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Cardinals GM to speak at June 28-29 sports workshop

May 5, 2010

John Mozeliak, general manager of the St. Louis Cardinals, will be one of the keynote speakers at the Mid-America Press Institute’s June 28-29 workshop on “Covering Sports in a 24/7 World” at the Millennium/Four Points Sheraton Hotel, St. Louis. Mozeliak will provide a different perspective on Twitter, Web coverage, the MLB network and what he thinks is the role and future of traditional media.

The Cards GM is part of an impressive line up of speakers and topics on the June program. Hall of Fame baseball writer Rick Hummel will speak on beat reporting and Reid Laymance, sports editor of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, will

Rick Hummel

discuss what a newspaper has to do to compete in the digital world. In addition, sessions on creating

a high school sports Web page and covering the big sports story in your area will be covered.

The first 25 to register will have a chance to purchase half-price tickets to the Monday, June 28, Cardinals v. Diamondback game at Busch Stadium.  So sports editors and reporters sign up soon.

To register for the conference, contact John Ryan, MPI executive director, at


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