EIJ19 is coming to an end. The Excellence in Journalism Conference brings aspiring, rising and professional journalists together once a year to expand their skills in the media industry and gain connections with others to reach their future goals. All kinds of people from the journalism industry attend EIJ, and you never know who you’ll bump into.
Convergence was once a new concept in journalism. Now, everything is being done together. It’s not uncommon for a print reporter to shoot video, a radio reporter to take photos or a television photographer to go on there air. Maria Mendoza, a multimedia storyteller and social media producer, works on getting experience in all areas of journalism.
September 6th, 2019 • 2019: San Antonio
How to integrate social media into your journalism
Social media has become so pervasive in newsrooms that managing your online presence is now regularly being taught in the classroom. Carlynn Greene, a student at the University of North Texas, has to regularly post to social media as part of her journalism classes.