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Scripps Next Top Intern competition participant Jordan Horrobin presents his candidate speech as part of the Scripps Day activities on Oct. 13, 2015 at Ohio University. / Photo by Margaret Sabec


The 11th Annual Scripps Day Schedule
Tuesday, October 11, 2016


Click here to download a 2016 PDF schedule!
 

OPENING SESSION
“The E.W. Scripps Co.: Our Future is Now”  
Location: Schoonover Center, Room 145  
Time: 8-9 a.m.

Free coffee, donuts and a prize drawing! Three people to win $50 VISA gift cards!
Sign in before the event to be entered to win door prizes!

 

  • A panel discussion featuring: Robin Davis, VP/Finance & Development; Ellen Weiss, VP/Washington Bureau Chief; Eric Duell, VP/Analytics & Intelligence, Rob McCracken, Director/Digital Solutions Group, Chip Mahaney National Director/News Recruiting
    • Moderated by: Battinto Batts, Director/Journalism Fund
  • Discussion on major, new initiatives, the decision to focus on broadcast/digital, what innovation means to the company, how a big company pivots to adjust to market changes, etc.

 

Seating is limited for Sessions II-VII


SESSION II
“The E.W. Scripps Approach to Journalism in the Digital Age”

Location: Schoonover Center – 380
Time: 9-10:20 a.m.

  • Presented by Ellen Weiss, VP/Washington Bureau Chief, Rob McCracken, Director/ Digital Solutions Group and Chip Mahaney, National Director/News Recruiting
  • Topics:
    • Digital First Initiatives in Journalism: How it’s changed storytelling
    • Highlights/Samples
    • The skills/experience needed to get employed and succeed


SESSION III
“How E.W. Scripps Uses Data Analytics for Storytelling”

Location: Schoonover Center – 145
Time: 10:30-11:50 a.m.

  • Presented by Eric Duell, VP/Analytics & Intelligence
  • Suggested Topic:
    • Processing Big Data and Social Media Analytics


SESSION IV
“Communications Careers at E.W. Scripps”

Location: Schoonover Center – 380
Time: 12-1:20 p.m.

  • Presented by: Beth Hecquet, Program Manager for Events/Spelling Bee; Lee Rose, Director/Community Fund/Scripps Howard Foundation
  • Suggested Topic:
    • Communication-based career opportunities within the E.W. Scripps Company
    • Including: event planning, internal/external communication, sales, marketing, social media, human resources, etc.


LAB DEMOS (Open Session – come when you can)
Location: Scripps Hall

  • GRID Lab demos between 12:45-1:30pm – second floor labs
  • SMART Lab demos between 1:45-2:15pm – second floor labs


SESSION V
“Addressing the IT Needs of a Major Media Enterprise”

Location: Schoonover Center – 380
Time: 1:30-2:50 p.m.  

  • Presented by: Bob Carson, VP/CIO
  • Potential Topics:
    • Cybersecurity
    • Cloud Technology as it relates to a media company


SESSION VI
“Visual Storytelling”

Location: Schoonover Center – 380
Time: 3:05-4:25 p.m.


SESSION VII
“BIG events, the Scripps way”

Location: ROOM CHANGE: THIS EVENT WILL NOW TAKE PLACE IN SCHOONOVER 510. 
Time: 3:05-4:25 p.m.

  • Presented by: Beth Hecquet, Program Manager for Events, Scripps National Spelling Bee and Lee Rose, Director/Community Fund
  • Discuss National Spelling Bee and Scripps Howard Awards – history, planning process, etc.


CLOSING RECEPTION
Location: Schoonover Center, International Lounge
Time: 4:30-5:00 p.m.

  • Light refreshments, networking


 

History

In April 2006, the Scripps Howard Foundation announced a $15 million gift to the College of Communication at Ohio University to support a wide variety of College of Communication programs and initiatives involving diversity, technology, teaching fellowships, scholarships, internships, visiting professional residencies and more. As a result of the historic gift, the college was renamed the Scripps College of Communication. Each year, we celebrate the partnership with an annual Scripps Day event.