ALL DAY: 6/24 “Story Telling That Ain’t Boring” with Chris Heady

ALL DAY: 6/24 “Story Telling That Ain’t Boring” with Chris Heady


Class Time:June 24 (Th) 9:45-10:45 // 11:45-12:45 // 1:45-2:45 // 3:45-4:45

An editor of mine once said the goal of a newspaper should be to ruin someone’s Sunday. To make them so compelled with the writing and reporting that they’re late to church, don’t have time to mow the lawn, or forget to go to the grocery story. In this session, we’ll learn key feature writing techniques to make our publications so good, we ruin everyone’s plans with every issue.

Chris Heady is a second-year graduate student at the University of Kansas and former newspaper reporter. After graduating from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Heady covered Nebraska athletics for four years, primarily at the Omaha World-Herald. His reporting and in-depth writing has been published in USA Today, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and the Lincoln Journal Star.

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**“Intensive” Sessions last for seven hours total, with four 1-hour blocks of instruction. In between, students have time to work on projects and have lunch.**