October 23, 2012



K-State communicators' brown bag series Oct. 25

By Debbie Webb

The K-State communicators’ brown bag series continues on Thursday, Oct. 25, with a presentation on visual storytelling by Andy Nelson, the R.M. Seaton professional journalism chair at Kansas State University and head of the journalism and digital media sequence at the A.Q. Miller School of Journalism and Mass Communications. Nelson teaches photojournalism, digital news, audio/video production and magazine writing.

Prior to his appointment at K-State, Nelson was an independent photojournalist and multimedia producer based in Bangkok, Thailand. From 1997 to 2008, he was the Washington, D.C.-based staff photographer for The Christian Science Monitor and was a staff photographer at the Register-Guard newspaper in Eugene, Ore., from 1988 to 1997. Nelson has covered stories in more than 30 countries, including the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, tsunami recovery efforts in Indonesia and numerous feature stories throughout the United States and worldwide.

The event will be in the K-State Student Union Sunflower Room. The room will open at 11:30 a.m., with the presentation starting at 11:40 a.m. and ending at 12:30 p.m. Bring a lunch and join us to learn more about visual storytelling.