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Society of Professional Journalists Region 10 Conference
WhenSaturday, June 18, 2016, 12 a.m.
Campus locationCommunications Building (CMU)
Campus roomCMU 120
Event typesConferences
Event sponsorsSociety of Professional Journalists Region 10, Communication Department
Description

The 2016 Region 10 Society of Professional Journalism conference welcomes journalists from Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and Alaska, as well interested community members. The day features a wide range of speakers and panels discussing important topics in journalism and media. Sessions include a journalism ethics workshop with SPJ national president Paul Fletcher; a learning session covering digital tools for journalists from Google; a panel on giving voice to your stories through podcasting with industry veterans Tina Nole (Larj Media), Marty Riemer (The Marty Riemer Show), and Aaron Roden (The Air-Raid Podcast) moderated by Steven Scher (The Overlook Podcast, A Dry Rain, At Length with Steve Scher, That Stack of Books); a panel discussing the covering of trans- and non-binary news; and a Q&A with longreads.com founder Mark Armstrong on the ins and outs of long form journalism.

Tickets are $15 for SPJ members and $25 for nonmembers. Ticket price includes light breakfast and coffee, pizza lunch, and parking. The event is open to non-journalists. Purchase tickets through Eventbrite.

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