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Oswego County PJC Looks At Journalism Growth

OSWEGO, NY – As newspapers across the country continue to struggle, journalism school enrollment is strong, even booming in some places.

The Professional Journalists and Communicators of Oswego County will explore what this intriguing trend means for the print industry and where the jobs are or where they might be.

Syracuse University Newhouse School Professor Bob Lloyd joins the discussion 5 p.m. Nov. 18 at Bridie Manor, 1 Bridie Square.

Lloyd’s 20-year career in newspapers includes stints as a sports and urban affairs reporter for the Fort Worth, Texas, Star-Telegram and editor at the Syracuse Herald Journal.

Prior to joining the Newhouse faculty as a magazine journalism professor, he served as executive editor for the Erie, Pa., Times-News.

Lloyd earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas and a master’s from Syracuse University.

The PJC meeting is open to the public.

The cost to attend is $12 for members and $14 for non-members.

Reservations are required and may be placed with Muriel Allerton by calling 592-5900 or by e-mailing her at [email protected] by Nov. 16.