Speaker lineup for EIJ13 grows

July 10, 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 a great lineup of speakers, with more being added every week on the conference website.

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

  • Ray Suarez, senior correspondent, PBS NewsHour
  • David Weinberg, contributor to NPR’s Marketplace, producer, Random Tape podcast
  • Carolina Garcia, executive editor, Los Angeles Daily News
  • Ramon Escobar, vice president, talent recruitment & development, CNN
  • Ingrid Ciprian-Matthews, vice president of news, CBS News
  • Sam Enriquez, senior page one editor, The Wall Street Journal
  • Andre Rodriguez, deputy bureau chief, CBS News
  • Anna Calderon, director, Los Angeles News & Broadcast, SAG-AFTRA
  • Dana Neves, VP of News, WFSB and WFSB.Com
  • Wayne Freedman, MMJ reporter/photographer, KGO-TV
  • Teresa Schmedding, president, ACES
  • Marilyn Pittman, NPR Voice Coach and Talent Consultant
  • Scott Libin, VP of news and content, Internet Broadcasting
  • Dianne Solis, senior writer, Dallas Morning News
  • Joanne Silberner, former NPR reporter, professor, University of Washington
  • Francisco Cortes, director, Fox News Latino
  • Chris Peña, executive editor of NBCLatino.com
  • Carl Corry, online local news editor, Newsday
  • Miguel Almaguer, correspondent, NBC News
  • Alex Perez, correspondent, ABC News
  • Merv Block, writing coach, Television Newswriting Workshop
  • Al Cross, Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues, University of Kentucky
  • Valerie Hyman, president, News & Management Training
  • Mark Robinson, features editor, Wired
  • Marc Zumoff, Zumoff Productions, LLC and television voice of the Philadelphia 76ers
  • Jason Maloney, co-executive director, Bureau for International Reporting
  • Kira Kay, co-executive director, Bureau for International Reporting
  • Diane Alverio, principal, Latino News Network
  • PaShon Mann, director of talent acquisition, Gannett Co.

And many 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!