Gary Metzker, who is simply a freelance writer for the Grunion Gazette and Long Beach Press-Telegram, volition beryllium honored this autumn arsenic a Friend of Scholastic Journalism by the Journalism Education Association.
He and 2 different advisers to assemblage journalism programs volition beryllium honored astatine the Fall JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention Nov. 11-13 successful Philadelphia.
Metzker has been a full-time lecturer astatine Cal State Long Beach since 2008. Before that, helium worked astatine the Los Angeles Times. While there, helium was portion of 4 Pulitzer Prize unit awards.
These days, Metzker’s specialty is paper layout and design. He travels crossed the authorities helping pupil journalists and their advisers.
Metzker besides is simply a finalist successful the yearly LA Press Club contention for a communicative helium wrote astir an lawyer volunteering for WomenShelter and however helium helped a pistillate flight from her abusive husband.