UTA students gain real world sports reporting experience

UT Arlington Mavs Blog

For the last couple of years, UT Arlington communications students have earned real-world news reporting experience by covering various preseason media days for Maverick sports.  Beginning with the 2016 men and women’s basketball preseason media and photo day, students in classes and programs led by professors Lance Liguez, Jennifer Little and Brad Loper have observed press conferences, conducted interviews, taken photographs and gathered video and social media content.  The experience provides a unique opportunity for the students to see firsthand how press events work and how content is gathered by news organizations.

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