UPDATED: Mid-Atlantic Region meeting Oct. 29 Oct. 15, 2012
A look at the agenda for the Mid-Atlantic Region Meeting on Oct. 29 at Temple University:
MID-ATLANTIC REGION MEETING
When: Monday, Oct. 29, 9 a.m.
Where: Temple University, Howard Gittis Student Center, Room 200B, at 12th and Montgomery streets in Philadelphia.
Fee: Free but RSVP to Paul Vigna at email@example.com or (717) 255-8404 by Oct. 24.
Parking: The lone cost you would incur is parking. A garage on or near campus costs about $10 for the day. Temple’s campus is easily accessible by train,
subway or bus.
To start: Registration, coffee and continental breakfast will start at 9 a.m.
The first session will begin at 9:45 a.m.
Job Fair: We will be holding a networking/job fair over lunch and if you'd like
an a table for your organization, please contact Paul. Eight to 10 organizations (media outlets, sports teams) have committed already.
9:45 to 10:45 a.m. — Getting to the heart of the story: Best
practices in sports writing. Present and former Philadelphia Daily News sports writers: Dick Jerardi, Mike Kern, Dana O'Neil (ESPN) and Elmer Smith. Moderator: David Jones, Harrisburg Patriot-News columnist
11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. — Finding your career path: Navigating a changing media world. Rob Ellis, Sportsradio WIP; Bonnie Clark, Phillies vice president of communications; Danny Pommells, Comcast SportsNet. Moderator: Matthew Fine, Assistant Professor, Temple Department of Media Studies and Production
12:15 to 1:30 p.m. — Lunch and job fair and general networking
1:30 to 2:30 p.m. -– Best practices of social media for reporting and branding: A look at tools such as Sulia, Yardbarker, Twitter and more. Matt Romanoski, executive sports producer for philly.com; Matt Mullin and Ryan Petzar, philly.com; Matt Gelb and Keith Pompey, Philadelphia Inquirer sportswriters; Audrey Snyder, Harrisburg Patriot-News sportswriter. Moderator: Dave Isaac, digital content producer for the Courier-Post in Cherry Hill, N.J.
2:45 to 3:45 p.m. — The money side of sports. John George, Philadelphia Business Journal writer; Lara Price, Philadlephia 76ers senior vice president of business operations; Larry Needle, executive director, Philadelphia Sports Congress; Dave Rowan, Philadelphia Union executive vice president and chief revenue officer. Moderator: John Quinn, Philadelphia Inquirer sports editor
4 p.m. Networking time.
Questions: Contact Paul Vigna.