Annual Tom Bigler Conference Held at Wilkes University


 (WBRE/WYOU-TV)  The journalists of today speaking to journalists of the future.

  The 19th annual Tom Bigler journalism conference was held at Wilkes University on Friday.

   Eyewitness News Lead I-Team Reporter and Wilkes University Graduate Andy Mehalshick addressed about 300 high school students from across the region. He discussed how media platforms have changed over the years and how social media now plays a big role. He answered a lot of great questions from the students.

Eyewitness News Director Rod Jackson also took part in the conference.

 The conference is named for former Eyewitness News Director and Wilkes Professor the late Tom Bigler.

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