Exposure to the Exciting World of Journalism

Code: WC22803

Dates: October 11 - November 15, 2022

Meets: 7:15 PM to 8:45 PM

Sessions: 6

Location: Lower Merion High School

Course Fee: $105.00

There are still openings remaining at this time.

Online access has changed how we live, interact, shop, stay connected, and even get our news. With fewer printed publications, reporting the news is no longer limited to those hired by local and national papers and magazines. There is a growing need for independent reporters , aka, citizen journalists, like you. From a 30 year veteran reporter, learn about writing articles, attribution, libel, the art of the interview and how to earn the trust of potential interviewees.
Fee: $105.00

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Lower Merion High School

315 E Montgomery Avenue
Ardmore, PA 19003
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David Block

For 30 years, David Block has worked as a documentary producer/director and a freelance journalist. As a freelance journalist, he has over 1500 articles published in a variety of publications such as, Jazz Journal International, The New York Times, the Philadelphia Inquirer, Runner's World, Runner’s Gazette, Running Times, and dozens of local magazines and newspapers. During his extensive career, he has interviewed high profile athletes, celebrities, government agents, and musicians such as Kobe Bryant, Bill Cosby, Joe Frazier, Larry Hagman, Florence Henderson, Bruce Jenner, Lee Majors, Sarah Palin's parents - Charles and Sally Heath, David Sanborn, McCoy Tyner, and Grover Washington, Jr. He has never shied away from difficult assignments and never missed a deadline. In December 2017, David Block earned his Master of Journalism Degree from Temple University (Philadelphia, PA). He is also a recipient of the journalism awards, The Lori Schipper Scholarship for Distinguished Achievement, April 2016. To date, he has made eight documentaries, many of which have been televised and screened at film festivals. He has won a number of film festival awards. A complete list of the awards and descriptions of his documentaries are listed on his website: www.blindfilmaker.com After 11 years 11 months Jan. 2010 to Nov. 2021 David finished and published a book titled, "Understanding the 613 Mitzvot" and it is available for purchase on Amazon. While he was a student at Aish HaTorah Yeshiva in the Old City of Jerusalem, he would have appreciated a book such as this. So, David began to create the study tool he had wished he had. It will be a useful companion to laypeople, students and anyone interested in Torah.



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