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Writing Division

The mission of the Writing Division is to provide a forum for discussion of issues pertinent to writing for electronic and other media; to develop understanding of media writing and the teaching of writing through scholarly research to be presented at panels and in an annual competition for scholarly papers at the BEA convention; to encourage student writing through an annual, national scriptwriting competition; to encourage creative writing by faculty through an annual, faculty scriptwriting competition; and to maintain a web page with a collection of media writing resources such as syllabi, scripts, grants, competitions and links to other writing resources on the web.
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Chair: Carey Martin
Liberty University

Vice-Chair & Faculty Scriptwriting Competition Chair:  Melissa Jackson
Piedmont University

Academic Research & Scholarly Paper Competition Chair: John McHale
Illinois State University

Recording Secretary: Mary Beth O’Connor
Purdue University Northwest

Newsletter Editor: Edward Fink
California State University, Fullerton

Student Scriptwriting Co-Chair: Leslie Kreiner
Pepperdine University 

Student Scriptwriting Co-Chair:Andrea Baltazar* (pending confirmation in our Fall electronic vote.)
Weber State University


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