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Reynolds Week 2013: Agenda, Business Journalism Professors


“Business Journalism Professors Seminar” – Jan. 2-5


7:45 a.m. Breakfast (Combined groups) – Taylor Place Cafeteria

8:30 a.m. Welcome and Introductions (Combined groups) – First Amendment Forum, Andrew Leckey

9 a.m. “Business Journalists as Investigators” (Combined groups) – Forum, Jim Steele

10:15-10:30 a.m. Break – Third floor landing overlooking Forum

10:30 a.m. “Deciding What to Teach” – Room 352, Chris Roush

NOON Box Lunch with Jim Steele (Combined groups) – Forum

1:30 p.m. “Organizing Your Class” - Room 352, Roush

2:30 p.m. Case Study: “Syllabus Writing” – Room 352, Roush

3:15-3:30 p.m. Break – Third floor landing overlooking Forum

3:30 p.m. “Resources and Keeping Students Interested” - Room 352, Roush

5 p.m. Cronkite School Tour (Combined groups) – Outside Room 302, Kristin Gilger

6 p.m. Dinner (Combined groups) – Taylor Place Cafeteria


THURSDAY—Jan. 3, 2013

7:45 a.m. Breakfast (Combined groups) – Taylor Place Cafeteria

8:30 a.m. “Designing Assignments to Build Financial-Journalism Skills” - Room 352, Pam Luecke

9:45 a.m. “10 Secrets to Teaching Business Journalism in Today’s Classroom” - Room 352, Randy Smith

10:15-10:30 a.m. Break – Third floor landing overlooking Forum

11 a.m. “Teaching the Business Narrative” – Room 352, Alan Deutschman

NOON Barlett & Steele Awards Luncheon and Panel Discussion (Combined groups) – Forum

1:30-2 p.m. Book signing with Jim Steele (Combined groups) – Forum

2 p.m. “Teaching the Effective Use of Data in Business Coverage” – Room 352, Steve Doig

3:30-3:45 p.m. Break – Third floor landing overlooking Forum

3:45 p.m. “Preparing Students for Internships, Including How to Work with Local Media” – Room 352, Chris Lavelle and Mike Wong

5:45 p.m. Evening Free (Combined groups)



7:45 a.m. Breakfast (Combined groups) – Taylor Place Cafeteria

8:30 a.m. “Thinking Strategically About Your Class” – Room 352, Jimmy Gentry

10:45-11:00 a.m. Break – Third floor landing overlooking Forum

11:00 a.m. “Teaching Financial Statements” and “Securities and Exchange Commission Filings” – Room 352, Gentry

NOON Lunch (Combined groups) -Taylor Place Cafeteria

1:30 p.m. “Teaching Financial Statements” (continued) and “Teaching Markets” - Room 352, Gentry

3-3:15 p.m. Break – Third floor landing overlooking Forum

3:15 p.m. “Tools for Analysis: Common Size” and “Creating Cases”  - Room 352, Gentry

5 p.m. Group photos (Combined groups) – Forum

6 p.m. Dinner with cash bar (Combined groups) – Cibo, 603 N. 5th Ave., Phoenix.



7:15 a.m. Breakfast (Combined groups) – Taylor Place Cafeteria

8 a.m. “What Editors Expect” – Room 352, Linda Austin, Ilana Lowery and Kathy Tulumello

9-10:30 a.m. “Injecting Multimedia into Your Business Journalism Class” – Room 352, Mark Tatge

10:30-10:45 a.m. Break – Third floor landing overlooking Forum

10:45-11:30 a.m. “Jumpstarting Your Program When You Get Home” – Room 352, Andrew Leckey

11:30 a.m. Certificate Presentation (Combined groups) – Forum

NOON Box Lunch/Adjourn (Combined groups)- Forum

About the Author

Kelly is the Reynolds Center's Senior Online Producer. She has worked as a reporter for several newspapers, most recently The Arizona Republic, and has been an adjunct professor at Arizona State University’s Cronkite School. She has a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Nonfiction from Goucher College and holds a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from West Virginia University. Kelly also was a fellow at The Poynter Institute and a contributing writer for "Cancer Stories: Lessons in Love, Loss & Hope."

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