#lobocamp ends with panels on design, photography, reporting

Day two of the bootcamp was just as busy and fun for students who learned how to edit photos, design pages, cover the crime beat and automate their beat to never miss a tip. Students left feeling energized and ready to try some new techniques at the Lobo and in class this semester.
Students Connor Coleman and Sergio Jimenez used InDesign to practice laying out a newspaper page on deadline during Sunday’s panel on design.

Check out the wrap up here:

Students learn data, storytelling skills at #lobocamp’s first day

Students on Saturday worked with keynote speaker Ray Rivera to outline ways to approach a story about the state’s Lottery Scholarship.


V.B. Price, right, helped students brainstorm ways to write about groundwater contamination in Albuquerque as part of an exercise on tackling big stories.

Check out the recap of the first day’s events:

NM journos give tips on using tech in reporting

We kicked off our bootcamp Friday with an online panel about using the Internet for reporting. Thanks to our panel of reporters and web folks, and to those who watched online.

The panelists were Jolie McCollough, the web designer/developer at the Albuquerque Journal, Lucas Peerman, digital editor for the Las Cruces Sun-News, Lindsey Anderson, who covers education and regional issues for the Las Cruces Sun-News and Trip Jennings, the executive director of New Mexico In Depth.

See links to examples they cited here, where we’ll be uploading information from other presenters throughout the weekend. See you soon!

#lobocamp 2014 will be Jan. 25 and 26

Big news: we’ve got Lobocamp 2014 set up for Jan. 25 and 26 at the UNM Communication and Journalism building. Stay tuned for a list of panels, workshops and speakers. You can also use the #lobocamp hashtag on Twitter to find out more information about the events surrounding Lobocamp, or to contribute your thoughts and comments related to journalism and journalism education.

#lobocamp 2013 wraps up

Thanks to the students and presenters who made this year’s event fantastic. Hope to see you all again next year!

Check out our Storify pages of days one and two:

[View the story “2013 Daily Lobo Journalism Bootcamp” on Storify]

[View the story “Day two of the 2013 Daily Lobo Journalism Bootcamp” on Storify]

Location information and directions

This is the building you are looking for, the Interdisciplinary Film and Digital Media Center. Hopefully it will be more sunny than today!

photo-5All events bootcamp take place at the Interdisciplinary Film and Digital Media Center in Mesa del Sol, about 20 minutes south of UNM’s main campus. The address is 5700 B West University Blvd. SE 

The easiest and quickest way to get there is to take I-25 south to Rio Bravo. Go east/left on Rio Bravo until you hit a T. You will see a green sign for Mesa del Sol. Take a right onto University Boulevard. You will stay on this road for just more than three miles and you basically run into the film center. It is south of Eclipse Aviation, south of the Journal Pavilion, so just keep going even though it looks like you are in the middle of nowhere. You soon will see the film center building straight ahead of you. Look for our bright yellow signs as well. It is the large, almost U-shaped, glass-paneled building. Then follow signs for parking and entrance into the building. The registration and check in are on the third floor, starting at 8:30. Join us for bagels and coffee before the 9 a.m. sessions.


You can also take University south from UNM, but be aware the University sort of jogs around the airport. From University once you are south of Gibson, turn right on Randolph, before you get to the airport. Stay on Randolph as it jogs around and becomes University. Follow that south to the film center. This takes longer than the freeway.

The Daily Lobo Journalism Bootcamp


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