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Industry professionals will lead career exploration sessions.
Journalism Day Nov. 2
Last day to register is Oct. 30
Leah Jackson

 NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Department of New Media, Journalism and Communication Arts will host the 45th annual Journalism Day for high school students Friday, Nov. 2. 

Communication and media industry professionals will lead career-exploration sessions to offer guidance in academic course choices and job expectations.

Participants can compete in journalism-related events: media writing, television broadcast news, radio, short film, sports writing, and photojournalism. Winners are eligible for a $500 scholarship to attend NSU and major in communication.

The last day to register is Oct. 30. To register go to For more information, email Emily Zering at or call at (318) 357-5360.