The Presidency and the Press Schedule

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
7:30 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 with Dr. Christina Cliff, Professor of Political Science 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: Kayaking Pearly Pond
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
7-8 p.m.  Newsroom: Granite State Student Voices Journalism Lab FC 105
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
8:00-10:15 a.m. Newsroom: Assignments and Research Journalism Lab FC 105
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
10-10:30 a.m. Briefing: It Begins Here...with Virginia Drew, Director, NH Visitor Center

Office of the Governor
Office of the Secretary of State with David M. Scanlon, Deputy Secretary of State
New Hampshire State House
10:30-11 a.m. Briefing: The Executive Council with the Honorable Andru H. Volinsky, Executive Councilor (D-District 2) New Hampshire State House
11-11:45 a.m. Briefing: Office of the Secretary of State With David M. Scanlan, Deputy Secretary of State New Hampshire State House
11:45 a.m.-12:30 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
12:30 p.m.  Lunch New Hampshire State House
1:45 p.m. Briefing: The Office of the Governor with Jayne Millerick, Chief of Staff New Hampshire State House
2:30 p.m.  Briefing: The New Hampshire State Senate with the Honorable Chuck Morse, President of the Senate (R-District 22) New Hampshire State House
3:05 p.m. On the Air : Boston Herald Radio’s “The Run Down” with Zuri Berry, Deputy Managing Editor – Multimedia  
4 p.m. Meet the Press Tour: The New Hampshire Union Leader With Trent Spiner, Editor-in-Chief  New Hampshire Union Leader
5:30 p.m.  Meet the Press Tour: WMUR-TV 9 With Jim Breen, Director of News Operations; And Tom Griffith, Anchor; Mike Haddad, Chief Meteorologist; Jennifer Vaughn, Anchor WMUR-TV 9 
7:30 p.m.  Dinner Stop on the Road to the White House
 
8:30 p.m.  Return to the FPU Campus at Rindge
 
10:30 p.m.  Lights Out
 


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
10:45-11:45 a.m. Newsroom: Granite State Student Voice, on deadline Journalism Lab FC 105
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
1:15-3:15 p.m. Newsroom: Granite State Student Voice, on deadline Journalism Lab FC 105
3:30-4:45 p.m. R&R: Kayaking Pearly Pong
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. Newsroom: Action Plan Journalism Lab FC 105
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  

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Marlin Fitzwater Center for Communication(603) 899-1039

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