The agenda has been finalized for the Northeast Region’s spring meeting, Monday, April 13 at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Conn.
There is no charge for the meeting, which will include breakfast and lunch courtesy of our friends at Quinnipiac and take place at the Rocky Top Student Center on the York Hill campus. The meeting room is RTSC 311. Parking will be available in the surface lot immediately below the security station near the student center entrance. Signs pointing to the room will be posted.
9 – 9:45 a.m.: Breakfast
10 – 11:15 a.m.: The Confusion of Competition — It’s changes weekly. The Players Tribune, a site with Derek Jeter on the masthead, is quickly making a mark for itself as a place where athletes can speak directly to fans and bypass journalists. Joe Sullivan, sports editor at the Boston Globe, and Gary Hoenig, editorial director of the Players Tribune, will discuss and debate. Hoenig was a veteran print and magazine journalist before help start the Players Tribune
11:20 – 12:35 p.m.: Multimedia Ideas — Hank Winnicki of Newsday and others look at how you can win an APSE Top 10 multimedia award regardless of your budget. They will examine what others are doing, what’s working and what’s winning.
12:40 – 1:30 p.m.: Lunch
1:30 – 2:45 p.m.: Mastering Mobile — Jim Luttrell of The New York Times moderates a discussion with Chris Ramsay of ESPN, Doug Bonjour of The Connecticut Post and
Brett Hudson of The Glens Falls Post-Star about how our reporting, writing and presentation change based on the fact that more and more traffic comes from mobile devices.
3 – 4:15 p.m.: Coverage of Women’s Sports — The Quinnipiac chapter of AWSM presents a discussion of the representation, sexualization and challenges in the business as they apply to women. The panel will include Becky Carlson, head coach of Quinnipiac’s rugby team; Jasmine Martin, a senior on QU’s basketball team who will graduate this spring with a degree in Film, Video and Interactive Media; and Abigail Whitaker, a QU graduate student studying Sports Journalism with a multimedia/broadcasting concentration.
4:15 p.m.: APSE business meeting.