Washington Journalism and Media Conference: Brooklyn student chosen as National Youth Correspondent at Washington D.C.

Brooklyn, New York Mar 1, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) Michael Bavalsky, a rising senior at BROOKLYN STUDIO SECONDARY has been selected to represent New York as a National Youth Correspondent to the 2010 Washington Journalism and Media Conference at George Mason University.

Michael joins a select group of students from all over the country for an intensive study of journalism and media. Bavalsky was chosen based on academic accomplishments and a demonstrated interest and excellence in journalism and media studies.

With distinguished faculty, guest speakers, and direct access to elite D.C. practitioners, The Washington Journalism and Media conference offers aspiring journalists and student leaders an unparalleled experience. The week long program, held at George Mason University's state-of-the-art campus, will encourage and inspire young leaders from across the country who desire a unique experience focused on successful careers in this dynamic industry.

The Washington Journalism and Media Conference will be held June 27-July 2, 2010.

Named the #1 national university to watch in the 2009 rankings of U.S. News & World Report, George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with global distinction in a range of academic fields. Located in Northern Virginia near Washington, D.C., Mason provides students access to diverse cultural experiences and the most sought-after internships and employers in the country. Mason offers strong undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering and information technology, organizational psychology, health care and visual and performing arts. With Mason professors conducting groundbreaking research in areas such as climate change, public policy and the biosciences, George Mason University is a leading example of the modern, public university.

The Washington Journalism and Media Conference (WJMC) is a unique student leadership conference designed to develop and encourage future leaders in the changing face of media in the 21st century. The Advisory Board, Chaired by former White House Bureau Chief, Helen Thomas includes CEO's of media, distinguished journalists and renowned authors and university faculty. For more information visit us online at wjmc.gmu.edu.