Last October 13, 2018 , Christ the King College, King’s Scroll official publication prosperously conducted its annual seminar workshop at the CKC’s conference room with the theme “Educating the Youth through responsible Campus Journalism” developing young writers to produce a better school paper.
The seminar was divided into four sessions according to the writing categories the staff belong.
The news writing was discussed by Mr. Roland Acido, the school paper advisor of “The Quill” from Gingoog City Comprehensive National Highschool tackled the components of writing an accurate and objective scene to be written in an article. He added that a News Writer must have courage and boldness to expose the truth about the scene.
Editorial Cartooning was talked by Ms. Ma. Theresa Barrero who emphasized the importance of combining an artistic skill and the satire to picture a commentary expression of the artist’s opinion. She expounded that a cartoon must express an opinion on a topic and provokes readers to think and clarify their own opinions.
The photojournalism was then conveyed by Ms. Rita Marie Endrina, Regional Qualifier of School’s Press Conference (RSPC) in photojournalism along with his colleague Mr. Eric Seth Obedencio, National Qualifier on School’s Press Conference (NSPC) in the same category saying that a good photojournalist captures emotion that tells a story beyond a single photo.
In the afternoon, the Editorial and Feature writing was given by the last speaker Mr. Chandelaria Torrevilas who taught writers to be brave in writing and discover appropriate words in making descriptions.
The seminar was successfully ended with the giving of certificates and tokens by the organization’s moderator Mr. Pericles G. Aninion together with the Editor in Chief Kit L. Negro.