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"Reporting on Fracking" Conference
A “Reporting on Fracking” conference is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 6, 2015 at Berea College hosted by Eastern Kentucky University’s Department of Communication and student chapter Society of Professional Journalists and Berea College’s Department of English.
A full day of information and reporting tips from government, industry, and environmental leaders along with journalists covering environmental issues will be offered. Speakers will include: Brandon Nuttall, Kentucky Geological Survey; Erica Peterson, WFPL-Louisville Public Media; Kim Collings, executive director, Kentucky Division of Oil; Amanda Womack, freelance science writer and member Society of Environmental Journalists; Lisa Womack, editor, Citizen Voice and Times; Andrew McNeill, executive director, Kentucky Oil and Gas Association; and Craig Williams, Kentucky Environmental Foundation.
Luncheon speaker will be Alissa Kiedrowski, a public relations professional with a background in crisis communication.
Registration will begin at 8 a.m. with the first session at 9 a.m. Morning refreshments and lunch will be provided. The final session will end at 3:30 p.m.
Cost for the full day of sessions and lunch is only $10. Please pre-register by Friday, Oct. 30.