A lighter moment
|Stand-alone photo by James Bates|
Michael Laney, a professor at Lee University in Cleveland, Tenn., shares a laugh with students and faculty gathered at the 2002 Baptist Press Student Journalism Conference, Oct. 10-12 in Nashville, Tenn. Pictured to Laney's right is fellow SJC faculty member and Baptist Press correspondent Karen Willoughby. Laney led a discussion of a civil rights documentary, "We Shall Not Be Moved," produced by the Southern Baptist North American Mission Board. Click here for related stories and an updated gallery of photos from the event.
Also performing at the conference were Rocketown Recording artist Ginny Owens, Franklin, Tenn. based artist Brian Robison, and Downhere, a Christian band from Canada.
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Through the light
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)--Gary Fong, director of editorial graphics technology for the San Francisco Chronicle, left, critiques the photography of Rocky Pugh, a student at William Carey College. Fong, a Pulitizer Prize jurist and a keynote speaker at the Baptist Press Student Journalism Conference, spent one-on-one time working with the young photographers. Student photographers were assigned to shoot portraits of people in downtown Nashville, Tenn., during the Oct. 10-12 conference. See related stories below.
Fred Jackson, news director of American Family Radio, right, leads a discussion on radio broadcasting with students at the Baptist Press Student Journalism Conference.
Students attending the Baptist Press Student Journalism Conference worship together during a conference session.
Making a point
In addition to being a keynote speaker, former ABC News religion reporter Peggy Wehmeyer also led a workshop for students interested in broadcasting.
Bob Case, of World Journalism Institute, and former ABC News religion reporter Peggy Wehmeyer, talk shop during a hallway encounter as students listen.
Veteran sports journalist Don Boykin, of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, demonstrates the use of a photograph during a workshop session at the Baptist Press Student Journalism Conference.
Ginny Owens performs
Christian musician Ginny Owens performed during the opening session of the 2002 Baptist Press Student Journalism Conference.
Smith tells the story
Lawrence Smith, vice president of communications at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, encouraged students during his keynote address at the Baptist Press Student Journalism Conference.