Participants may learn to create sports-related digital content from their own website at the latest Creators Program workshop at West Virginia State University's Economic Development Center this Friday and Saturday.
The two-part seminar will be conducted by Mark Martin, sports director at WCHS-TV and WVAH-TV.
Participants will learn how to develop a website and produce sports programming, as well as information about sportscasting as a career.
Martin has been sports director at WCHS-TV and WVAH-TV in the Charleston/Huntington market since 2000 and has served as color commentator and sideline reporter for games airing on ESPN Regional and Fox Sports. He is the recipient of a regional Emmy and The Associated Press Lifetime Achievement Award and has been named West Virginia Sportscaster of the Year twice.
The Creators Program is a spinoff of WVSU's DigiSo initiative, a digital and social media incubator based out of the EDC. Recent workshops have focused on filmmaking, production, writing, music and other topics taught by local professionals.
The two-part seminar costs $40. The first session is from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Friday. It will conclude from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday.Registration is required by calling the EDC at 304-720-1401 or at www.digiso.org.