The Democratic Club of West Orange County was the latest of several local organizations to host Voice of OC Publisher Norberto Santana, Jr.
The civic group meetings are part of a big push by Voice of OC to reach out to civic group meetings to create a more engaged local citizenry across all interests and political groups. “Everything is implemented at the local level and that’s where local communities can shape their own futures, no matter who is president or governor or even supervisor,” Santana said.
Voice of OC Digital Editor Sonya Quick recently talked with a multimedia class at Cal State Long Beach. Quick shared her experiences as a journalist and practical advice for journalists setting out into the new media landscape.
Voice of OC reporter Nick Gerda represented the news agency in a symposium on 21st century journalism. The journalism discussion “on the current and future condition of journalism” was organized by the Capistrano Unified School District Foundation on April 25 at Capo Valley High School in Mission Viejo. Panelists included Michael Ramirez, a
Pulitzer Prize-winning illustrator, Larry Thomas, a media specialist, and Andre Mouchard, editor at the Orange County Register.
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Voice of OC Publisher Norberto Santana, Jr., joined a discussion on KCRW today. Santana and Kate Mather of the Los Angeles Times were guest speakers on a KCRW segment discussing the Anaheim incident between an off-duty police officer and teenagers in Anaheim. Click here to listen to the segment on KCRW.
The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the nation’s leading journalism funder, has chosen Voice of OC to join a select group of nonprofit newsrooms across the country eligible for a month-long matching grant challenge.
From now until Veterans Day, Voice of OC will publish a special series in our opinion section that showcases the heroic actions of Orange County veterans who received the highest honors bestowed upon soldiers who served in combat.