Society of Professional Journalists Madison: To host ‘speed networking’ event next week

MADISON — The Madison chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists is hosting its second “Speed Networking” event for journalism students from 7-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8.

The event, sponsored by the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, will be in 2195 Vilas Hall at UW-Madison (821 University Ave.) and will include one-on-one sessions with editors, newsroom leaders and reporters from the Madison area.

During the event, students will have the opportunity to participate in three 10-minute sessions with journalismprofessionals, as well as network with other editors, reporters and students during a pizza dinner.

Participating students are asked to bring their resumes, clips and questions about the internship and job hunt process.

Interested students can register here: http://bit.ly/2OkX8uT.

Contact organizer Breann Schossow with any questions: breann@breannschossow.com

Below is a list of editors and reporters who are attending:

  • Dylan Brogan – Staff Writer, Isthmus

  • Judith Davidoff – Editor, Isthmus

  • Ed Reams – News Director, WKOW

  • Emily Shullaw – Designer, Lee Enterprises

  • Molly Stentz – News Director, WORT-FM

  • Rob Thomas – Features Editor, Capital Times

  • Marisa Wojcik – Reporter, Wisconsin Public Television

And the following is a list of SPJ Madison members who will also be onsite to talk with students:

  • Breann Schossow – Producer, Wisconsin Public Radio

  • Hayley Sperling – Engagement Editor, Wiscontext
  • Victoria Davis – Full-time freelancer, Isthmus, Capital Times and Wisconsin Life
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