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UNEDITED 2018 Arkansas Scholastic Press Association Convention & Contest

ASPA Convention & Contest Schedule THURSDAY, APRIL 19 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Vendor & College Fair North Lobby 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Convention Registration North Box Office 11:00 - 4:00 p.m. Jostens Adviser Reception Meeting Room 1 Noon - 1:15 p.m. Opening & Awards Ceremony I Hall C BROADCAST B1—Daily News Program/Announcements B2—Weekly Show B3—Monthly Magazine Show B4—News Package B5—Serious Feature Package B6—Sports Package B7—Humorous Feature Package B8—Show Opening B9—Weather Segment FILM F1—Visual Effects F2—Screenplay F3—Original Score/Music F4—Art Direction/Set Design F5—Costume Design F6—Sound Design F7—Editing F8—Short Narrative Film F9—Narrative Film F10—Experimental Film F11—Documentary

YEARBOOK Y1—Student Life Copy Y2—Academic Copy Y5—Sports Copy Y6—Special Coverage Y8—Academic Layout Y10—Clubs Layout Y12—Advertising Layout Y13—Index Layout Y14—Student Life Photo Y16—Club Photo Y18—Theme Photo Y19—Environmental Portrait

1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Traditional On-Site Contests Hall A 1 & 2 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Computer On-Site Contests Hall A 3 1:30 - 5:30 p.m. Broadcast On-Site Contests Meeting Room 8 1:30 - 5:30 p.m. Film On-Site Contests Meeting Rooms 4-6 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Workshop Session I Interview with an Author Kevin Thompson Hall C All Media

VIDEO PRODUCTIONS V1—Commercial V2—PSA V3—Animation/Stop Motion V4—Music Video V5—Demo Reel

3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Awards Ceremony II Hall C

LITERARY MAGAZINE M1—Shorter Poem M3—Longer Poem M5—Short Story M7—Drama M9—Thematic Development M11—Art or Illustration

LITERARY MAGAZINE M2—Poetry M4—Essay M6—Feature Article M8—Design M10—Photography M11—Cover Design

NEWSPAPER N1—News Story N3—Editorial N5—Column N7—Sports Feature N9—News Photo N11—Sports Photo N13—Advertisement N15—Informational Graphic N17—Service to School & Community N19—Centerspread Design N21—Sports Page Design

NEWSPAPER N2—Feature Story N4—Personality Profile N6—Sports News Story N8—Sports Column N10—Feature Photo N12—Photo Essay N14—Editorial Cartoon N16—Review N18—Front Page Design N20—Opinion Page Design N22—Feature Page Design

ONLINE NEWSPAPER W1—Website Design W3—Blog W5—Other Section Design W7—Commentary

ONLINE NEWSPAPER W2—Multimedia Package W4—Sports Package W6—Interactive Graphic

YEARBOOK Y3—People Copy Y4—Clubs Copy Y7—Student Life Layout Y9—People Layout Y11—Sports Layout Y15—Academic Photo Y17—Sports Photo Y20—Cover Design Y21—Theme Development

4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Workshop Session II Making “We’re Kids...” Washington Post Producers Hall A 1 All Media Adviser Roundtable Kathy Beers Hall A 3 All Media Writing for Digital Media Alexa McClain Hall C All Media Inspired Design Stacey Harrington Meeeting Rooms 4-6 Y 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Walsworth Awards Banquet Hall B ASPA HONOR GRADUATES LOIBNER-WAITKUS AWARD OF-THE-YEAR AWARDS ASPA SCHOLARSHIP WALTER J. LEMKE AWARD

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9:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. Balfour Student Dance Hall A 1 & 2 9:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. Alternate Event Hall A 3 9:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. AJAA Meeting & Adviser Social Meeting Rooms 4, 5 & 6

THURSDAY, APRIL 20 8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Workshop Session III Senior Ads: Drab to Fab Kathy Beers Hall A 1 Y Hands-on Photo Lab Annie Gray Hall A 2 P Sports Writing 101 Kevin Taylor Hall A 3 N, W & Y What’s Trending Katie Greenwood Meeting Room 1 N&Y Q & A with an Adviser Allicia Nodurfth Meeting Room 2 M

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Sports by the #s Walter Woodie Meeting Room 3 N, Y & W All Things Video Lesley & Bryan Allen Meeting Rooms 4-6 B&F Tips for Social Media Hannah Barling Meeting Room 7 All Media Great Images Alex Kent Meeting Room 8 P 9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Workshop Session IV

Social Media & Readership Hannah Barling Meeting Room 7 All Media 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Workshop Session V Headlines & Captions Kathy Beers Hall A 1 N, P, W & Y Photos & Ad Design Annie Gray Hall A 2 N, P, W & Y Focus on Features Lynn Wasson Hall A 3 M, N, W & Y

Dream, Design & Redesign Kathy Beers Hall A 1 M, N, W & Y

Keys to a Great Lit Mag Katie Steuart Meeting Room 2 M

Why Gear Doesn’t Matter Annie Gray Hall A 2 P

Adventures in Video Ryan Van Duzer Meeting Rooms 4-6 B&F

Art of the Interview Drew Smith Hall A 3 All Media

Hit It: Social Media Hannah Barling Meeting Room 7 All Media

Blanding & Marketing Jaci Nolker Meeting Room 1 All Media

Fake News Skylar Simpkins Meeting Room 8 N&W

Six Steps to Success Allen Loibner-Waitkus, MJE Meeting Room 2 M Dealines Met: What Next? Michelle Pugh Meeting Room 3 Y Not Just About Hollywood Nolan Foster Meeting Rooms 4-6 B&F



B—Broadcast F—Film M—Literary Magazine N—Newspaper P—Photography W—Online Newspaper Y—Yearbook


2018 ASPA OFFICER SCHOOLS PRESIDENT SCHOOL Fort Smith Southside High School Susan Colyer, MJE, Adviser VICE PRESIDENT SCHOOL Armorel High School Kristi Lloyd, Adviser SECRETARY SCHOOL Little Rock Central High School Roy Vaughn & Carol Holiman, Advisers MEDIA SCHOOL Fayetteville High School Bryan Allen & Lesley Allen, Advisers


HOST SCHOOL Russellville High School Allicia Nodurfth, Adviser

ASPA 2018 Convention & Contest Program  

Arkansas Scholastic Press Association Allen Loibner, MJE, Executive Director

ASPA 2018 Convention & Contest Program  

Arkansas Scholastic Press Association Allen Loibner, MJE, Executive Director