THE SAN DIEGO ASSOCIATION OF BLACK JOURNALISTS WANTS TO MAKE THE NEXT GENERATION OF JOURALISTS “PRO FOR A DAY”
Who: The San Diego Association of Black Journalists
What: The Seventh Annual “Pro for a Day” journalism boot camp
Where: Southwestern College, 900 Otay Lakes Road, Chula Vista 91010
When: Saturday, Nov. 7, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Contact: Jerry McCormick SDABJ President, 619-549-9438
SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Association of Black Journalists will host college and high school students from around San Diego County as part of its annual “Pro for a Day” journalism bootcamp.
The bootcamp will teach the students the basics of print and broadcast
Professionals from NBC 7/39, the San Diego Union-Tribune, and other media outlets will participate as mentors in the program.
The students will achieve hands-on experience in the field of journalism.
“We’re hoping to pass on what we know so that the next generation of journalists will be ready to take their place in today’s shrinking newsrooms,” said SDABJ president Jerry McCormick.
About 60 students will write articles for the Web and produce a broadcast story that will be posted on iTunes University.
It’s the sixth year that Southwestern College and SDABJ have partnered for the program.