Monthly Archives: March 2014

A Day with Adam Hammer


On Friday, March 28th, Adam Hammer came and talked to my Foundations of New Media class.”Who is this Adam Hammer,” you may ask. Adam Hammer is a singer/songwriter, as well as the Director of Media Relations over at St. Cloud University’s Outlook Magazine. He’s a pretty cool dude. We discussed what’s important when it comes to journalistic writing, and what it takes to be a good writer. I was able to come away with some useful tidbits, such as the different types of writing for journalism, like the hourglass and the inverted pyramid. I’m glad he had the time to stop by.

To those interested, here are the links to his personal website ( as well as Outlook Magazine (