SPJ capacitates campus journalists through Intensive training on campus journalism
Published: December 18, 2022
by Ricky T. Lansang
After two years of webinars and virtual activities brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic, Subic National High School Special Program in Journalism in partnership with The Reporter, the official student publication of the school, was able to bring together -in person- all the campus journalists last December 10 and 17 2022.
“After all the things happened for the past two years, here we go, bringing out the best in us on campus journalism,” said School Principal, Bernadette Umayam, during the opening program of the activity.
The aims of the said activity were to update participants on the latest trends, approaches, and principles of journalistic writing. It also seeks to address issues and concerns relative to the conduct of Press Conferences.
“I like how the speakers extended their efforts and shared their expertise in the field of journalism” said Elvira E.Abella, Program Head during the awarding ceremony.
The invited resource persons include Manric D. Turla for plagiarism and copyreading and headline writing, Rich Oneil J. Canila for photojournalism, Justin Felip Daduya for Science and Technology Writing and Editorial Writing, Iulus Rodolfo P. Flores for essay, short story,feature writing, Angelica Y. Hebron for layouting, Daniel John G. Damaso, Vittorio Vicenzo Vizococho for news writing and in-depth analysis, Yomil Ferrariza for editorial cartooning and the Samahang Mamamahayag ng Subic Freeport.
“ I am so happy, the training is superb, my journalist heart and soul come back,” lauded Zahara Leighren Vega, Grade 8 SPJ student.
The said intensive training was participated by 163 campus journalists of the school and journalism teachers who took part in write shops and discussions conducted by the speakers.