STN Convention Info

STN 2015 Convention
April 1-4

Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel
San Diego, CA


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Hari Sreenivasan

2015 STN Convention Keynote Speaker

Hari Sreenivasan joined the PBS Newshour in 2009. He is currently the Anchor of PBS Newshour Weekend and a Senior Correspondent for the nightly program. In addition, Sreenivasan serves as the Director of Digital Partnerships helping guide the organization's digital strategy.  

Sreenivasan has received multiple Emmy nominations for Newshour coverage of the Gulf oil spill, an interactive piece for PBS Frontline "Targeting the Electorate", and for his reporting at CBS. He is the recipient of multiple Outstanding Broadcast Story Awards from the South Asian Journalists Association, an organization for which he served as a board member from 2001-04. 

 Hari immigrated to the United States with his parents from Mumbai, India. He earned his college degree in mass communication with minors in both politics and philosophy at the University of Puget Sound. Upon graduation, Hari worked as a reporter for WNCN-TV in Raleigh, North Carolina. He then moved to San Francisco to anchor and report on technology for television programs on CNET. In 2004, Hari joined ABC News in New York as an anchor for ABC NEWS NOW, and also worked as a correspondent for Nightline with Ted Koppell and World News Tonight with Peter Jennings, and went onto co-anchor the overnight program World News Now while co-hosting one of ABC's first podcasts with Jake Tapper. In 2007, he left ABC for CBS, to work as a correspondent for CBS News' Dallas bureau reporting regularly on the CBS Evening News, The Early Show, and CBS Sunday Morning.

 

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Introducing the STN Stay Classy Convention Party!

 

Registration for Students, Teachers and Chaperones
$90 per person

Contest Fee
$15 per student - one contest per student
IMPORTANT NOTES:  All payments must be made in full to enter a contest.

Crazy 8’s
$100 per team - unlimited number of students (no table)
                                         $115 per team – unlimited number of students (w/ electrical at table)                                         


80+ Professional Sessions
Included with Registration

2 - Hour Hands On Training Sessions

$40 per session

Hotel Rooms
Manchester Grand Hyatt
Rooms are $174.59  including tax
Rooms can be booked only after convention registration is complete


Closest Airport
San Diego Airport, Lindbergh Field (SAN)

 

Transportation to Hotel
Super Shuttle (See Planner) 

 

Overall Tentative Schedule (subject to change)
 

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
7:30AM Crazy 8’s contest (replaces Sweet 16) Various Training Sessions
8:00PM Opening Ceremony

    

 Thursday, April 2, 2015
8:00AM-6:00PM On-Site contests
8:00AM-5:00PM Exhibit Booths Open
8:00AM-6:00PM Professional Sessions
8:00PM Broadcast Excellence/Film Excellence/US ED TV Awards


 Friday, April 3, 2015
8:00AM-6:00PM On-Site contests
8:00AM-5:00PM Exhibit Booths Open
8:00AM-6:00PM Professional Sessions
8:00PM-10:00PM STN Party 

 

 Saturday, April 4, 2015
10:00AM Closing Ceremony and Awards

 

                                                It’s a WRAP!!!!!                                               

 

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Did you get the shot? Did you land the interview? Do you feel the energy?
From broadcasting to film to media – just being at STN 2015 will put you in the center of it all.

Capture it with us!
San Diego
April 1-4 2015

 

       

 

 

    

Here are some winners from last year!

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First Place - Arcadia High School (1:00)
Arcadia High School - Phoenix, AZ
Eli Kravetz, Lorenzo Belhassen, Nick Greey

WATCH THE 2014 CONVENTION CLOSING CEREMONY ON US EDUCATION TV

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CLICK HERE FOR THE 2014 ONSITE CONTEST WINNERS

Important Links


2015 CONVENTION LINKS

 

PLANNING

Convention General Information

Convention Planner (updated 12.22)

Payments and Registration Changes

2015 Code of Conduct

Parking Options for Cars and Buses

Middle School One Day Pass

In Class Sample Registration Forms

San Diego Activities 

San Diego Local Restaurants

San Diego History

2015 Volunteer Waiver

2015 Luggage Shipping/Computer Rentals

2015 STN Convention Scholarship

Professional Development Credit

Training Sessions

Creating and Building Broadcast Journalist Programs

2015 STN Convention Holiday Flyer

 

INFORMATION FOR INTERNS

 

 

 

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