Join Professionals, Alumni, Faculty and Students at Annual JMC Days

Mark your calendars: The 2014 JMC Days will be Monday, November 10 through Saturday, November 15. The celebrations kicks off with a public lecture from Pulitzer Prize winner Leonard Pitts and concludes with a reception at the Des Moines Social Club.

See below for details on all of this year’s JCM Days events:

Monday, Nov. 10:
Listen to a public lecture from Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and author Leonard Pitts Jr. (7:30 p.m., Sheslow Auditorium)
Pitts will also meet with editing and reporting classes that morning. (10 a.m., Meredith 104)

Tuesday, Nov. 11:
Put your pitching skills to the test with PRSSA’s is hosting an interactive media pitching workshop. (8 p.m. in Meredith 237)

Wednesday, Nov. 12:
Complete a mock interview and network with other journos and media professionals. (3–6 p.m., Meredith 104)
Hear from SPJ members about their internships and get tips on how to land your dream internship. (5 p.m., Meredith 106)

Thursday, Nov. 13:
Find out how LinkedIn can be a valuable tool for finding a job, finding story ideas, or finding an audience for your writing. (1 p.m., Meredith 101)
Hear from veteran journalists in the “OldNews/New News: 220 Years of Journalistic Wisdom” panel. (7 p.m., Cowles Reading Room)

Friday, Nov. 14:
Find out how LinkedIn can be a valuable tool for finding a job, finding story ideas, or finding an audience for your writing. (11 a.m., Meredith 104)

Saturday, Nov. 15:
Celebrate the SJMC’s successes with faculty, staff, students and alumni with complimentary appetizers and a cash bar. (4–7 p.m., Des Moines Social Club, Viaduct Gallery)

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