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Region 5

Register now for the Region 5 fall workshop at Mt. Vernon Nazarene University on Oct. 17

Students spend the day learning and sharing at a fall regional workshop. (photo by Melinda C. Yoho)

*Access the Fall 2023 Region 5 Workshop Program HERE

Registration Details

Fill out the online registration form HERE.

The deadline to register is Oct. 10, 2023. It’s OK if you can’t pay by that date. Just send a purchase order to indicate you will pay on-site. However, counts are final for the adviser lunch with no changes after Oct. 10.

Workshop Details

The fall 2023 regional workshop for Region 5 will be held at Mt. Vernon Nazarene University on Oct. 17, 2023. Workshop sessions will be held in Jetter Hall this year (map of campus). The cost of workshop attendance is $15 for students and $15 (no lunch) or $20 (with lunch) for advisers.

Advisers will receive workshop information and a confirmation shortly after OSMA receives registration. We will also email a draft program a couple of days before the event.

Registration is in Jetter Hall at Mt. Vernon Nazarene University, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 17, 2023.

Workshop Schedule:

  • Registration (8:30 a.m.)
  • Session #1 (9:15-10:00 a.m.)
  • Session #2 (10:15-11:00 a.m.)
  • Lunch (11:15-12:15 p.m.)
  • Session #3 (12:30-1:15 p.m.)
  • Session #4 (1:30-2:15 p.m. — student media tours & 1:1 publication critiques only)


DON’T FORGET YOUR OSMA MEMBERSHIP. This must be renewed each school year in order to attend workshops and conventions. Learn more about OSMA membership HERE.

Stay tuned for more information about sessions that will likely include the following topics:

  • dealing with legal and ethical situations
  • solving photo challenges
  • learning how to tell award-winning stories
  • finding story ideas
  • seeking out good sources
  • hitting your stride with a great interview
  • sports reporting
  • broadcast tips
  • working with new technology

Are you an adviser or newsroom pro? Would you like to present a session on Oct. 17? Fill out a Speaker Form

Questions? Contact OSMA Contest & Convention Coordinator – Maggie Cogar [email protected]

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