MPR Radio Camp: Writing on Deadline

ThreeSixty’s Ayo Olagbaju works with her mentor, APM Reporter Tom Scheck, to write her radio story on Juxtaposition Arts.

ThreeSixty students nestled into an editing space around the newsroom to  write their first radio story about Juxtaposition Arts Wednesday at MPR News Radio Camp.

The students are working side-by-side with MPR News and American Public Media mentors to write their stories.

The mentors for 2019 Radio Camp include:

Students learned how to write for radio, sort through clips, decide a story structure, choose cuts and draft their stories all while on deadline.

First thing Thursday morning, students will record their reporter tracks.

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Theresa Malloy Lemickson

ThreeSixty program manager Theresa MalloyProgram Manager Theresa Malloy Lemickson joined ThreeSixty Journalism’s leadership team in January 2019. She brings professional writing, editing and digital media experience to the role, as well as a passion for producing and sharing meaningful stories, particularly ones from underrepresented communities.

Most recently, Theresa was digital senior producer at KSTP, where she won two Upper Midwest Emmy awards. She graduated from St. Thomas in 2013 with a Communication and Journalism degree and, also at St. Thomas, is pursuing a master’s in English with an emphasis in literary journalism.