School of Journalism and New Media

The University of Mississippi

The ACT 5 Experience

Posted on: October 13th, 2014 by
Editor of Essence Magazine, Vanessa Bush (left), sitting at dinner with a graduate student in the Integrated Marketing Communications program.

Editor of Essence Magazine, Vanessa Bush (left), sitting at dinner with a graduate student in the Integrated Marketing Communications program.

Malcolm Netburn, chairman of CDS Global, during his discussion at the ACT 5 Experience.

Malcolm Netburn, chairman of CDS Global, during his discussion at the ACT 5 Experience.

The ACT 5 Experience got the opportunity to tour the Delta, along with the Shack Up Inn and Ground Zero.

The ACT 5 Experience got the opportunity to tour the Delta, along with the Shack Up Inn and Ground Zero.

Billy Morris, chairman of Morris Communications, during his presentation at the ACT 5 Experience.

Billy Morris, chairman of Morris Communications, during his presentation at the ACT 5 Experience.

Dr. Samir Husni with some of his former students during the ACT 5 Experience.

Dr. Samir Husni with some of his former students during the ACT 5 Experience.

Billy Morris, Chairman of Morris Communications presenting Dr. Samir Husni with his own 'Mr. Money' tie.

Billy Morris, chairman of Morris Communications presenting Dr. Samir Husni with his own ‘Mr. Money’ tie.

Espen Tollefsen, CEO of Interpress, traveled all the way from Norway for his presentation on his experiences.

Espen Tollefsen, CEO of Interpress, traveled all the way from Norway for his presentation on his experiences.

Keith Bellows, editor-in-chief of National Geographic Traveler discussing his experiences with travel and journalism in the field.

Keith Bellows, editor-in-chief of National Geographic Traveler discussing his experiences with travel and journalism in the field.

Some of the "ACT 5" Band on stage performing during the tour of Morgan Freeman's Ground Zero.

Some of the “ACT 5” Band on stage performing during the tour of Morgan Freeman’s Ground Zero.

Dean Norton speaking on behalf of the Meek School of Journalism during the ACT 5 Experience.

Dean Norton speaking on behalf of the Meek School of Journalism during the ACT 5 Experience.

Discussion panel with Bob Sacks from Precision Media, John Harrington, publisher of The New Single Copy Newsletter, and Lisa Scott, executive director of Periodical and Book Association of America.

Discussion panel with Bob Sacks from Precision Media, John Harrington, publisher of The New Single Copy Newsletter, and Lisa Scott, executive director of Periodical and Book Association of America.