2018 STN Convention Planning

 

The Student Television Network Convention is a unique experience for both teachers and students.  In just four days, you can learn from professionals, participate in contests, meet peers, understand deadlines, acquire skills and have fun. Pre-planning for the STN Convention will ensure the most positive experience for teachers and students.  Before registration even opens, you can make the most crucial decisions and be prepared in advance.

 

VISIT THE MISSOURI SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM BEFORE OR AFTER STN!


 

 

 

HERE ARE SOME SUGGESTIONS FOR PRE-PLANNING:

  • Dates: March 15-18, 2018
  • Location: Nashville, TN
  • Hotel Location: Gaylord Marriott Resort (reservations can be made AFTER STN online registration in December)
  • Determine which students are attending
  • Collect partial payments for airfare, hotel, registration, contests and training
  • Consider the many activities in Nashville.  Contact our Travel Partner - USA Student Travel
  • Enlist the help of parent volunteers and chaperones
  • Determine which students will share rooms
  • Determine the contests students will enter
  • Book airfare early - Contact our Travel Partner - USA Student Travel
  • Review past conventions with students!
  • Prepare for a dynamic and exciting convention!
  • Click here for the 2018 Convention Planner

 

 

 

 

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CONVENTION LINKS

 

2018 PLANNING
2018 Convention Planner
2018 Convention Flyer
2018 Convention Primer
Code of Conduct
Code of Conduct is Required Reading for Registration
Payments and Changes
Review Increased Change Charges
Sample School Forms 
Convention Press Release
Visit The Missouri School of Journalism
2017 (Last Year's) Contest Prompts

 

TRAVEL AND HOTEL
Travel Resources: Flights/Shuttles/Activities
Hotel Shuttles - Airport and Downtown
Luggage Shipping Options
Area Map
Hotel Restaurants
Local Attractions
Stores and Restaurants at Opry Mills Mall
Nashville Restaurants
HOTEL SECURITY PROCEDURES

 

ONSITE

2018 CONVENTION SCHEDULE

2018 CONVENTION CONTEST LIST
2018 CONVENTION CONTEST DETAIL GRID
2018 CONVENTION CONTEST SCHEDULE (ALPHA)
2018 CONVENTION CONTEST SCHEDULE (CHRON)
TRAINING SESSION:  SHOOTING WITH A PRO
LEARN TO USE THE TRICASTER-BROADCAST LIVE

KEYNOTE SPEAKER - BOYD HUPPERT
2018 PROFESSIONAL SESSIONS - free!
2018 PROFESSIONAL SESSION SCHEDULE
2018 PROFESSIONAL SESSION SPEAKER BIOS




IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS: 
STN Contest Guidelines
Code of Ethics 
Creative Content Policy
Use of Copyrighted Materials
Rules for Convention Contests
Hotel Production Rules and Regs

 

2018 STN CONVENTION SPONSORS/EXHIBITORS

All American High School Film Festival

American University - Discover the World of Communication

The Art Institute

Biola University Cinema and Media Arts

Columbia College Chicago

Columbia College Hollywood

Datron World Communications

Dodge College of Film & Media Arts - Chapman University 

ESE Networks

Eurasia Foundation

Full Sail University

Ithaca College - Roy H. Park School of Communications

Kent State University School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Key Code Media

Klein College of Media and Communications at Temple University

The Media School at Indiana University

Missouri School of Journalism

NewTek/Nelco Media

Philip Merrill College of Journalism at University of Maryland

S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University

Sam Houston State University

Savannah College of Art & Design

Sony/Pro AV Systems Corp.

Studio School

Telestream

The US-Russia Social Expertise Exchange (SEE) Program

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications

University of Miami School of Communication

Walter Cronkite School of Journalism & Mass Communication - Arizona State University

WorldStrides/USA Student Travel