NABJ Conference in Oakland, CA

nabj-treeThe National Association of Black Journalists of Regionl VI will hold their 2014 Conference, “Journalism & Technology: The Next Frontier” in Oakland, California on September 5th and 6th. Journalists, media and communication professionals and students are invited to participate in the conference which takes place at the Waterfront Hotel in Oakland’s Jack London Square district. There is a Friday night mixer and a Saturday night dinner/dance along with a full day of workshops offering information and discussion on the impact and future of technology in media.

NABJ Region VI of the national organization includes: Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming. For additional information, contact NABJ Region VI Director, Michelle Fitzhugh-Craig.

What’s on Your Schedule?

There are numerous publishing and media industry conferences and events on the horizon. To help you with your autumn travel plans, we compiled a list of some of our favorites around the country. The right industry event can help you be informed of advances, ensure that you stay motivated, and connect you with colleagues you will surely want to see again.

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Online News Association Conference & Awards Banquet
The premier gathering of highly engaged digital journalist shaping media now.
Date: September 25-27, 2014
Location: Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers
301 East North Water Street, Chicago, IL
Industry Focus: Online journalists
Highlight: Online Journalism Awards
Organizer: Online News Association
More Info: Schedule and Registration


FOLIO’s MediaNext
This year, MediaNext is comprised of three tracks: Vision, Execution, and Disruption, with a focus on five concurrent breakout sessions.
Date: October 20-22, 2014
Location: Marriott Marquis, New York City
Industry Focus: Magazine and online media
At a Glance:
Organizer: FOLIO, Access Intelligence, LLC
Twitter: @foliomag
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New Avenues in Journalism
New opportunities are opening up in journalism as the old business models are collapsing. ASJA brings thought leaders and innovators together to help independent writers negotiate this new terrain.
Date: October 10-11, 2014
Location: San Francisco State University Humanities Building, 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco CA
Industry Focus: Journalists and writers
Highlight: Kara Swisher, Revere Digital (Re/code) is the keynote speaker
Organizer: American Society of Journalists and Authors Educational Foundation
More Info: Schedule and Registration


InDesign Secrets
“The world’s #1 resource for all things InDesign”
Date: November 3-5, 2014
Location: Bell Harbor Conference Center
2211 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA
Industry Focus: Designer of eBooks, print, and interactive publishing projects
Organizer: Produced by world-renowned InDesign experts David Blatner and Anne-Marie Concepción
More Info: Schedule


Content Connections
Make more with what you already know”
Date: November 13-14, 2014
Location: Columbia College Film Row, 1104 S. Wabash, Chicago IL
Industry Focus: writers, editors, and content creators
Organizer: American Society of Journalists and Authors Educational Foundation
More Info: Schedule

Lunch & Learn: Kristine Shine

Event: Lunch & Learn with Kristine Shine, president, San Francisco Chronicle
Date/Time: Monday, June 9, 2014 at 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Kombu Kitchen, 747 Market Street, 4th floor, San Francisco
Cost: $37.50

EWIP and the Association of Audience Marketing Professionals (AAMP) co-sponsor this speaker series for Bay Area media and publishing professionals.  Join your colleagues on June 9th to learn from our guest speaker: Kristine Shine, president of the San Francisco Chronicle and

Kritine ShineIn January, the Hearst Corporation introduced digital sales and marketing veteran Shine as president of the 149-year-old newspaper. And on June 9, she will serve as the keynote speaker for the EWIP and AAMP Luncheon.

Shine, 43, is the former chief revenue officer at PopSugar – a women’s lifestyle website, which focuses on media, commerce and technology. She brings more than 20 years of experience to her new position, including her role as vice president of sales at advertising company Spot Runner and director of sales for Microsoft.

At the June 9th EWIP/AAMP luncheon Kristine Shine will share with attendees how the SF Chronicle and’s readers have changed, audience development strategies that have been effective, and how important the Bay Area is to the advertising community.

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Yale Publishing Course—2014

Event: Yale Publishing Course — Leadership Strategies
Dates: Magazine Media: July 13 – 18, 2014
Dates: Book Publishing: July 20 – 25, 2014
Location: Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut

About this Event: This interactive program at Yale offers a distinctive educational experience for mid- to senior-level publishing professionals. The cutting-edge curriculum tackles today’s most crucial issues – from innovative ways to increase revenues and integrate your print and digital strategies to brand extension in an ever-expanding global economy. The program combines provocative lectures with smaller group discussions and mentoring sessions with expert industry leaders and faculty members from the Yale School of Management. Enrollment is limited to 70 participants.

EWIP members receive special price. Use the discount code YPC10EWIP when applying. Contact Amy Shah for more information.

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