Great sessions in the works for EIJ13

July 8, 2013 01:30

Excellence in Journalism 2013 (EIJ13), produced by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA), the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ), runs August 24-26, and features cutting-edge industry training sessions to build your knowledge and advance your career, with more being added every week on the conference website.

Here is a look at just some of the sessions on this year's program:

  • Freelancing for Radio & TV
  • Calling the Shots: Becoming a Leader in the Newsroom
  • Scoring With Latinos
  • Journalism — Daily Stress, Lasting Impact
  • Facebook Usage Survey
  • Digging Deeper with Social Media
  • Retos y oportunidades de la educación de periodismo en Español
  • Excellence in Financial Reporting: How Award-Winning Journalists Get it Done
  • Latino Vote
  • Narrative Writing and Shooting for Television News
  • It Takes a Village: Working Together to Prevent Plagiarism and Fabrication in News
  • From Online to On Air: Getting Much More Out of Your Best Digital Content
  • Revolutionize Your Career: How To Get A Journalism Fellowship
  • Drones: The New Airborne Reporter in Your Future
  • Latino Digital Media Space
  • Ética Periodística en la Cobertura de Sucesos
  • Making the Right Call: The Ethics Challenge
  • Immigration Coverage Beyond the Fence
  • Finding and Mining Government Data Online
  • Own Your Own Beat Online
  • 15 Social Media Ideas Newsroom Leaders Can't Live Without
  • Mobile newsgathering: Making the most of your smartphone
  • Shorter, Sharper, Stronger: How to Write Broadcast News Better
  • The Independent Journalist
  • Covering Latino Social Movements Around the Country
  • Curation Station: Effective Use of Social Tools for Breaking and Big-Issue Reporting
  • Upping Your Game in Sports Reporting
  • The Growth and Future of Hispanic Broadcast Media
  • The Perfect Interview: Explore the Secrets of Interviewing
  • Our Digital Shadows: Journalists and Online Reputation
  • Reporters and PIOs: Improving the Relationship

And more!



Don't forget, if you register before July 25, there are significant early bird discounts, and RTDNA members get a price break as well. Your RTDNA membership will more than pay for the registration discount so it's worth your while to join or renew today.

Here are some of the highlights being planned for the conference:

  • Opening super session for all attendees
  • Opening night reception
  • The Student Union - Student and educator networking
  • Dozens of training sessions
  • RTDNA Paul White and John F. Hogan Awards reception
  • NAHJ Hall of Fame gala
  • SPJ president's installation banquet
  • Closing super session for all attendees
  • Video critiques
  • Social media critiques
  • Résumé critiques
  • And more!

And don't forget the Journalism Expo, where you can check out the latest products and services to improve your students' newscasts, publications, websites and more.

Once again, to see the latest details about Excellence in Journalism 2013, check out the
conference website. Join us in Southern California for the nation's premier gathering of electronic journalists!