Los Angeles Press Club Seminar Will Explore the New Face of Sports Journalism

Jan 26, 2005, 00:00 ET from Los Angeles Press Club

    HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Super Bowl is just around
 the corner, so what better time to debate the nexus between professional
 sports and the media?
     The Los Angeles Press Club announced today that it will present a seminar
 on 21st Century Sports Journalism on Wednesday February 2, featuring an
 all-star panel of local journalists and publicists. The event, at the L.A.
 Press Club's headquarters (6464 Sunset Blvd., 8th floor, Hollywood), will last
 from 6:00 to 9:00.
     Debating modern-day sports coverage will be:
 
      * L.A. Times Columnist J.A. Adande
      * KCAL 9 Lead Sports Anchor Alan Massengale
      * ESPN Radio 710 "Big Show" Co-host Steve Mason
      * Los Angeles Dodgers Public Relations Director John Olguin
      * DodgerThoughts.com proprietor and ex-Daily News sportswriter Jon
        Weisman
 
     Moderating will be Reason magazine Associate Editor and media columnist
 Matt Welch.
 
     Panelists will explore a variety of themes, including: * The love/hate
 relationship between teams (and fans) and their hometown paper * The Dodgers'
 PR problems this off-season * How to cover increasingly aloof pro athletes
 * The ESPN factor * Tips for the novice sports journalist * Interesting
 developments online * and more!
     The seminar is open to the public with $5 admission charge for Press Club
 members, and $15 for non-members, free to those joining the club that evening.
 Refreshments and networking will begin at 6:00 p.m., and the program starts at
 7:00. To RSVP, or for more information, call 323-469-8180 or email to
 info@lapressclub.org.
 
      Cosponsor: PR Newswire.
 
      "21st Century Sports Journalism
      Wednesday, February 2, 2005
      Los Angeles Press Club
      6464 Sunset Blvd., 8th floor
      6:00 p.m. networking, 7:00 program
      RSVP: 323-469-8180 or info@lapressclub.org
 
 

SOURCE Los Angeles Press Club