In honor of the Feather’s nomination for the NSPA Pacemaker, students arrived in Hollywood to participate in the JEA/NSPA Journalism Convention. As a part of the first day, the staffers toured the city through sight seeing, exploring famous landmarks, and experiencing night life.
To start the day off, sight seeing began with a drive through Griffith Park and up to the Observatory, which provided a view of the iconic Hollywood sign. A tour down Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills offered a view into top name brand stores, giving insight into the glamorous side of the city.
With a behind the scenes tour of the ABC Studio 7, students had the opportunity to interacted with industry professionals and learn about the logistical structure of a news broadcasting station. Studio guide, Mike Merle, talked about the importance of networking and building relationships with other networks.
For more information on this trip, please read Hollywood offers opportunities, perspectives on community.
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