EWIP 2015: Taking Risks, Blazing Trails

Event: EWIP’s 7th Annual Women’s Leadership Conference
Date: March 26, 2015
Location: Clark Kerr Conference Center
University of California, Berkeley
2601 Warring Street, Berkeley, CA 94720 [map]
Host Sponsor: kdmcBerkeley
9 A.M. – 7 P.M.

About this Event: Taking Risks, Blazing Trails
Our seventh Women’s Leadership conference promises to inspire and inform content creators of all stripes. With our signature all-female speaker roster you can dive into three program tracks: creating top-notch content, reaching more readers, and the best strategies for making money. Sessions will include exceptional speakers, engaging panel discussions, and hands-on training. Join us for the day of learning and celebrate with the EWIP Award presentation and cocktail reception. Taking risks and blazing trails is all about connecting with people and ideas that will help you transform your career.

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Anna Holmes & Jill Abramson Speak at JAWS CAMP

JAWSWomen in EWIP are encouraged to check out the upcoming conference for Journalism and Women Symposium, Oct. 31 – Nov. 2 at La Quinta Resort near Palm Springs, California.

Anna HolmsHighlights of the annual conference include a keynote address by Anna Holmes, founder of Jezebel, a Q&A with Jill Abramson, former executive editor of the New York Times, and longtime AP reporter Edie Lederer interviewing legendary courts reporter Linda Deutsch.

EWIP members can use a special promo code: “ExchangeCAMP” to get $100 off the non-member rate when signing up for the three-day Conference and Mentoring Project (CAMP). Your price of $375 includes all training sessions and speakers and most meals from Friday through Sunday. An add-on program for investigative reporting on Thursday, Oct. 30 costs $135. Go to here to register.

Jill-AbramsonPanels include sessions on useful apps for mobile devices, podcasting 101, social justice journalism, and covering issues around women in technology. A mini film festival will also feature some fascinating documentaries and inspire panelists who are telling women’s stories through film, presented by Janice Rhoshalle Littlejohn.
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The extra investigative training session will feature Jennifer LaFleur, Rosemary Armao, Maud Beelman and Susy Schultz and take participants through all the steps of crafting a story, getting the goods with interviews, doing the digging and bringing the project home.

For anyone interested in copy editing training, the American Copy Editors Association (ACES) is also holding a daylong workshop the day prior to CAMP at the same location.

EWIP members Use the special promo code: “ExchangeCAMP” to get $100 off the non-member rate when signing up for the three-day Conference and Mentoring Project (CAMP).

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.

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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