Students compete for $7,500 prize on entrepreneurial journalism

The Daily Pennsylvanian
December 10, 2013

Writing and technology intersected last night at the Entrepreneurial Journalism Pitch Night at Kelly Writers House.

very seat was taken for the event, which was the culmination of contemporary writing professor Sam Apple’s “Entrepreneurial Journalism” course. At the event, students in the course had the opportunity to pitch startup ideas to a panel of four judges for a grand prize of $7,500.

Each student in the class spent the semester developing his or her own idea that combines the internet and the core elements of journalism into a unique project. They had just three minutes each to present their ideas and business plans last night.

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