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Bennett Participating in Multiple National Conferences on Media

Dr. Sybril Bennett, director of Belmont’s New Century Journalism program, was selected to participate in the 2008 Disney/IRTS (International Radio Television Society) Digital Media Summit for faculty, which was held Aug. 5-7 in Burbank, California.
In addition, Bennett is leading the student newsroom for the Online News Association national conference to be held Sept. 11-13 in Washington, D.C., and she will be coordinating the National Association of Black Journalists Media Institute in partnership with the Freedom Forum Diversity Institute to be held in Nashville, Oct. 23-25. This summer, Dr. Bennett had an article published in the NABJ Journal about the importance of journalists learning multimedia skills.