5 (more) reasons not to miss EIJ19

June 27, 2019 11:00

It's not too late to register for the 2019 Excellence in Journalism conference!

Today’s the day to make a commitment to yourself, your career and your newsroom. Here's what's in store for news leaders who join us in San Antonio this fall:

1) Actionable training focused on leadership/management and innovation/digital tools. 

In-depth workshops

Dive deeper with advanced skills in these full- and half-day workshops (find the full list here).
ACES: In-Depth Editing Workshop  |  Go beyond the basics of grammar and style in this full-day advanced editing workshop. You can register for this workshop here.
CNBC Business Producing Workshop | CNBC is hosting an interactive workshop at EIJ19 designed to teach general news journalists how to quickly identify and present a financial news story for a business audience. By participating in this workshop, you’ll have an opportunity to work directly with experienced CNBC producers to learn the tools of financial journalism. Get additional details and request an application here.
CNBC Business Producer and Reporter Workshop | CNN is hosting a workshop some of the most enterprising & engaging television reporters along with the best producers and digital journalists at EIJ19! Senior managers, on-air coaches and CNN correspondents will teach and challenge attendees on what it takes to make it to the network. During this full-day, small group workshop, reporters and producers will build skills and apply practical techniques. Get additional details and apply here.

Boyd Huppert’s 10 Exercises to Pump up Your Storytelling Muscles | This session will be loaded with exercises and practical tips to help you reach your goals. Boyd Huppert will share writing and storytelling techniques that have helped him earn 16 national Edward R. Murrow Awards. Strong storytelling muscles build powerful stories. There's no better time to get started.

2) VIP speakers including Scott Pelley and John Quiñones

RTDNA is pleased to award Scott Pelley with the 2019 Paul White Award and ABC News Anchor John Quiñones with the 2019 John F. Hogan Award. They will be presented with these awards, along with the Kaleidoscope Awards for excellence in reporting on diversity, on Friday, September 6th during a super session, with a reception (tickets required) to follow. 

3) An Expo packed with talent and recruiters

Find your next newsroom star or starring role at EIJ with recruiters from:
  • Axios
  • Bloomberg LP
  • CBS News
  • Graham Media Group
  • Gray Television
  • Hearst Television
  • McClatchy
  • Meredith Corporation
  • NBCUniversal and Telemundo
  • Nexstar Media Group
  • Quincy Media Inc.
  • The E.W. Scripps Company
  • Sinclair Broadcast Group
  • Spectrum Networks
  • Tribune
  • Think Public Media
  • Boston Globe
  • The Wall Street Journal
  • The New York Times
  • The Atlantic
  • USA Today Network
  • Vox

4) A chance to get out of the newsroom and talk to people as passionate about the future of news as you are!

Sometimes the best ideas come from impromptu conversations with like-minded people, so the EIJ schedule includes plenty of structured networking and downtime:
Meet friends and colleagues at the RTDNA member meeting.
Take a tour of the Alamo or explore the famous San Antonio Riverwalk
Party like a journalist at the CNN Newsource Opening Night Reception – it’s a night of Texas-Sized fun September 5 from 8-10pm at the LDR/Grotto, a beautiful riverfront space steps from the conference venue.

5) Best of all, EIJ19 is not only actionable training, it’s affordable, too.

Registration is discounted for members and our on-site hotel rate is just $195.

Join to save and you’ll beat the non-member rate and get a year of access to all member training and resources.

 EIJ19 Sponsors



RTDNF Scholarships
2019 Research