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02/23/2015

Alums and Other Professionals Scheduled to Talk at 26th Annual Mass Communication Week

Quick Facts

 All mass communication events are free and open to students of all majors.
 This year’s event brings in tech experts from international companies including Thomson Reuters of Washington, D. C., and Zebra Technologies of Highland Park, Illinois.

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Marilyn Sarow
ROCK HILL, SOUTH CAROLINA — The Winthrop University Department of Mass Communication presents the 26th annual Mass Communication Week, “yes, we comm,” from March 2-6.

Marilyn Sarow, interim chair of the mass communication department, said this year’s event brings in tech experts from international companies including Thomson Reuters of Washington, D. C., and Zebra Technologies of Highland Park, Illinois. “We promise that the week’s activities will offer the campus community the opportunity to expand their knowledge,” she said.

The scheduled events include:

Monday, March 2
Presentation by Scott Ramminger
President, Wholesale Marketers Association, Washington, D.C.
11 a.m. and 1 p.m., Carroll Hall

Media Mixer
Hosted by Winthrop Association of Black Journalists
7-9 p.m., Dunlap Roddey Room, Johnson Hall

Tuesday, March 3
Presentation by Bethany Senkowsky ’05
Manager of Internal Communication, Zebra Technologies
1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m., Carroll Hall

Screening of “Generation Like,” a documentary on social media
7:30 p.m., Dina’s Place, DiGiorgio Campus Center
Approved cultural event.

Wednesday, March 4
Presentation by Jason Thomas
Chief Innovation Officer, Thomson Reuters Special Services, Washington, D.C.
11 a.m., Carroll Hall; 3:30 p.m., 101 Johnson Hall

Thursday, March 5
Alumni Panel
Jonathan McFadden ’12, small business reporter, The Charlotte Observer; Billie Jean Shaw ’13, digital journalist/assignment editor, Fox 46 Carolinas; and Kristen Edwards Sigmon ’10, marketing manager for Latin America, ACN Worldwide
11 a.m., Blackbox Theatre, Johnson Hall

Presentation by Greg Brannon
Executive producer, TV broadcasting and digital media, Carolina Panthers
1 p.m., Johnson Theatre

All mass communication events are free and open to students of all majors. For more information, contact the Department of Mass Communication, 803-323-2121, or check out the department’s Facebook account.

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