Communication Week Brings Experts to Radford Campus

The editor of the region’s largest newspaper, a nationally known public-speaking coach and an ESPN NASCAR reporter will be among speakers at the Radford University School of Communication's third annual Communication Week.

Events are scheduled daily beginning Sunday, April 1, at various venues on the university campus. All are open to the public. The final event on Friday, April 6, will be two alumni panel discussions, one featuring advertising and public relations graduates and one with journalism, Web design and production technology alumni.

To learn more, contact the Radford University School of Communication at (540) 831-6553.

The Communication Week schedule includes:

Sunday, April 1, 5-7 p.m.
Student recognition and awards banquet
Muse Banquet Room
Cost: Students $7, faculty and others $12

Monday, April 2, 5-6:15 p.m.
"Journalism in the Digital Age"
Speaker: Carole Tarrant, editor, The Roanoke Times
Hurlburt Student Center Auditorium

Tuesday, April 3, 5-6:15 p.m.
"How to Address Any Audience like Your Career Depends on It"
Speaker: Kevin Daley, executive coach
Hurlburt Student Center Auditorium
Sponsored by BB&T

Wednesday, April 4, 5-6:15 p.m.
"Succeeding in Sports Journalism: What You Need to Know Now"
Speaker: Marty Smith '98, ESPN NASCAR reporter
Hurlburt Student Center Auditorium

Thursday, April 5, 11 a.m. -12:15 p.m.
Job-hunting seminar: "From Thirsty Thursday to Everyday Job Seeker"
Speaker: Alyssa Gavitt '09
Heth 014

Thursday, April 5, 5-6:15 p.m.
"Meeting Convergence Head On"
Speaker: Steve Jackson, professor of convergent media, Central Washington University
Hurlburt Student Center Auditorium

Friday, April 6
Alumni career workshop panels, Heth 14
First session: 11 a.m.-noon: advertising and public relations alumni
Second session, noon-1 p.m.: journalism, Web design and production technology alumni