12th Annual Scripps Day at Hampton University
Hampton, Va. (October 17, 2014) - Hampton University will be
hosting its 12th annual Scripps Day on October 20, 2014. This
year's theme is "Media Innovation and Change." This event
will serve as a platform for students to network with media
professionals and receive valuable information about the evolving
media landscape. It will also provide information about internships
and job opportunities.
Qualifying students will participate in a "Top
Intern" contest where they will be able to win a $3,500
scholarship. Members of the E.W. Scripps Company will participate in
the event as keynote speakers and panelists. They will also judge
the internship competition. Speakers and panelists include Ellen
Weiss, Vice President and Washington Bureau Chief and Sean
McLaughlin, Vice President of News for E.W. Scripps.
Scripps Day will include several panel discussions such as
"The Power of Multi- Platform Communications." This event
will also feature several breakout sessions on the following topics:
Strategic Communications and Branding, Journalists Now and in the
Future, and Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The day will finish with
a closing reception.
Students will have the opportunity to interview on-site for
jobs and internships. Dozens of Scripps Howard students successfully
launched their careers in Scripps facilities across the country over
the last 12 years.
About Scripps Howard School of Journalism and
Communications: The Scripps Howard School of Journalism and
Communications is committed to providing its students with a
high-quality and well-rounded education while emphasizing fairness,
balance, accuracy, integrity and high ethical standards in their work
as professionals in the field of journalism and