Communicating News about Science and Agriculture

A one-day career awareness day for high school students, “Communicating News About Science and Agriculture.” The focus of the event – storytelling in science, agriculture, journalism and communication-related areas – will benefit high school students in general and especially those with career interests in these topics. The conference, lunch, materials and other refreshments will be provided to registrants at no cost.

Overview of topics: 

  • Storytelling basics 
  • Key elements of a story 
  • Steps to a powerful narrative 
  • How visuals strengthen stories 
  • Why your stories matter

Registration opens: Monday, Sept. 9

Friday, November 15, 2019 at 9:00am to 3:00pm

Litton Agri-Science Leadership Learning Center 10780 Liv 235, Chillicothe, MO. 64601

Event Type



Journalism, CAFNR


Journalism, CAFNR
Contact Name

Suzette Heiman

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Speaker(s) Information

Ruby Bailey, Columbia Missourian

Chris Chinn, Missouri Department of Agricluture

Kate Hayes, Bayer

Kistofur Hustead, KBIA

Andrea McCrea, Broadcaster

Tyne Morgan, U.S. Farm Report

Rebecca Smith, KBIA

Lynden Steele, Pictures of the Year

Christine Tew, Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council

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