Student Media Workshops prep students for new year

New Media students at Northwestern State University arrived on campus and attended Student Media Workshops Aug. 18-19.

Corey Poole

Corey Poole, editor at the Natchitoches Parish Journal, spoke to a group of students about her experience as a journalist and gathering news in Natchitoches Parish.


NSU President, Dr. Jim Henderson, gave students sage advice along with stories about his involvement as a student with student media at NSU.


New professor Collier Hyams taught a group of students about good photography techniques.


James Leach taught the KNWD radio group about recording and editing audio.



Doug Ireland and Jason Pugh from NSU Athletics gave sports tips to student writers.


Courtney Page, general manager at KNWD, ran through working with broadcast equipment with some of her staff.


Dr. Paula Furr shared some grammatical wisdom with the group.


Arthur Dew talked to the KNWD crew about good on-air technique.


Tom Whitehead shared his experience finding and reporting campus news.


The KNWD crew checked out the antenna on top of Turpin.