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Sept. 4-6, 2014 | Nashville, Tenn.
Excellence in Journalism 2014 Call for Programs Submission
Deadline for Submissions: January 2, 2014
The Radio Television Digital News Association and the Society of Professional Journalists are accepting program proposals for their Excellence in Journalism 2014 Convention. If you have an idea for a conference session and are interested in taking part in the convention, please submit your proposal.
The person submitting the proposal:
does not have to be a speaker at the program at the conference.
must serve as the liaison between the RTDNA and SPJ staffs and any session participant(s).
will be responsible for the coordination and execution of the session.
RTDNA/SPJ will determine the time that programs are presented. Programs will be scheduled for September 4-6 in Nashville, Tenn.
RTDNA/SPJ does not provide honoraria for speakers at the conference. Speakers are responsible for their travel and lodging expenses. Speakers are also responsible for their conference registration fees. The only exception to the registration fee for speakers is for the speaker who is attending for their program only. In that situation, the speakers registration is complimentary (no meals are included).
Review and Notification Process
After the proposal review process is complete, e-mail notifications will be sent no later than the end of February 2014 to those who submitted accepted proposals. E-mail notifications for the declined proposals will be sent no later than the end of February.
Guidelines for Selecting Proposals
RTDNA/SPJ will not select proposals which are attempting to promote a product or issue.
Guidelines for preparing your proposal
We are seeking proposals that:
contain leading-edge information
emphasize training, learning and performance
are how to and hands-on
focus on skill-building
provide personal development strategies
comprise no more than two presenters
RTDNA/SPJ is not seeking sessions that involve panel discussions.
Please follow this link to submit your proposal.