Department of Communication to Host ‘Journalism Boot Camp’

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo.,

March 14, 2007 – The Department of Communication at Southeast Missouri State University will host a “Journalism Boot Camp” Saturday, April 21, on the Southeast campus.

‘Journalism Boot Camp’ is a one-day seminar on journalism basics that is open to high school and college students. The event is free, and lunch will be available for $8.

The seminar will include short courses on news values, news writing, press law and ethics, and other topics. Reporting instructor Sherrie Farabee will lead the seminar.

Farabee started ‘Journalism Boot Camp’ three years ago at Lorain County Community College in Elyria, Ohio.

For more information, contact (573) 651-5180 or sfarabee@semo.edu.