Over 700 area journalism students attended the Journalism STL Spring conference Monday March 7, at Webster University.
There were also over 40 breakout session offerings at the conference. Two of theses sessions included Webster alumni, Mark Schierbecker, who spoke about “Photography and the Law,” and Aerin Johnson, who participated on the college panel and spoke with three other people about what to expect in college for those choosing a career in journalism.
The print version of the ECHO won an excellent rating and the Online version won a superior rating.
Nine ECHO staff and journalism students won individual awards awards .
Also five students earned honorable mentions, sophomore Jake Collins for his sports photo, junior Andy Kimball for his sports photo, senior Jack Killeen for his sports feature copy and for his feature photo, and sophomore Ashli Wagner for her news photo.