The 2015 Spartan Sports Journalism Classic (SSJC), hosted by MSU Athletics Hall of Famer, NBA All-Star, U.S. Olympic Gold Medalist and NBA TV sports analyst Steve Smith and Dean Prabu David will take place Friday, Oct. 23, at MSU's College of Communication Arts and Sciences. During the SSJC, Spartan sports media professionals (writers, editors, bloggers, photographers, broadcasters, commentators, etc.) share their expertise with students and network with each other.
Schedule of Events
|10 a.m.||MEET THE PROS||Guest Lectures: Successful alumni with careers in a range of sports media positions talk about their career path and offer advice to students.
click here to MEET THE PROS
|1:30 p.m.||SPEED COACHING||More than 40 alumni meet with students for this high-paced, one-on-one mentoring opportunity.|
|2:30 p.m.||OPEN NETWORK WITH THE PROS||Get to know even more MSU sports journalism alumni in a relaxed setting.|
|4 p.m.|| "TWEET THIS! HOW SOCIAL MEDIA IS CHANGING SPORTS COVERAGE|
MSU Alumni Association LENS invites you to watch
"TWEET THIS!" How Social Media is Changing Sports Coverage"
live on Livestream
|A panel of pros discuss the impact of social media on the world of sports journalism.
Panel Discussion moderated by: Steve Smith, MSU Athletics Hall of Fame, NBA All-Star, U.S. Olympic Gold Medalist and NBA TV sports analyst
[pullquote]I’m honored to support the best sports journalism program in the country. The best of the best in sports media today started at MSU and now we have the opportunity and the responsibility to prepare the next generation. - Steve Smith.[/pullquote]