Join us for a Welcome Reception at the Peter and Margaret de Wetter Center, Alumni Lodge, UTEP
Registration/Continental Breakfast Lobby, Tomás Rivera Conference Center
Is this the year the Latino vote puts a woman or a Latino in the White House? Will minorities, especially Hispanics, have a say in the outcome? Have Latinos acquired enough political clout and voting strength to swing elections in Texas Arizona, Colorado and Florida? This panel will explore the potential impact of the Latino vote in this year’s presidential election.
Immigration reporters and social science researchers probe beyond the obvious news stories about the recent influx along the border of Central American women and unaccompanied minors and explore news models for telling "real" immigration stories using multimedia tools and social media, new research and immersive journalism.
News media recruiters from broadcast, print and online media provide strategies and practical tips to prepare multimedia journalism students for internships and first jobs in the industry. Bring your resumes for critiques with the editors.
Lunch with Keynote Speaker Suzanne Gamboa
An introduction on how to collect, parse and present data for storytelling. We'll review the basics to clean and sort data using spreadsheets and pivot tables and use the data to create interactive maps.
The nuts and bolts of editing on Premier to produce polished video stories.
Whether your goal is to do a full-on audio story or use an audio clips in a blog post, this workshop covers the fundamentals of storytelling with sound. We will go over recording techniques, the nuts & bolts of audio production and how to select the best sound bite to enhance the story.