Program: Finding your footing in the topsy-turvy world of journalism and social media.
Speaker: Dick Weiss, writing consultant, a Press Club past president and former newspaper editor
Place: Gatesworth theater, One McKnight Place
Date/Time: 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 26
Free and open to all
The rise of social media has been both a bane and a boon to journalists and their audiences. Dick Weiss, who started as a journalist with a typewriter and now tweets from time to time, shares his insights on how readers can come to terms with new media.
Dick Weiss is an award-winning writer and editor with more than three decades of experience at American newspapers. A former city editor at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Weiss started WeissWrite LLC as a writing, editing and coaching service for anyone with a story to tell. WeissWrite does writing workshops, ghostwriting, and editing consultations.
Recently, Weiss managed the Beyond November political coverage online site.