On Wednesday, April 13, 2011, nine juniors and seniors representing Savannah Chatham Public High Schools throughout the district attended a Communications Explorer Post event at WJCLWTGS TV Studios to receive an introduction to careers in television.
Hosted by Meteorologist, Jonathan Myers, this exciting event included career presentations by Deidre Johnson, news reporter, Frank Sulkowski, sports reporter, Nick Dolanar, promotions department and Jennifer Burns, advertising account executive.
In addition, Jonathan Myers gave students the opportunity to practice reporting the news and weather. Tyler Meuse, a junior at H.V. Jenkins High School had this to say about the experience, “I really liked reading from the news teleprompter and touring the control room. “Shirley M. Headen, a senior at H.V. Jenkins High School said, “I enjoyed meeting the television editors, reporters and producers because they gave me insight on what I want to do in my future career.”
Exploring, a subsidiary of Boy Scouts strives to be America’s foremost career and character education program for youth. Established in 1920, the Coastal Empire Council Boy Scouts of America serves over 7000 young men and women annually in coastal Georgia though traditional scouting, Scout Reach programs, Learning for Life and Explorer Post programs.”