Palomar College Media Studies Department to Host Media Days April 25-26

SAN MARCOS (April 15, 2016) – The Media Studies Department at Palomar College is hosting a two-day event to help students learn about the media through talks by professionals working in the field.

The event is set to run from 9:30 – 2 p.m. on Monday, April 25 and from 9:30 -5:30 p.m. on April 26 at the San Marcos Campus of Palomar College, 1140 W. Mission Road. Visitors should obtain a parking pass at the Palomar College Police Department.

The event has been running since 2009 in an effort to help students learn from and network with media professionals from around Southern California. The event is free and open to the public. This year’s line up includes Pultizer Prize-winning photographer Don Bartletti and NBC 4 LA Reporter Marin Austin.

Tentative schedule of events:

Monday, April 25 in Governing Board Room (SSC-1)

9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.   – Journalism/Online Panel

11 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. – Magazine Panel

12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. – Photography Panel: Don Bartletti in Room P32

2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. – PhotoJournalism Speaker

 

Tuesday, April 26 in Governing Board Room

9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.   – Public Relations

11 a.m – 12:20 p.m. – Broadcast News – NBC-LA Reporter Marin Austin

12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.– Resume/Portfolio Critique – Bring your resume and portfolios

2 p.m – 3 p.m. – Media Days Reception in AA – Courtyard

4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Cinema Panel in P32

Contact: Erin Hiro, Department Chair, Media Studies 760-855-5436 or ehiro@palomar.edu

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CONTACTS:
Melinda Finn, Public Affairs Office, 760-744-1150, ext. 2365, mfinn@palomar.edu

Laura Gropen, Director, Public Affairs Office, 760-744-1150, ext. 2152, lgropen@palomar.edu

Erin Hiro, Department Chair, Media Studies 760-855-5436 or ehiro@palomar.edu