Chester F. "Chet" Hunt


Photo by Gabe Quintanilla,  
a former editor of The  Bugle 
Call at Robert E. Lee High 
School in San Antonio
Education -- B.A. in social sciences, 1958, from Southwest Texas State College (now Texas State University-San Marcos); M.A. in journalism, 1966, from the University of Texas-Austin. Postgraduate work at the University of Texas School of Law and at the University of Texas 

Memberships -- Texas Association of Journalism Educators, Society of Professional Journalists 

Teaching experience -- UT-Austin, reporting, editing and advising scholastic publications; Robert E. Lee High School adviser to The Bugle Call and Traveler for six years; San Antonio College, Introduction to Mass Communications, Introduction to Magazine Editing, Editing of Copy, Principles of Public Relations, Principles of Advertising and adviser to The Ranger, The Fourth Write and The Ranger Online for 28 years.  Retired in 2006 as chair of the Journalism-Photography Department.

Workshops -- Taught at high school workshops in Austin; Norman, OK; Las Cruces, N.M.; San Angelo; Dallas; Arlington; College Station; San Marcos; Huntsville; Commerce; Columbia, S.C.; Kingsville; Kilgore; Lubbock; Corpus Christi; and San Antonio. Taught at college workshops in Arlington, Houston and Dallas and SPJ's Photography Workshop for High School Teachers at SAC.  Instructor for 22 years in the Urban Journalism Workshop at San Antonio College, a project with Dow Jones Newspaper Fund, The San Antonio Express-News and The San Antonio Light. Volunteered to work with journalism and photography students on The Ranger Online until fall 2014. 

Honors -- Texas High School Journalism Teacher of the Year (1976) from the University Interscholastic League Press Conference; Journalism Achievement Award (1971 and 1972) from the Dow Jones Newspaper Fund; editor and managing editor of Acequia, San Antonio College faculty journal (four years); Editor, The Community College Journalism Association Journalist; "Legend of Texas Scholastic Journalism" by Interscholastic League Press Conference in 2002; 2005 San Antonio College NISOD recipient; Edna McGaffey Media Excellence Award, sponsored by The San Antonio Express-News, from The Association for Women in Communications in 2007; Trailblazer Award from Texas Association of Journalism Educators, 2008

Handouts for the tough task ahead

Column writing  /   Feature writing /  Editorial writing  /  UIL contest help  /  Speech story writing  /   Headliines  /  Review writing  / A Reporter's  Checklist  /  Design  /  What is Public Relations?   /   News values  / Copy Editor's Help   /  Interviewing  / Online resources for reporting  /  Photo Tips  /   Media law  / Libel/Slander  /  Media ethics / Magazines  /  Magazine formula  The query letter  /  Newspapers  /  History of music  /  Public relations  Advertising  /  Radio  / TV  / Nonverbal communication  /  Letter to the Editor  /  Sports writing  / World of sports writing   / Writing radio copy / Brainstorming / Managing time wisely / Media Organizations / Titles, not headlines / Infographics / Mass Media Stuff  / Writing Tips /  Editing Tips / Other Stuff / UK Journalism / Yearbooks / Literary magazines / The Online Design Manual  /  Editorial Cartoons  / Dazzle People With Your Stuff -- design a portfolio  / Cub Reporters.org / Blogging / Sports photography  / Stuff from various places / The (Bleeping) Media Are to Blame / Using Social Media / Future of Journalism Magazine / Help from high school national groups / The Newspaper Investigative Series / 7 Steps for Better Fact-checking




The Ranger Online Design Manual has ideas you may use for your online publication. 
The South Jersey Line shows how to use WordPress Basics.


WHAT'S ALL THIS ABOUT?
This is a compilation of information by Professor Emeritus Chet Hunt.  He started this site for high school journalism students and advisers.