Professional Education

Contact Us

Louise Spieler
Associate Dean for Professional Education and Strategic Initiatives
UNC-Chapel Hill School of Journalism and Mass Communication
316 Carroll Hall
Campus Box 3365
Chapel Hill, NC  27599-3365
T: 919.843.8137
F: 919.843.8138

Lodging Suggestions

The hotels listed below offer a variety of accommodations and rates. For further suggestions about accommodations, contact the School of Journalism and Mass Communication executive education program office at 919.966.7024 or send an e-mail to Rachel Lillis at

The Carolina Inn

Executive education frequently asked questions (FAQ)

How do I register for a seminar?
Click on the name of the seminar from this link and click register. You can register and even pay online with a Visa or MasterCard. If you do not see the seminar listed in the menu, please call 919-966-7024. You also can register by mail, fax (919-843-8138) or telephone.

Directions and Parking

Traveling east on I-40 from Greensboro, exit onto N.C. 86 (exit #266). Turn RIGHT at top of ramp, heading south into Chapel Hill (4 miles). Turn LEFT onto Rosemary Street; public parking lots are available on both sides of the street.

Seminar location: Freedom Forum Conference Center

Most seminars and programs are held in the Freedom Forum Conference Center on the third floor of Carroll Hall, room 305.

Freedom Forum Conference Center


Raising the Ante

Raising the Ante
The Internet's Impact on Journalism Education and
Existing Theories of Mass Communication

A Symposium in Honor of Philip Meyer, Knight Chair in Journalism,
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Life After -30-

How to Recast Your Journalism Career and Reinvent Yourself

Sweeping changes in the media profession have brought layoffs, buyouts and burnout.  It's a troubling time to be a journalist.  You may be wondering: What now?
The UNC School of Journalism and Mass Communication wants to help you answer that question.  The skills of gathering and sorting information, writing and editing it, and presenting it to an audience are still valuable.