Meet with ieiMedia in Atlanta, Washington and California

Oct 13, 2016   //   by Rachele Kanigel   //   Blog  //  No Comments
Rachele Kanigel is an associate professor of journalism at San Francisco State University. She directed ieiMedia projects in Jerusalem (2013), Perpignan (2010 and 2011) and Urbino (2009) and taught reporting in Cagli in 2007. In 2017 she will co-direct ieiMedia's new international reporting program in Kyoto, Japan.

ieiMedia is hitting the road this month, and our faculty will be available to meet with students and college media advisers interested in learning more about our study-abroad programs.

ieiMedia will have booths at the Associated Collegiate Press convention in Washington Oct. 20-22 and at the College Media Association convention in Atlanta Oct. 26-28.  ieiMedia faculty are scheduled to speak at the Journalism Association of Community Colleges’ Northern and Southern California conferences this month.

Steve Listopad, director of ieiMedia’s Oslo, Norway, and Urbino, Italy, spring semester programs, will attend the ACP convention next week and staff a booth in the exhibit hall there on Oct. 21 and 22 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington. He and former ieiMedia Oslo students will also give a presentation on “International Reporting” on Oct. 23 at 10 a.m.

Staffing ieiMedia’s CMA convention booth at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Atlanta will be Rachele Kanigel (co-director of the Kyoto, Japan, program), Jeff Brody (director of the Valencia, Spain, program), along with Listopad and James Carviou of the Oslo program. The exhibit hall will be open 4-8 p.m. on Oct. 26, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on Oct. 27; and 8 a.m.-2 p.m. on Oct. 28. The faculty will also lead a presentation “Over There: Be a Student Journalist Abroad Next Summer” on Oct. 27 from 12:30 -1:20 p.m.

Kanigel will also speak at the Journalism Association of Community Colleges’ Northern California conference on Oct. 15 at Los Medanos College in Pittsburg, California. She will staff the San Francisco State University table there.

Amara Aguilar of ieiMedia’s Valencia, Spain, program will speak at the JACC Southern California conference on Oct. 29 at Cerritos College in Norwalk, California.

Faculty members can offer details about ieiMedia’s approach to hands-on, experiential learning, as well as details about housing, cultural activities, academic credit and other program features. Feel free to make an appointment with any of our faculty, or just stop by the booth or after a presentation to chat.

Can’t come to one of these events but have questions? Please contact the program director of any of our programs. Each program page has a contact link:

Winter 2017
Cuba in January

Spring 2017
Urbino, Italy

Summer 2017

  • Jerusalem, Israel: international reporting
  • Oslo, Norway: rock journalism, life stories
  • Urbino, Italy: multimedia, magazine journalism
  • Valencia, Spain: narrative journalism
  • Zagreb and Split, Croatia: travel journalism
  • Kyoto, Japan: international reporting
  • Bologna, Italy: train as a foreign correspondent
  • Australia and New Zealand: travel and sports writing
  • Armagh, No. Ireland: creative writing, multimedia journalism 

 

 

 

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