2014 Fall Journalism Training Workshops

2014 Journalism Fall Workshop, September 30.


The Mississippi Scholastic Press Association and the University of Southern Mississippi School of Mass Communicaiton and Journalism invite all Mississippi high schools to participate in the 2014 Fall Journalism Training Workshops set for Tuesday, September 30th. This one-day event will be held on the Hattiesburg Campus of Southern Miss where students will have the opportunity to rotate through four different sessions to help sharpen their skills on all things related to mass communication and journalism!

Who can participate?

All high schools are invited to participate, even if you are not yet an MSPA member. Students who attend MSPA Journalism Day have the opportunity to gain knowledge and experience in:

  • InDesign/Photoshop
  • Going Digital/Social Media
  • Photography
  • Interviewing
  • News & Feature Writing
  • Yearbook Design
  • Newspaper Design
  • Broadcast Lab
  • Leadership


What's the cost?

The cost to attend is $20 per student, and Advisors are free (one per school represented). ***Breakfast and lunch are included in the fee*** Additional advisors, chaperons, and/or school personnel are welcome to register and participate for a small fee of $10 each.

How do I register?

All who wish to participate (students and advisors alike) should click the registration link below, and complete the online form in its entirety by Friday, September 19. One form is to be completed for each person attending. Sessions and food choices (Chick-fi-A, pizza, or vegetarian option) are made while completing the registration form.

Registration Form Link




Note to all advisors: All payments are non-refundable, but students' names can be switched if needed. An invoice will be sent to you through email for payment. Make checks payable to UM Foundation--MSPA, and mail to:

University of Southern Mississippi
School of Mass Communication and Journalism
118 College Drive #5121
Hattiesburg, MS 39406

What's the registration deadline? September 19, 2014

MSPA Fall Journalism Workshop Basic Schedule