Seattle Innovative Design Founder to Speak at SABJ Student Career Workshop
October 20, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Education NewsSeattle, WA, Oct 20, 2007 - Lowell Henderson, founder of Seattle Innovative Design ( www.seattleinnovativedesign.com ), a Seattle website design studio, will present "Content is King: How to publish your content in the digital age" for the The Seattle Association of Black Journalist’s Student Career Workshop, Saturday, October 20th. The workshop will be held from 8:30 to 3:00 p.m. at the African-American Academy, 8311 Beacon Avenue South, 98118.
The free workshop gives high school and college students the opportunity to learn about career opportunities in journalism from top African American journalists and media professionals. Areas covered include newspaper, radio, television and on-line media.
“Teaching youth about the internet and the multiple media formats available for expressing themselves in the online medium will help youth understand the power of their own voice ” claims Lowell Henderson, owner and founder of Seattle Innovative Design. “Having someone from their community provide knowledge that can help shape their creative development and encourage communication will positively add to their sense of self-esteem.”
The workshop "Content is King: How to publish your content in the digital age" will provide youth the chance to engage in an informative interactive session with live online demonstrations of some of the most popular forms of expression on the internet. A question and answer period will allow the students an opportunity to ask about media content, fair use, and techniques for getting content viewed online.
From the Seattle Association of Black Journalists Press Release
“The Seattle Association of Black Journalists is an affiliate chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), a group of more than 3,000 African Americans working in the media. The organization is composed of journalists, student journalists, journalism professors, advertising representatives and public relations professionals. SABJ members work in public relations, radio, television, advertising, online and print journalism. They are editors, reporters, television anchors, executives, artists, video and still photographers.
The Student Journalism Career Day is free, but students must register in one of three ways: by logging on to www.sabjonline.org and filling out the form, calling (206) 965-9397 or e-mailing SABJ at firstname.lastname@example.org.”
About Seattle Innovative Design
Seattle Innovative Design specializes in interactive and print design. Services include web site development, online store development, corporate identity, corporate communications, interactive media, and website hosting. Privately financed and based in Seattle, Washington, Seattle Innovative Design was founded in January of 2005. For more information about Seattle Innovative Design visit their website at http://www.seattleinnovativedesign.com or call 206.351.9217.