Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Student newspaper The South Texan hosts high school UIL journalism workshop Feb. 13

KINGSVILLE - February 01, 2007

Contact: Jason Marton
jason.marton@tamuk.edu or 361-593-4143

Four sessions taught by newspaper staffers

KINGSVILLE (February 1, 2007) — High schools throughout South Texas are invited to attend a University Interscholastic League (UIL) Journalism Workshop at Texas A&M University-Kingsville Tuesday, Feb. 13, from 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Memorial Student Union Building, ballroom A.

The event is hosted by the university’s student newspaper The South Texan.

Participants will learn journalistic elements in four workshop sessions concentrating on news writing, headlines, features and editorial writing. Their instructors will be the South Texan staffers, all of whom are college students that have competed in a number of journalism conferences.

The conference also will review UIL expectations and how to compete in journalism events.      

The registration fee is $10 per student. Registration deadline is Friday, Feb. 9. After that, the cost is $15 per person, due prior to the start of the workshop.

For more information, call Krista Nix at 361-593-3700 or email her kskdn02@tamuk.edu.

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