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|2022 FULL COURT PRESS
Sports Writing Seminar and Scholarship Competition
"Full Court Press," the 21st annual United States Basketball Writers Association sports writing seminar and scholarship competition, will take place on Friday, April 1 with a series of exclusive experiences for undergraduate and graduate college students with an interest in sports journalism.
The program will begin with a panel discussion at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans (Celestin C) from 8 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. CDT.
Students can enter a competition for scholarships up to $1,500 in honor of the late Larry Donald, the only two-time USBWA president and the founding editor of Basketball Times.
The free event provides students with an opportunity to cover the NCAA Final Four the day before the national semifinals. Students will receive media credentials for the day for access to players and coaches.
The panel discussion will involve leading reporters in the industry. Panelists will discuss topics such as the influence of social media, the state of the job market, navigational skills in a 24/7 digital era and survival tactics to deal with increasingly challenging deadlines.
The free seminar is organized by the Sports Capital Journalism Program
at IUPUI and will be moderated by its director, USBWA executive director
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