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Newhouse to Host Workshop for Active Duty Military Aug. 15 and 16
The Military Visual Journalism program in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications will present a two-day workshop, “Managing Your Digital Arsenal,” Friday, Aug. 15, and Saturday, Aug. 16, on the Syracuse University campus. The workshop is open to all active duty military personnel. Follow on Twitter at #MVJ50.
The workshop will begin with a welcome from Newhouse Dean Lorraine Branham, followed by opening remarks from Ray Shepherd, director of Defense Media Activity; and a keynote by Steve Rubel, executive vice president for global strategy and insights at Edelman New York.
- “From Still to Multimedia: Making the Transition,” led by Bruce Strong, chair of multimedia photography and design (MPD) at Newhouse
- “Sound Decisions: Making the Most of Your Audio,” led by Doug Quin, associate professor of MPD at Newhouse
- “Finish First: Mobile Video Reporting Skills,” led by Simon Perez, assistant professor of broadcast and digital journalism at Newhouse
- “The Language of Light: Seeing It, Creating It and Using It,” led by Gregory Heisler, distinguished professor of photography at Newhouse
A screening of “The Hornet’s Nest” will be followed by a discussion with ABC News correspondent Mike Boettcher.
The day will conclude with a panel discussion featuring uniformed members of the military who work in communications.
All events will be held in the Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium in Newhouse 3. Registration fee is $75.
In addition, a dinner celebrating the Military Visual Journalism program’s 50th anniversary will be held Aug. 16 at 6:30 p.m. in the Hildegarde and J. Myer Schine Student Center’s Goldstein Auditorium. Cost is $50.
For more information or to register, see http://newhousemilitary.syr.edu/managing-your-digital-arsenal or contact Nancy Austin at firstname.lastname@example.org or 315-443-4082.