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website, NATPE’s annual “Market & Conference is the only American program market serving the worldwide television community.” It is designed for those who, “buy, sell, develop, finance, advertise, market or license content; implement technology; exploit rights; or leverage media assets. For Dr. Kaye, the conference is an opportunity to learn more about today’s electronic media, knowledge she can share in the classroom. 

five Knoxville News Sentinel columns has earned Dr. Mark D. Harmon a 2013 Sigma Delta Chi award from the Society of Professional Journalists. The distinguished award was based on Harmon’s general column writing for a publication with a circulation under 100,000.

“I think column writing can be a bridge between the research and evidence required of good academia but also the popular writing of good journalists,” said Harmon. 

Judges chose the winners from 1,800 entries in categories covering print, radio, television and online. The awards recognize outstanding work published or broadcast in 2013.

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2014 Medal of Honor Convention, the East Tennessee Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists will host an expert panel to discuss how news media cover veterans. The event will be held Saturday, Feb. 22 at 10:30 a.m. in the meeting room of the Bearden Branch Library.

Veteran journalists Ed Hooper and Fred Brown will join Dr. Nick Geidner, a JEM assistant professor and the director of the Medal of Honor project.  WBIR anchor John Becker will moderate. The event is free and open to the public.