October 26, 2007
Professor Judith Cramer, Ph.D., Director of Mass Communication
at St. John's University, will speak at the New York Press Club
Foundation 15th Annual Journalism Conference on October 27 at New
Dr. Cramer will participate as a member of a panel that will
discuss key topics facing educators in journalism, titled: “The
journalism classroom: educators and change”. Professors
representing NYU, Baruch, and Wagner will join Dr. Cramer in
conversations ranging from the methods in which educators prepare
students for the ways in which news is gathered, processed and
distributed in the 21st century to whether is better to learn
journalism on the job or in the classroom.
Professor Cramer has over 10 years of experience as a
professional journalist, specializing in commercial and public
radio news. She is the co-editor of Women in Mass
Communication 3rd edition (Sage Publications, 2007).
Fox 5 (NY) News anchor Ernie Anastos will open the day’s events
with a talk titled: “Does Anyone Even Need a News Anchor Anymore?”
and author Pete Hamil will give the closing Keynote address on “The
State of Journalism.” Leaders in media, academia, and
industry will share their thoughts on important topics in the
For more information, or to reserve tickets for this conference,
please visit www.newyorkpressclub.org/events.