Pacemaker Master Class: Beyond breaking news

Watch NSPA/ACP’s 2nd free webinar:
Coverage beyond breaking news: It starts with a strategy”

Portions of presentations by Chuck Clark (top), Ellen Austin, Elizabeth Smith and Mark Witherspoon.

Watch the recording
of the April 9, 2020, webinar

RELATED: Watch the recording of the April 2, 2020, webinar on COVID-19 coverage.

Four veteran advisers whose students have been on the front lines of covering breaking news share how they and their students prepare for the coverage — and continue it.

This 1 hour 30 minute presentation is helpful to both high school and collegiate journalists.

The speakers —

Chuck Clark, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky

Ellen Austin, The Harker School, San Jose, California

Elizabeth Smith, Pepperdine University, Malibu, California

Mark Witherspoon, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

The Pacemaker Master Class is a remote-learning series on coverage, trends and fundamentals across a spectrum of topics.

Future master classes, to be offered for a nominal fee, will focus on the yearbook Pacemaker Award winners and on additional topics including trends and fundamentals.