IN FOCUS: Print Media Workshop a SUCCESS!03.18.2006
Arts Alliance Mountain Empire and A! Magazine for the Arts hosted a FREE Print Media Workshop on Friday, March 10, 2006. If you were unable to attend, CLICK HERE to download hand-outs from the workshop.
During and after the workshop, several participants recommended that we make this an annual event. If you attended the workshop, please send us your comments/suggestions to consider for next time.Email Us
If you were NOT able to attend this workshop, you missed a great event
— from an educational standpoint as well as being able to network with people from
throughout the Mountain Empire. Participants came from as far away as Richlands,
Va. and Boone, N.C. Hope to see you next time!
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Humorist Carl Clarke from Abingdon warms up the crowd.
In the foreground, from left, Michele Plescia of Bristol chats with Holly Russo of Johnson City, while Ellen Elmes of Richlands, Va. visits with Ben Jennings of Abingdon.
From left, "A! Magazine" committee members Diane Thomas and Lori Sweat greet Melissa Massengill, while Terry Eckley talks to Dr. Sue Fulmer of ETSU.
Arriving at the meeting: Darrell Fleming, an author from Blountville, Tenn., and representatives from High Country Publishers in Boone, N.C.
Workshop participants also heard from newspaper representatives, from left, Jan Hearne with the Johnson City Press, Jan Patrick with Bristol Herald Courier, and Brad Lifford, Kingsport Times-News.
Getting registration materials are Alyson Sumerford from Abingdon and Steve Reeves from Kingsport. Anita Gammon of Bristol says hello to "A! Magazine" Advertising Director Ann McIver Goodpasture.
Left: Patty Canonico from Abingdon waits while librarians from the Johnson City Public Library register. Center: (please help us identify these participants) __??__ Right: representatives from Southwest Virginia Community College, Richlands.