E. W. Scripps
School of Journalism
The Foundation has partnered with the
"It's an exhilarating time for journalism, and college students know it. Our students are flocking to be the new breed of journalist's pioneers on a new frontier, " says Tom Hodson, director of the E. W. Scripps School of Journalism.
Scripps Howard Visiting Professional
This year's Scripps Howard Visiting Professional is Mark W. Tatge who will help the E. W. Scripps School develop a business journalism program.
For the past seven years, Tatge has served as Forbes' Midwest Bureau Chief. Since joining the magazine, he has written major corporate profiles on 3M, Motorola, Monsanto, Boeing, Federal Express, Sears and Best Buy.
Prior to joining Forbes, Tatge was a staff writer in the Chicago bureau of The Wall Street Journal, an investigative reporter for The Plain Dealer's statehouse bureau, a staff writer for The Dallas Morning News, and a business writer for The Denver Post.
Tatge received his bachelor's degree in sociology from Western Illinois University and his master's degree from Ohio State University, where he was a Kiplinger Fellow in Public Affairs Reporting.
He will remain a contributing editor at Forbes and Forbes on Fox.
Continuing a tradition of connecting students with the communication industry, the Foundation hosts Scripps Day on campus. Since 2006, Scripps professionals have visited classrooms, critiqued resumes and conducted mock interviews, participated in panels and workshops, and given keynote addresses on various topics in the communication industry. The 2010 capstone event was the screening of short documentaries produced by Scripps students who traveled to Leipzig, Germany as part of the Ohio-Leipzig European Center study abroad trip.
High School Journalism Workshop
With Foundation funding, high school students attended the annual workshop aimed at introducing them to the world of journalism and to the opportunities at the E. W. Scripps School. They participated in either the newspaper or broadcast journalism track,spending time in classrooms, on-site visits and with professionals and faculty..