PRESS CORPS

eDITOR-IN-CHIEF: SAM NELSON


approximate committee size: 18

Tasked with producing two issues of the NAIMUN Daily, Press Corps is not a traditional committee. Press Corps is responsible for the role of a global journalistic body, reporting on various topics from different committees throughout the conference. As reporters, each individual will be held to high journalistic and professional standards to bridge the gap between those in power and the public.  Being in Press Corps is fast paced and demanding, but you will soon learn that the role of a journalist is essential.

TOPIC ABSTRACT

background guide coming soon


LEARNING OBJECTIVES

NAIMUN strives to provide every delegate with a well-rounded, educational, and enjoyable experience. The learning objectives for Press Corps are as follows. Delegates will:

  • Assume the role of a news journalist to focus on reporting the proceedings of the other committees

  • Interact professionally within different committees to gather and synthesize information into compelling and revealing stories

  • Understand the power that journalism (and other media channels) has in modern geopolitics and world affairs along with the necessity for unbiased and transparent reporting


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about the editor-in-chief

Samuel Nelson is in the McDonough School of Business Class of 2021, pursuing Operations & Information Management and Marketing. Raised in South Jersey, but currently residing in Cocoa Beach, Florida, he enjoys having seasons in D.C. Outside of NAIMUN, he can be found laying pages for Georgetown's newspaper, The Hoya, tweeting from the French Embassy, or probably talking about something that reminds him of his time in France. He loves languages, crossword puzzles, and playing ukulele and can’t wait for NAIMUN in the spring.


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