will be held Monday, Oct. 29, at the Howard Gittis Student Center 200B, at 12th and Montgomery streets in Philadelphia on Temple University's Main Campus.
There is no charge for attending. But you must sign up so up. Registration, coffee and continental breakfast will start at 9:00am. The first session will begin at 9:45 a.m.
Paid parking is available in a vistor lot - entrance is on Montgomery east of 13th Street (http://www.temple.edu/parking/pdfdocuments/2010MainCampusMap.pdf). You can also get there by a train, subway or bus.
We will be holding a networking/job fair over lunch and if you'd like to an a table for your organization, just let us know. We have eight to 10 organizations (media outlets, sports teams) committed already.
Here's the schedule:
9:45 to 10:45 a.m. -- Getting to the heart of the story: Best
practices in sports writing. Present and former Philadelphia Daily News sports writers: Dick Jerardi, Mike Kern and Elmer Smith. Moderator: David Jones, Harrisburg Patriot-News columnist
11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. -- Finding your career path: Navigating a
changing media world. Rob Ellis, Sportsradio WIP; Danny Pommells, Comcast SportsNet. Bonnie Clark, Phillies Vice President of Communications. Moderator: Matthew Fine, Assistant Professor, Temple Department of Media Studies and Production
12:15 to 1:30 p.m. — Lunch and job fair and general networking
2:45 to 3:45 p.m. -- The money side of sports. John George, Philadelphia
Business Journal writer; Mark Gullet, Philadlephia 76ers VP of Marketing; David Buck, Phillies Senior Vice President, Marketing and Advertising Sales. Moderator: John Quinn, Philadelphia Inquirer sports editor
4 p.m. Networking time.
Event hashtag: #tusjs
If you can't make it, all the sessions will be streaming here: http://www.templetv.net/streaming/
When & Where
Well, due to Hurricane Sandy, tomorrow's Sports Journalism Summit and APSE Mid-Atlantic Workshop is canceled (as is everything else at Temple). We have rescheduled the event for Tuesday, November 13th (same location - Student Center 200b - and times). Please email me (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you will not be attending this new date, so i can remove you from the attendee list. Stay safe. andy