Thursday, June 17th, 2021 7pm – 8pm (EST)
Since 1864 The Marietta Times has provided the citizens of Marietta with a way of learning about what is going on in their community and the world. Through floods, wars, celebrations and triumphs newspapers report news as it is happening. Join Art Smith as he explores not only some of the stories that made the front pages, but also how the newspaper itself has evolved over the last 150 years.
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About the speaker: Art serves as Webmaster of The Parkersburg News and Sentinel and The Marietta Times and manages a wide variety of websites for Ogden Newspapers. He has managed The News and Sentinel Half Marathon as the Logistical Director since the 2002 event and has also worked to organize runs at Seven Springs Mountain Resort. He has worked his entire career in the newspaper business and has also been a news editor, presentation editor, and photographer. Art has been an adjunct faculty member at Marietta College since 1993, and has taught several media-related courses, including Introduction to Photography, Web Design, and Digital Communication.
His hobbies include kayaking, photography, reading, and travel. He is married to Lori Smith, who is an Assistant Professor for Marietta College, and they are the parents of two adult daughters.
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