The fascinating part of the program is that it connects current students with local newspapers in a way that benefits both. The students produce multimedia news reports for the newspapers as a way to learn videography and photography on the job, then they turn around and teach their newly found skills to the newshounds already in the workforce.
It makes me wish I were working at a West Virginia newspaper again. OK, I’ve always wished I could afford to work at a West Virginia newspaper and support a family, but now I have an even better reason to think that way.
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