3:15-3:35: 6/22 Next Step session with Steve Wolgast
Class Time:June 22 (Tu) 3:15-4:15
Stephen Wolgast, the Knight Chair in Audience and Community Engagement for News and professor of the practice of journalism, has three decades of professional and academic experience. He started his career as a photographer at the Topeka Capital-Journal, worked as a reporter at The Baltic Independent in Tallinn, Estonia, and as an editor at the Casper (Wyo.) Star-Tribune and The Times-Picayune in New Orleans. He became a newsroom manager at the Akron Beacon Journal, a Knight-Ridder newspaper, and from there worked as an editor at The New York Times for nine years.
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During these sessions, students will share their work with our instructors to receive a critique of their work and make goals for “next steps.” Those next steps might be the next book to read, the next skill to practice or the next challenge for your staff. The “next step” session could be: an individual portfolio review a staff looking to redesign their publication an editor looking for feedback on a past year’s publication in preparation for the coming year another kind of individual or small group coaching “Next Step” Sessions last 20 minutes via Zoom.