Here are some of the tasks you need to complete during our eighth week.
On Thursday, our class visited the newsroom and studio of WTVR-CBS 6 and received a tour of the station. Scott Wise, director for interactive media, gave us a tour and provided us with background on the history of the station. We learned that CBS 6 was the South’s first television station.
Markus Schmidt (@MSchmidtRTD), a political reporter for the Richmond Times-Dispatch, visited the iPadJournos class on Thursday. Schmidt, who is covering the Virginia elections this year for the Times-Dispatch, encouraged students to become involved in the state election and to be aware of the issues surrounding it. He stressed the importance of state elections, especially in […]
CBS 6 political analyst Bob Holsworth stopped by our class on Tuesday to share his insights on the upcoming gubernatorial election in Virginia.
Lorenzo Hall (@LorenzoHall), an evening anchor and reporter for CBS 6, visited our class on Thursday. Hall graduated from the University of Missouri before landing his first job with the news station as a morning reporter. During his class visit, he discussed the importance of social media in the newsroom as well as which outlets […]
Make the leap of faith to get involved is what author Paul Loeb (@PaulLoeb) told our class on Tuesday in a joint sesssion with a VCU ASPiRE community engagement course. Loeb is the author of several bestsellers, including Soul of a Citizen.