Television Network Tour Stop Informs Students

Posted: May 3, 2013 at 5:25 a.m.

Jessica Lindquist with C-SPAN activates a program on a video screen Thursday during a presentation for Rogers High School students aboard a tour bus that promotes the channel. Lindquist gives presentations about C-Span programming to high school and college students as the bus travels around the nation. The goal is to increase awareness of the channel among young viewers, Lindquist said.

Broadcast and film students from Rogers and Heritage high schools learned about national television Thursday.

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Part of the C-SPAN bus tour is to recognize winners in the C-SPAN StudentCam competition. Next year’s theme will be announced in July and is open to middle and high school students. This year 75 winning documentaries were aired on C-SPAN during April. The competition offers prizes between $250 and $5,000. For more information visit www.studentcam.org.

Source: Staff Report

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