The Press: Preparing to Cover the Road to the White House
Saturday, July 15, 2017

Time Event Location
8:30 a.m. Dorm Check-in  Cheshire Hall
9:30-10 a.m. Orientation with Dr. Kristen Nevious, Director The Marlin Fitzwater Center for Communication FC 101
10-10:30 a.m. Briefing: Covering the 2016 Presidential Election Cycle with New Hampshire Student Media Association Veterans Fitzwater Studio
10:45-11:45 a.m.  Newsroom: Hands-On Intro to Granite State Student Voices with Prof. Paul Bush Journalism Lab FC 105
12:30-1:15 p.m. Press Club: Lunch Dining Hall
1:30-2:45 p.m. Newsroom: Hands-On Intro to Podcasting Journalism Lab FC 105
3-4:30 p.m. R&R: Kayaking Pearly Pond
5-5:30 p.m.  Press Club: Dinner Dining Hall
5:45-6:45 p.m. Key Note Briefing:  The Future of Journalism
with Peter Maer, Veteran CBS Radio White House Correspondent 
Fitzwater Studio
7-8 p.m. Newsroom: Podcasting, continued Journalism Lab FC 105
8:15-9:15 p.m. Trip to Walmart   
10:30 p.m.  Lights Out  

The Press: The Interview
Sunday, July 16, 2017

Time Event Location
7 a.m.  Press Club: Breakfast Dining Hall
8:30-9:30 a.m. Newsroom: Assignments and Research Journalism Lab FC 105
9:30-10 a.m. Backgrounder:  Political Polling Journalism Lab FC 105
10-10:30 a.m.  Fitzwater Fellows Master Class:
Preparing for the Interview with Peter Maer and Bruce Zanca
Fitzwater Studio
10:45-11:45 a.m.  Fitzwater Fellows Master Class:
The Rules of Engagement
with Peter Maer and Bruce Zanca
Journalism Lab FC 105
12:30-1 p.m. Press Club: Lunch  Dining Hall
1:15-3:15 p.m.  Fitzwater Fellows Master Class:
Media Training with Bruce Zanca
The Marlin Fitzwater Center for Communication FC 101
3:30-4:30 p.m.  R&R: Outdoor Sports  Cheshire Field
5-5:30 p.m. Press Club: Dinner Dining Hall
5:45-6:45 p.m.  Key Note Briefing: Political Polling
with Peter Maer, Bruce Zanca, and Dr. Christina Cliff, Professor of Political Science
Fitzwater Studio
8:15-10 p.m.  R&R: Board Games and Television Cheshire Community Room
10:30 p.m. Lights Out  

The Presidency: The White House Briefing Room
Monday, July 17, 2017

Time Event Location
7:30 a.m. Press Club: Breakfast Dining Hall
8:00-9:15 a.m. Newsroom: Assignments and Research Journalism Lab FC 105
9:30-10:30 a.m. Press Briefing Fitzwater Studio
10:45-11:15 a.m. Press Briefing: On Civility in the Public Discourse with Joe Sciacca, Editor-in-Chief, the Boston Herald Fitzwater Studio
11:30-12:30 p.m. Keynote Briefing: “The Evolution of the Office of the White House Press Secretary”
with Bruce Zanca, former White House Spokesman and Communications Advisor for three administrations
Spagnuolo Hall
12:45-1:30 p.m. Press Club: Keynote Luncheon Dining Hall
2-4:45 p.m. Interviews with Peter Maer Fitzwater Television Studio
2-4:45 p.m. Newsroom: On Deadline Journalism Lab FC 105
5-5:30 p.m.  Press Club: Dinner Dining Hall
5:45-6:45 p.m. Key Note Briefing: Deep Dive into Granite State Issues
with Nancy West, Publisher, InDepthNH
Fitzwater Studio
7-8 p.m.  Newsroom: Granite State Student Voices, on deadline Journalism Lab FC 105
8:15-9:15 p.m.  Trip to Walmart  
10:30 p.m.  Lights Out  

The Road to the White House Runs Through the Granite State
Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Time Event Location
7 a.m. Press Bus Departs Peterson Hall Parking Lot
8:45 a.m. Meet the Press Tour: New Hampshire Public Radio with Laura Knoy, Host of "The Exchange" New Hampshire Public Radio
10-11:15 a.m.  Briefing: It Begins Here...

Office of the Governor
Office of the Secretary of State with David M. Scanlon, Deputy Secretary of State
New Hampshire State House
11:15-11:45 p.m. Meet the Press Tour: New Hampshire State House Press Bureau with Allie Morris, Reporter, Concord Monitor and Dave Solomon, Reporter, New Hampshire Union Leader New Hampshire State House Press Bureau
12-12:30 p.m.  Lunch New Hampshire State House
1:30-3:30 p.m. Debriefing: The 2016 Presidential Election
with New Hampshire Republican and Democratic Leadership
New Hampshire State House
4-5 p.m.  Meet the Press Tour: The New Hampshire Union Leader with Joe McQuaid, Publisher
and Trent Spiner, Editor-in-Chief
New Hampshire Union Leader
5:30-6:30 p.m.  Meet the Press Tour: WMUR-TV 9 with Jim Breen, Director of News Operations WMUR-TV 9
7 p.m. Diner Stop on the Road to the White House  
8:30 p.m.  Return to Franklin Pierce College at Rindge Campus

On Deadline, In Pre-Production
Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Time Event Location
7:30 a.m. Press Club Breakfast Dining Hall
8:30-10:30 a.m. Auditions: NHSMA Meet the Press  Fitzwater Television Studio
10:45-11:45 a.m. Pre-production: NHSMA Meet the Student Press Fitzwater Television Studio
12:30-1 p.m. Press Club: Lunch Dining Hall
1:15-3:15 p.m. Pre-production: NHSMA Meet the Student Press Fitzwater Television Studio
3:30-4:45 p.m. Exercise, Games, and Relaxation The Bubble
5-5:30 p.m. Press Club: Dinner Dining Hall
6-6:45 p.m.  Briefing: Engaging Youth in the Public Discourse with Derek Scalia Fitzwater Studio
7-8 p.m. Pre-production: NHSMA Meet the Student Press Fitzwater Television Studio 
8:15-10 p.m. R&R: Board Games and Television Cheshire Community Room
10:30 pm Lights Out  

The New Hampshire Student Media Association
Thursday, July 20, 2017

Time Event Location
7:30 a.m. Press Club Breakfast Dining Hall
8:30-10:30 a.m. Pre-production: NHSMA Meet the Student Press Fitzwater Television Studio
8:30-10:30 a.m. Newsroom: Granite State Student Voices, on deadline Journalism Lab FC 105
10:45-11:45 a.m. Pre-production: NHSMA Meet the Student Press Fitzwater Television Studio
12-1 p.m. Charter Lunch: The NH Student Media Association Dining Hall
1-2 p.m. Studio Production: NHSMA: Meet the Student Press  Fitzwater Television Studio
2 p.m. Check-Out  

CONTACT

Kristen Nevious, Director

Marlin Fitzwater Center for Communication(603) 899-1039

Office Hours

Mon - Fri:
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