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St. Thomas University News Release

Office of University Advancement
St. Thomas University
Fredericton, NB, E3B 5G3
Tel (506) 452-0522, Fax (506) 460-0335



Wed. Nov. 12, 2003

Journalism Forum: The Future of Local TV News

St. Thomas University is hosting a journalism forum to discuss the future of supper hour TV newscasts in the Maritimes. The topics for discussion will include the philosophy behind these newscasts, the market they serve, and the impact they have on the TV market in the Maritimes. Members of the forum will take questions from the audience after the discussion.

The forum will take place in the Ted Daigle Auditorium, St. Thomas University on Thurs. Nov. 20, 2003, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. This event is open to the public and free of charge.

Participants: Jay Witherbee - News Director, ATV News, Maritimes; Neil Everton - Executive Producer, Global TV News, Maritimes; Dan Goodyear - Bureau Chief, CBC TV News, Fredericton

Media Contact: For more information please contact Daryl Gray at 452-0528