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April 10-13, 2017

The Roy Reed Lecture

David Bianculli, the Roy Reed Lecture

David Bianculli, 7 p.m. April 12

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Schedule of Events

Here is the Journalism Days schedule. Any schedule changes will be added with a note; please check back.

Monday, April 10

11 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.
Nick Genty, KATV Channel 7 News Director
Phil Bruce, KTUL Channel 8 News Director
UATV Studio
Host Larry Foley

Tuesday, April 11

9:30 – 10:45 a.m.
Mark Rose, General Manager, KATV
John Rafferty, Director of Sales, KATV
“Career Opportunities in Sales and Marketing at KATV
SCEN 604
Host Lucy Brown

11 a. m. – 12:15 p.m.
Denise Malan, National Institute for Computer Assisted Reporting
“Build a Map on Deadline”
JB Hunt Conference Room 535
Host Rob Wells, Data Journalism

1:00 – 2:30 pm
Lemke Alumni Society Ice Cream Social & Raffle
Shollmier Plaza (between Kimpel and Walker)

2:00 – 3:15
Panel Discussion with Ad/PR majors
“Landing a Position with your Ad/PR Major”
Panelists will discuss landing that first job along with their experiences handling diversity on the search and in the workplace.
ARKU 513-514
Host Lucy Brown
Panelists include:
DeShaun Artis, Mitchell Communications
DeMarius Davis, Sam’s Club
Adriana James, IN Marketing
Steven Zappata, Sam’s Club

Wednesday, April 12

11 a.m.
Todd Spessard, VP Content, Griffin Communications, OKC
TV I and TV II classes
Host Larry Foley

3 – 5 p.m.
Scholarship Awards Reception
Janelle Y. Hembree Alumni House

6 – 7 p.m.
Lemke Alumni Society Roy Reed Reception
Janelle Y. Hembree Alumni House
(by invitation only)

7 – 9 p.m.
Roy Reed Lecture
Speaker David Bianculli
Janelle Y. Hembree Alumni House
Public is invited, free admission

Thursday, April 13

3 p.m.
Lemke Journalism Project Awards
KUAF Studios
Host Gina Shelton