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MANCHESTER, NH -- Community Journalism 101, with Richard Watts, is being offered by the Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications starting May 4. If you want to write stories for your local newspaper or need to brush up on your journalism skills and develop the confidence to write news, join this free class. In this course, students of all ages will learn the basics of reporting from interviewing to media ethics to public information requests.  Instructor Richard Watts is the founder of the Vermont-based Community News Service and a former journalist. Richard holds a PhD in Media Studies and has studied and written extensively about the media and how it works. Richard is a Senior Lecturer in the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Vermont.


Class is taught at the Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications, 749 East Industrial Drive, Manchester, NH on Wednesday evenings, May 4, 11, 18 and 25, from 5:30pm-8pm.  Pre-registration is required for this free class at, and contact us at with questions.

The Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications promotes and defends the First Amendment and fosters interest, integrity and excellence in journalism and other forms of communication by educating students of various ages and providing them with the tools and knowledge to improve their skill. Learn more about the School at

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