Rich's Musings

This blog is a collection of thoughts about teaching journalism and how I teach journalism at Cerritos College.

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Rich Cameron has been the chair of the Journalism program at Cerritos College since 1997. He teaches a variety of journalism classes and advises the school newspaper, the Talon Marks. Prior to 1997 he taught at West Valley College in northern California for more than 16 years. He has also taught at Reedley and Merced community colleges.

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Thursday, April 20, 2006

Hersson gets NAHJ internship

It's been a pretty good year for Cerritos College journalism. And there is more to come.

There were the general excellence awards for both the print Talon Marks and the online at BOTH the JACC SoCal and JACC state levels (among a lot of other awards), the national honorable mention for as an outstanding non-daily online student publication, the selection of Diona Carrillo for the prestigious Saturdays at the Times program in December, the JACC scholarships won by Erick Galindo and Tanya Bermudez, the election of Galindo as next year's JACC SoCal student vice president, and the initiation this spring of a high school journalism awards program.

Hersson PreciadoNow comes word that Hersson Preciado has been selected to participate in the National Association of Hispanic Journalists Student Campus Program in June along with 29 other students from across the nation in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. This program is an intensive three-day journalism campus project prior to the association's convention.

Preciado has served both as editor of the award-winning Talon Marks newspaper and the online newspaper, both publications considered among the best in the state among community college student publications.


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