After a great regional conference in St. Louis last year, members in Region 7 (IA, KS, MO, NE)Â are heading
- Resume Reboot Clinic — students and professionals can get critiques on their credentials from experts (Omaha news managers)
- How I got my first job â€¹ Young journalists talk about navigating the changing job marketplace
- Working multimedia into your daily journalism routine
- Diversity from the ground up â€¹ going beyond hiring for true community coverage
- Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About FOI, But Were Afraid to Ask
- Entrepreneurship for journalists
- Showdown in Dodge City: A Kansas journalist (Claire O’Brien) finds herself defending her decision to keep her word to a confidential source.
- Mark of Excellence Awards â€¹ honoring student journalists in IA, KS, MO and NE.Â Keynote:Â Joseph Jordan, Longtime Omaha investigative journalist Joe Jordan and Founder/Managing Editor and Investigative Reporter for Nebraska Watchdog.
Click here for cost and accommodation information: http://www.spj.org/regionalconf-7.asp
“Our goal this year to twofold: provide real value for journalists and journalism students who are coping with a sea change in the industry and lay the groundwork for a professional SPJ chapter in the state of Nebraska,” said Holly Edgell, Region 7 Director (IA, KA, MO, NE) for the Society of Professional Journalists.