To promote press excellence and foster camaraderie among campus journalists all over the country, The Varsitarian, the 81-year-old official student publication of the University of Santo Tomas, will hold Inkblots 2009: the 11th UST National Campus Journalism Fellowship, October 21 to 23 at the Thomas Aquinas Research Center.
The fellowship will consist of seminars on news writing, sports writing, investigative reporting, features writing, culture and lifestyle writing, opinion or column writing, and parallel sessions on writing for broadcast, cartooning and lay-outing, among others.
The fellowship is open to all student writers, campus press advisers, high school journalism instructors, and school officials.
Invited resource speakers include Cesar Apolinario (news reporter, GMA Network), Conrado de Quiros (columnist, Philippine Daily Inquirer), Nestor Cuartero (entertainment editor, Tempo), Cristina Pantoja-Hidalgo (vice-president for public affairs, UP Diliman), among others.
For more information, visit the Varsitarian office at Room 104, Ground Floor, Tan Yan Kee Student Center Building, UST, España or call at 406-1611 loc. 8235 and look for Alphonsus Luigi Alfonso (0916.550.4395) or Mark Andrew Francisco (0905.243.4808). (Press release from The Varsitarian)