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 on the conference website.
Early bird registration ends in one week, on August 4. For the best rates, 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.
Why sign up for EIJ16 today?
EIJ16 has breakout sessions and additional deep-dive workshops designed to teach you the best practices in the latest technology, ethics, storytelling, research and much more. You can view the entire schedule for the weekend here.
Network with industry organizations at the J-Expo and Career Fair. Make new friends in sessions like the Doctor Is In, designed to get you the advice you need. At EIJ16, you’ll build skills and connections.
From the opening night reception at the House of Blues, to the EIJ16 dance on the last night, you’re guaranteed to have some fun. Explore all of the history and culture of New Orleans with tours or win some cool journalism goodies at the Legal Defense Fund Auction. Check out the conference highlights here.
Register by Aug. 4 and save up to $200. Find all of the pricing information here.
Come join us in New Orleans! The Society of Professional Journalists, Radio Television Digital News Association and the Native American Journalists Association are excited to see you there.
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
- 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 the conference website. Talk to us on Twitter @RTDNA using the hashtag #EIJ16 and we'll see you in New Orleans for the nation's premier gathering of electronic journalists!