Morning Call creative director to deliver final installment in speaker series

November 04, 2014

CENTER VALLEY, Pa. – The Penn State Lehigh Valley student-run newspaper, State of the Valley, will hold the third and final installment in its fall speaker series, "Be Heard: Advocacy, Storytelling and Creativity in the Digital Age," at 1 p.m. Nov. 12 in Room 302 at the campus in Center Valley. William Childs, creative director at The Morning Call Media Arts Group, will present about “Creativity in Writing.” The event is free and open to the public.

Childs' entire 26-year career has been focused in the creative field for which he has received numerous awards and recognitions. Childs has created designs and marketing campaigns for diverse clients that include Coca-Cola, Coors-Light,, Metromix, Coachmen, Miller-Lite, Yuengling, Takamine Guitars and The Baltimore Sun. He resides in Allentown.

"As the student-led news source for our campus, State of the Valley's goal is to inform, entertain and inspire our readers to find common cause in their educations and campus activities," said Bob Gallagher, senior corporate communication major and managing editor of the paper. "This speaker series is offered to the campus and community as a means to highlight the ways that effective writing is important for all kinds of professions and purposes."

  • William Childs

    William Childs is the final speaker in the State of the Valley series at Penn State Lehigh Valley. His Nov. 12 presentation will focus on creativity.

    IMAGE: Courtesy of William Childs

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