Lee's Summit Tribune

Home
CATEGORIES
Welcome
News
Community
Health
Downtown Lee's Summit
R-7 School News
Greenwood,MO
Lake Lotawana, MO
Women in Business
Contact Us
Obituaries
Opinion
Sports
Mavericks
Scouting News
VFW News
Lee's Summit City Updates
Council Minutes
Charter Review 2016-17
Police Blotter
Classifieds

Welcome to the new home of Lee's Summit Tribune. We are dedicated to providing you the most current and accurate news and events in Lee's Summit
Home » News » 2017 Community Newspaper Field Trip

2017 Community Newspaper Field Trip

2017 Community Newspaper Field Trip

March 18, 2017

Jack Waddell

The Lee’s Summit Tribune will become part of the classroom for the University of Missouri School of Journalism, when journalism student Jack Waddell will join the newspaper staff for a week of hands-on publishing experience.

The School of Journalism, the world’s oldest, was founded by Dean Walter Williams in 1908. Today the venerable School has well over 1,200 students representing almost every state and more than two dozen foreign countries. Alumni of the School circle the globe.

Students have been working with community newspapers as part of a class taught by Jim Sterling, former Missouri newspaperman. Field trips like this have been a part of curriculum for more than 50 years. 

Jack will be at the Tribune during Spring Break to learn first hand how non-metro newspapers operate. He is a senior at MU from Lee’s Summit, studying Journalism, Psychology and Sociology.

At MU he has been active in his fraternity, Theta Chi and serves as chapter scholarship chairman. After graduation, Jack plans to attend law school and would like to work in media law.



Bookmark and Share

Leave a reply

*Your name:
*Your email: (email won't be published)
Your website: (optional)
*Comment:
*CAPTCHA: CAPTCHA

Other Recent Articles from the News Category:

SEARCH

PAST WEEK'S TOP 5
Page Views: 2,512
Auditor Galloway announces legislation to require schools to notify parents in case of cyber security breach
Page Views: 2,488
Legacy Park Amphitheater Concerts
Page Views: 2,474
Hearing Health Associates Expands to The Medicine Shoppe; Announces National World War I Museum and Memorial Sponsorship
Page Views: 2,250
Lee’s Summit R-7 Board of Education considers launch of Innovation Track to increase value of high-school diploma and decrease cost of college
Page Views: 1,829
Lee's Summit Police Investigating Overnight Shooting On Sunday, 12/10/2017
CITY LINKS
City of Lee's Summit
LS R7
LS Economic Dev Council
LS Tourism
LS Chamber
LS Parks & Rec

SCHOOL LINKS
LS R-7

Summit Christian Academy

St Michael the Archangel
RANDOM PICK
Recycling Extravaganza, September 10th, 2016
Recycling Extravaganza, September 10th, 2016
Home  | 
Copyright © 2009-2017 Lee's Summit Tribune