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WVU's award-winning student newscast has new home on the Web

“WVU News,” a product of the P.I. Reed School of Journalism, recently launched a new website for the weekly, student-produced news program. Last month, it was named best student newscast in the country by the Broadcast Education Association.

The site provides School of Journalism students another opportunity to publish their work. It includes not only the latest weekly newscast, but also a Producers’ Blog, Twitter feed, student crew information, additional video clips and more.

In coordination with School of Journalism staff, the site was developed by a group of former “WVU News” students who saw the value of expanding the program beyond a weekly newscast.

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SOJ graduation volunteers needed (May 15)

Interested in helping out with this year’s SOJ May Commencement ceremony? Have a few friends graduating and want to be a part of it?

The SOJ is looking for student volunteers to help with executing this year’s May Commencement ceremony. The event is on Sunday, May 15, at 2:30 pm in the Morgantown Event Center.

Contact Christa.Vincent@mail.wvu.edu if you’re interested in lending a hand.

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"WVU News" has new home on the Web

WVU News,” named best student newscast in the country by the Broadcast Education Association last month, recently launched a new website for the weekly, student-produced news program.

The site (http://sojnewscast.wvu.edu/) provides School of Journalism students another opportunity to publish their work. It includes not only the latest weekly newscast, but also a Producers’ Blog, Twitter feed, student crew information, additional video clips and more.

In coordination with School of Journalism staff, the site was developed by a group of former “WVU News” students who saw the value of expanding the program beyond weekly newscast.

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Dean Reed publishes leadership article

The Center for Creative Leadership (CCL®) is a top-ranked, global provider of executive education that develops better leaders through its exclusive focus on leadership education and research. Founded in 1970 as a nonprofit, CCL helps clients around the world cultivate creative leadership—the capacity to achieve more than imagined by thinking and acting beyond boundaries.

Read the article online.

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FlowCo Applications seeks communication and graphic design interns

FlowCo Applications, LLC., a mobile application design and development company in Morgantown, W.Va., has a need for communication professionals and graphic designers.

They are looking for summer interns, with the potential for continued employment. Their office is located in the United Bank building across from Ruby Memorial Hospital.

Co-founder and CEO Armand Patella III said, “By applying to work as an intern with FlowCo Applications one will be furthering their personal growth through being a vital part of a growing company.

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International Crisis Group's senior analyst to discuss War in Afghanistan at Mountainlair

On Wednesday April 27, 2011, at 6:00 PM in the Monongahela Room in the Mountainlair, on the WVU Downtown Campus, Candace Rondeaux , International Crisis Group’s Senior analyst based in Kabul, will address the ongoing conflict and stabilization efforts in Afghanistan in a talk titled: Afghanistan_Exit vs Engagement 
A reception featuring Afghan cuisine will follow. Ms. Rondeaux will also meet with students, faculty and administrators during her visit.

Before joining ICG in 2009, Ms. Rondeaux was the Islamabad/Kabul bureau chief for “The Washington Post” and has covered criminal justice issues in Maryland and Virginia for the Post where she was part of a team of Pulitzer Prize winning reporters, photographers, and editors who helped cover the Virginia Tech shootings in 2007.

The event is sponsored by the WVU Office of Multicultural Programs-Office of International and Global Outreach.

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December Graduation Audit Sessions - Schedule Today!

This message is for all SOJ seniors who have more than 89 earned hours. If you are a May/August 2011 graduation candidate or not eligible for December 2011 graduation, please disregard this message.

If you are seeking to graduate in December 2011, please schedule a graduation audit session with Jan Boyles or Jason Broadwater. During these sessions, we will review your coursework completed to date, verify your spring registration is appropriate and examine the number of earned hours toward your degree.

To register for an audit session, please make an appointment online by visiting:

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The Des Moines Register seeks graphic artist

The Des Moines Register is seeking top-notch graphic artist candidates to join its strong and reputable art team. The ideal candidate would be a strong visual journalist with collaborative skills to work with reporters, editors and photographers in the conception and execution of meaningful and sophisticated packages. The ideal candidate would have experience building maps and charts in news settings, as well as strong illustration and design skills. The artist will also have the opportunity to report and create larger info-graphics. We’re a Gannett news operation that places a high
premium on smart, relevant and engaging presentations that visually showcase the most important local headlines daily. Interested candidates should apply to graphic artist Kelli Brown at kkbrown@dmreg.com

Specific skills should include:

Required program knowledge:

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