10 March 2014

Subic to host 2014 National Schools Press Conference

Around 260 of the best campus journalists in the country shall converge to Subic Bay Freeport next month to compete in the 2014 National Schools Press Conference (NSPC).

“NSPC aims to demonstrate understanding of the importance of journalism by expressing it through different journalistic endeavors and approaches, sustain advocacy on social consciousness, provide a venue for an enriching learning experience for students interested in pursuing journalism as a career, promote responsible journalism and fair and ethical use of social media, and enhance journalistic competence through health and friendly competitions,” Department of Education Central Luzon Regional Director Isabelita Borres said.

Carrying the theme “Campus Journalism and Transformational Leadership”, the April 7-10 event shall pit elementary and secondary representatives of the 17 regions of the country in Sports Writing, Photo Journalism, Collaborative Publishing, Copyreading and Headline Writing, Feature Writing, News Writing, Science and Health Writing, Editorial Cartooning, Editorial Writing, Radio Scriptwriting and Radio Broadcasting.

“There will also be a recognition ceremony of Outstanding School Paper Advisers and Campus Journalists as well as learning sessions,” Borres added. (CLJD-PIA 3)