MANCHESTER – The Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications presents new
classes in Public Relations and Photoshop as part of its spring session.
The six-week session, Wednesday evenings from March 9 – April 13, also offers
classes in Sportswriting and Multimedia. All classes but Photoshop are free of charge to
students of all ages.
The new Public Relations class will cover the history and ethics of PR, how to
write effectively, PR tactics, media relations, crisis communications and PR in new
media. It is taught by respected public relations professionals Jayme Simoes and Brett
St. Clair of Louis Karno & Company Communications. The class is offered from 6:30-8
This session features two classes on Photoshop, the photo and graphics editing
program. Back is Photoshop Elements 6: The Basics, followed by Photoshop Elements
6: Beyond the Basics. In the basic class, instructor Debi Rapson of Desktop Training
Professionals covers basic techniques, ethics and the logic behind the program menu.
Beyond the Basics covers keyboard shortcuts and more advanced functions. Basics is
offered from 5:00-6:30 pm, followed by Beyond the Basics from 6:30-8 pm. Fee for each
class: $50. $25 for 18yrs. and under.
Sportwriting is taught by veteran New Hampshire Union Leader sportswriter and
columnist Jim Fennell. He will make sure the class is prepared to write about everything
from high school sports to yet another Red Sox run for the World Series. Students will
need a laptop computer. The class is offered from 5-6:30 pm.
In Multimedia, Nashua Telegraph Photo Editor Don Himsel teaches how to
combine photos and sound to develop multi-media packages that offer a more colorful
way of reporting. Students will need a laptop, digital camera, a cable or memory card to
upload photos to a computer, a digital recorder and cable to upload sound. The class is
offered from 5:30-7 pm.
Applications are available at http://www.loebschool.org or by calling 627-0005.
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