A panel consisting of ESPN staff members will be on campus Wednesday Nov. 17 to discuss multimedia sports journalism.
The event, sponsored by the CCSU chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, will bring four current employees of ESPN to Vance 105 to share their thoughts on the current state of sports journalism with a focus on multimedia.
The panel, which will be moderated by CCSU journalism professor Clementina Verge, will include James Dunn, Jodi Hebert Logsdon, Joseph Verge and Jeff Wheatley.
Dunn, a graduate of the University of Georgia, began his career as a CNN video journalist. He is now a producer for ESPN.
Logsdon began her career at ESPN as the news editor for ESPN.com before becoming news editor for studio production for the past four years. Logsdon, a graduate of Syracuse University, also spends her time as a coordinating producer on ESPNews.
Verge, who graduated from William Paterson University, began his career at the Daily Record in Morris County, NJ. He is currently graphics producer at ESPN.
Wheatley, a graduate of the University of Arkansas, began his career as an intern at an all sports Radio Station, KTCK The Ticket, in Dallas. Wheatley current produces the Monday through Friday 9 a.m. edition of SportsCenter, and in the past has produced Baseball Tonight, NFL Live and other ESPN shows.
The panel talk is scheduled to run from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m.