WakeUp Call!

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Wear your pajamas or sweats, slip into those bunny slippers or comfy Crocs and join us for a first-month-of-school Saturday workshop sponsored by Southern California Journalism Education Association and newspapers2

Sept. 30, 2017

Long Beach City College/Liberal Arts Campus
4901 East Carson Street,
Long Beach CA 90808

8 a.m. Continental breakfast and Registration
8:45 Opening Session
“Thatʼs What You Get for Jumping on the Bed”

Inspiration for beginning your year in publications
9:30-11:30 Choose ONE of the following TWO-HOUR sessions (see one-hour session options below):
Picture This (photography)

Bring SLR cameras and do directed creative campus shots
SOMETHING’S SCARY IN MY CLOSET (INTERVIEWING)

Getting the facts for an article is about making new friends and getting them to talk to you about what really matters and is interesting
Between the Covers Session (yearbook layout, design & theme)

Bring SLR cameras and do directed creative campus shots
DESIGNER WEAR (NEWSPAPER LAYOUT & DESIGN)

Bring your first edition or your planned first edition; we’ll help you update its look
9:30-10:30 Choose ONE of the following ONE-HOUR sessions:
Not Before I’ve Had My Coffee (ADVISERS ONLY)

Where advisers find friends and share advice for the coming year
TOMORROW WILL BE A BETTER DAY (USING SOCIAL MEDIA)

Convergence using your smartphone for a “complete” picture
10:30-11:30 Choose ONE of the following ONE-HOUR sessions:
CAR POOLING (EICs ONLY)

Led by the LBCC editorial team, a roundtable chance to look at the coming year and get help with leadership and getting your staff going in one direction
WHERE’S MY PAPER? (CAMPUS NEWS CONTENT)

News value in a monthly paper and how it’s important to tell campus stories that everyone wants to read; make them yearn for distribution day!
WORST NIGHTMARES/BEST DAYDREAMS (feature & sports feature writing)

Feature and sports feature writing as a creative experience for those with heart and vision and a real human interest curiosity
night light (critical reviews, entertainment reporting & columns)

How specialized writers can cast a new eye on these projects
11:30 Closing Session, Prizes and Up-and-at-em Message
Alarm Bells: cafeteria food…dirty bathrooms…campus security…topis that will get you in trouble and how this and other more edgy, interesting coverage is readable and legal under Ed Code 48907.

SCJEA members will be charged $5 per student to cover costs and breakfast. Non-members will be charged $15 per student. If you are not sure your membership status or to renew your membership please email mrslchatfield@gmail.com.

Mail checks to SCJEA WakeUp Call! c/o Greg Vieira 7705 Lotus Circle, Buena Park, CA 90620

RSVP by September 25, 2017, for guaranteed space!

LBCC: How to get there and where to stay

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Lodging

Courtyard by Marriott Long Beach AirportAs Long Beach City College is only a few blocks from the Long Beach Airport, there are several hotels within walking distance. We recommend the Marriott Courtyard at 3841 Lakewood Blvd, Long Beach, 90808. This is about five blocks from campus and includes eight restaurants on the property. Visit the website for details on the room options and hotel amenities. You may call reservations directly at 562-354-6812.

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