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Top Sports Broadcasting School Expands Summer Sportscasting Course

Intermediate sportscasting course for teens now available.
    March 19, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Hofstra University Continuing Education, a top sports broadcasting school on Long Island, NY, has added an intermediate sportscasting course for teens to its list of Summer Sportscasting programs for 2013. The course is offered in addition to the existing introductory courses available to both teens and adults. Intermediate Sportscasting for Teens, which takes place July 22-26 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., is designed for teens who have already taken the introductory course and want to continue to increase their sportscasting knowledge and skills.

The program focuses on the concept of "backpack journalism," in which the students are instructed on how to report, shoot, edit and appear on camera in a field report. The program creates an atmosphere where students who aim to pursue further journalistic goals are encouraged to develop their own unique writing style and "voice." Instructors will guide students through the production of in-depth stories about the latest in sports news, controversies and human interest stories. Students will receive insight into the various roles that exist within the staffing of a sports broadcast and the potential career options in the field of sports broadcasting.

Ed Ingles, former WCBS Radio Sports Director and professional-in-residence at WRHU (Radio Hofstra University), coordinates the program, bringing in guest speakers and instructors who are well-known in the industry. Previous guest instructors have included Mike Breen, John Discepolo, Len Berman and Kenny Albert.

To register for the Summer Sportscasting Course or for more information, visit or call 516-463-7800.

About Hofstra University Continuing Education
Hofstra CE offers a broad range of workshops, seminars, conferences, lectures, events and courses in business, technology, personal enrichment, and community learning. Hofstra University is a dynamic private institution of higher education where more than 12,000 full and part-time students choose from undergraduate and graduate offerings in liberal arts and sciences, business, engineering, communication, education, health and human services, honors studies, a School of Law and the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine.

Media Contact:
Debbi Honorof
Hofstra University CE

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