In my first six months: I will establish an instructional collaboration with Student Projects
professional editors and the advisor of the J-Shop (High School) Workshop. This relationship
would serve as a conduit for informational networking. This network would also function as an
evaluation database to better develop future student learning approaches for journalism
educators and or mentors who serve in NABJ’s student programs. I will also start a quarterly
Star Trek actors William Shatner, Nichelle Nichols and the late Leonard Nimoy would know
exactly what I mean when I say those words.
I’m applying this familiar phrase to our upcoming first-ever virtual NABJ-NAHJ national
convention in August 2020. We would have been in the capital city Washington, D.C., but now
because of the intrusive COVID-19, we will be in the tech-savvy celestial sphere.