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Arkansas State University to
host 70th annual Journalism and Broadcasting Day
UPDATE: Due to inclement weather, this event has been re-scheduled for
Saturday, April 5.
March 3, 2008 --
Arkansas State University will
host the 70th annual Journalism and Broadcasting Day contests on
Saturday, March 8.
Journalism and Broadcasting day will feature 14 individual contests with
awards for first, second, and third place winners. The school
accumulating the highest amount of points for the day will receive the
sweepstakes plaque. Plaques will also be awarded to schools that place
second, third and fourth in the sweepstakes competition. The individual
contests include news writing, sports writing, editorial writing, feature
writing, headline writing, broadcast news writing, web site design,
photography, writing radio-television commercials, editorial cartooning,
newspaper copy reading, public relations, advertising copy and layout,
and radio-television announcing.
Schools may also participate in the newspaper contest by submitting two
different issues of their school paper from the 2007-2008school year. A
news video contest will also be held. Schools may submit one sports news
video and one news video.
Registration for Journalism and Broadcasting Day will begin at 8:30 a.m.
Saturday. An awards ceremony will be held at 2:30 p.m. in the Radio-TV
studio of the Communications Building.
Journalism and Broadcasting Day chair is Dr. Joel T. Gambill, chair of
the Department of Journalism.