Excellence in Journalism 2016 (#EIJ16), produced by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA), the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) and the Native American Journalists Association (NAJA) runs September 18-20, 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana, featuring cutting-edge industry training sessions to build your knowledge and advance your career, with more being added every week at http://excellenceinjournalism.org/
You're a journalist. You put everything off until the last minute. We get it. But time is running out to save big on the best journalism conference of the year!
Pre-registration ends Monday, August 29. After that, you can only register for the at-the-door price. To save a hundred dollars, register now for the premier gathering for news directors, producers, reporters, J-students and digital journalists. RTDNA members receive a registration discount, so don't forget to renew your membership. And the deadline to book your hotel at the conference rate is also August 29. After that, there are no guarantees a room will be available, and you'll pay full price.
EIJ16 is a great value, but time is running out for you to make it greater! Register by August 29 and save. Don't miss this deadline!
Signing up gives you many benefits:
Training and Professional Development
EIJ16 presents a Super Session Q and A with Washington Post Executive Editor Marty Baron, who led the team that inspired the Academy Award winning film 'Spotlight.' As then-editor of The Boston Globe, Baron's team won a Pulitzer Prize for its investigation of abuses by Catholic priests. 'Spotlight' was honored with the 2016 Oscars for Best Picture and Best Screenplay.
The conference includes 60 breakout sessions and additional deep-dive workshops designed to teach you best practices. View the entire schedule at http://excellenceinjournalism.org/
Whether you want to talk to employers and industry organizations at the J-Expo and Career Fair or meet peers and get advice at sessions like the Doctor Is In, you'll build skills and connections at EIJ16.
Attend the opening night reception at the House of Blues, relax at the EIJ16 dance and have fun while you learn! Explore the history and culture of New Orleans with tours or win some cool journalism swag at the Legal Defense Fund Auction. Check out the conference highlights here.
Savings Register by August 29 and save up to $100. Find all of the pricing information at http://excellenceinjournalism.org.
The Society of Professional Journalists, the Radio Television Digital News Association and the Native American Journalists Association can't wait to see you in New Orleans!
We have a full slate of training sessions during the conference, in these areas:
- News Leadership and Management
- Digital/Social Media
- Tech and Tools
- Hot Topics and Current Events
- Freedom of Information
- The Craft
- Indian Country Issues
- Educators or Students
- Data Journalism
Conference highlights include:
- Opening night reception
- Journalism expo
- RTDNA Paul White/John F. Hogan Awards ceremony and reception
- SPJ president's installation banquet
- EIJ16 Dance
- The Student Union - Student and educator networking
- Video and audio critiques
- Career profile critiques
- And more!
This year's conference is being held at the Sheraton New Orleans. The schedule at a glance has been posted, along with helpful information about the conference hotel and travel details, plus information for sponsors and exhibitors.
To see the latest details about Excellence in Journalism 2016, check out http://excellenceinjournalism.org
#EIJ16 See you in New Orleans!