2019 Winter & Spring Term Schedules

OMN offers several trainings to help you hone your storytelling skills and navigate journalism and the media industry. All OMN trainings are free and open to all students. Advance registration is required for most trainings. Registration links are listed below within the workshop descriptions.

All OMN members are required to complete the Intro to Media Workshop before taking on any assignments. OMN members must complete the Field Equipment Certification Workshops before checking out equipment. Click here to review the checkout policy and view the available equipment.

To request accommodations related to disabilities, please contact Markie Belcher at markie.belcher@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-6375. 


Special Events (Spring)

Wednesday, April 3, 2019
5 pm — 7 pm | SEC Fourth Floor

Are you interested in learning more about Orange Media Network and all the great ways students can get involved with media opportunities on campus? Stop by our open house on January 9! We will hold tours and answer questions from 5 pm to 7 pm. Registration is not required to participate in this event! To request accommodations related to disabilities, please contact Markie Belcher at markie.belcher@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-6375. 

Thursday, April 11, 2019
6 pm — 7 pm | SEC Lobby

Join us for the launch of the new issue of Beaver’s Digest, OSU’s lifestyle magazine. We always have a variety of fun activities, snacks, and sometimes raffles too! Don’t miss this fun, free event.

Beaver’s Digest is a student-run magazine dedicated to showcasing the student lifestyle and experience at OSU. BD shares information on the artistic scene around campus, highlights key student figures, and shares sports and Greek life stories. In addition to attending the launch party, you can connect with Beaver’s Digest on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter @BeaversDigest. Click here to read BD anytime.

Thursday, May 2, 2019
6 pm — 7 pm | MU Horizon Room

Want to be the first to see the newest issue of DAMchic? Join us at the launch party to see the new edition early and to celebrate with food, live performances, and a fashion show!

DAMchic Magazine is a quarterly student fashion publication is the authority on all matters of style at OSU. There are three print issues per year, but you can also follow DAMchic on social media or visit the website for more fashion photography, trends, and stories. Connect with DAMchic on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter @DAMchicMagazine.

Thursday, May 23, 2019
6 pm — 7 pm | SEC Lobby

Calling all art lovers! Come to the Prism Journal launch party to meet this issue’s artists, view their work, and have them sign your copy of the newest journal! We'll have snacks, fun activities and more in addition to the opportunity to meet the artists. 

Prism Journal is OSU’s quarterly art and literary journal welcomes submissions from all OSU students in the form of photography, illustrations, poetry, and more. The printed journal is produced by students and prints three issues per year, available for free on racks around campus. Prism also shares creative work and tips on the website, social media and the Beyond the Page podcast. Connect with Prism’s social media on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter @OSUPrism.


Workshops & Trainings (Winter)

Monday, March 11, 2019
5 pm — 5:30 pm | SEC 402 

Want to know how you can write a news lede and build an engaging news story? Jennifer Moody, OMN journalism adviser, will be holding a short workshop on crafting an effective lede and nut graf. Moody will work with students on how to determine the news value of a piece, build a lede from it, and structure the rest of the story from that starting point. This session is free and open to all OSU students.

Friday, March 15, 2019
12:30 pm — 2 pm | SEC 446

Are you interested in learning how you can tell more effective stories? This workshop is your first step! In this course, you will learn about the power of free speech and how to use media to create works that matters to your audience, keep them engaged, challenge their thinking and change the world.  Whether you are writing, shooting video, or hosting a radio show, this workshop will help you enhance your skills. This session is free and open to all OSU students, but registration is required to participate. All members of OMN are required to take this workshop before taking on any assignments for any OMN medium or publication. Click here to register.


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