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Senior editor for Health Magazine to speak at SU Dec. 4
Frances Largeman-Roth, senior food and nutrition editor for Health magazine, will present “Nutrition and Health Writing Workshop for Magazines and Beyond” on Dec. 4. Students, faculty and staff are welcome to attend. The presentation will take place in the Hall of Languages, Room 107, from 2-4 p.m. Largeman-Roth is being brought to the University by the Nutrition Education and Promotion Association (N.E.P.A), a student organization in the College of Human Ecology’s Department of Nutrition Science and Dietetics.
In her role as senior food and nutrition editor, Largeman-Roth writes about topics including healthy recipes, food trends, weight loss issues and the latest nutrition research. Largeman-Roth was previously part of the editorial team at the Discovery Health Channel, and held the position of managing editor at FoodFit.com.
Largeman-Roth earned her undergraduate degree from Cornell University and completed her dietetic internship at Columbia University in New York City. Her expertise has allowed her to gain national media exposure. She is a frequent guest on radio and TV shows, including NBC’s “The Today Show,” ABC’s “Good Morning America,” the CBS “Early Show” and CNN. Largeman-Roth is the author of “Feed the Belly: The Pregnant Mom’s Healthy Eating Guide” (Sourcebooks, Inc., 2009).
Largeman-Roth will discuss the future of health careers in media—where they are and how to get one—and will provide training in writing quick, news-focused stories. The event will also include an insider’s perspective on what happens behind the scenes at “The Today Show” and “Good Morning America.”
Those interested in attending the event are asked to R.S.V.P. to NEPASU@GMAIL.COM by Monday, Dec. 1. For more information, contact Rita Boreczky, firstname.lastname@example.org ,or N.E.P.A’s president Brittany Chin, email@example.com.
N.E.P.A is a student-run organization that actively promotes health and wellness on campus and the community through education and activities that involve nutrition awareness. The organization is active in many local service projects and is currently working with local soup kitchens and organizations throughout the community.