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Tickets to Special Events
Note: Tickets to special events are not included in your a la carte conference registration fee, but you may add them to your registration below.
RTDNA Paul White Award Reception | Monday, Sept. 19 at 6:30 p.m.
The Paul White Award is RTDNAs highest individual honor, recognizing lifetime achievement in electronic journalism. Open to all.
x $45 ea
SPJ President's Installation Banquet | Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 7:30 p.m.
National leaders for the Society take office and the Society's highest awards are presented. Open to all.
x $80 ea
NAJA National Native Media Awards Banquet | Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 7 p.m.
The Native American Journalists Association honors excellence in journalism and coverage of Indian Country through its annual awards ceremony and banquet.
x $80 ea
Workshops will take place Friday, Sept. 18. Limited space is available.
Please note: You cannot select two workshops whose scheduled times conflict each other.
Social Media Deep Dive Workshop | 9 a.m.-Noon | $25
In this three-hour workshop, participants will master new skills in an interactive, hands-on lab environment. Theyll leave better equipped to dig deeper with social media on deadline and for enterprise stories. The deep dive will develop three critical news skills: sleuthing with social search, storytelling with Storify, and corralling social media with HootSuite.
Trainers: Doug Haddix, director, Kiplinger Program in Public Affairs Journalism, Ohio State University; Kevin Smith, deputy director, Kiplinger Program in Public Affairs Journalism, Ohio State University
News Directors New Media Leadership Bootcamp
9 a.m.-3 p.m. | $50
Learn real-life systems for growing audience, developing original content and driving engagement via multiple platforms, all while building a culture of exclusive community-based journalism. The role of a television news director has always been challenging, but over the last decade, budget cuts, staff reductions and multiple platforms have made the job even more stressful as the world accesses more content than ever before in history. News directors, asst. news directors and directors of digital content will learn systems on Friday that they can begin using on Monday. NOTE: Attendance at this workshop is restricted to current news directors, asst. news directors, executive producers and directors of digital content (or similar role) working in a news capacity. Participants can be from broadcast, print or online newsrooms.
Trainers: Kevin Benz, former news director, trainer, principal at i-Media Strategies; Stacey Woelfel, director, Jonathan B. Murray Center for Documentary Journalism, University of Missouri; Chip Mahaney, regional general manager, digital division, The E.W. Scripps Company
Newsroom Leadership Workshop (Presented in Spanish): Administración, liderazgo y desarrollo en una sala de redacción moderna en español
9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Free (registration required)
En esta sesión de un día de duración, sala por Telemundo los líderes de todo el país recibirán un taller sobre desarrollo de estrategias, desarrollo de equipos, gestión del talento, desarrollo de una unidad de investigación y desarrollo de una estrategia de medios sociales. Si usted está en una posición de liderazgo en un español sala querrá unirse a este período de sesiones. Aprenda a aumentar la participación y las clasificaciones y construir un galardonado equipo de noticias.English translation: Management, Leadership and Development in a Modern Spanish Language Newsroom
In this day-long session, newsroom leaders from Telemundo stations around the country will lead a workshop on developing strategy, building teams, managing talent, developing an investigative unit and developing a social media strategy. If youre in a leadership position at a Spanish-language newsroom youll want to join this session. Learn how to increase engagement and ratings and build an award-winning news team.
Radio and Television Digital News Foundation: Make a tax-deductible contribution to the foundation of RTDNA, the Radio and Television Digital News Foundation. RTDNFs programs are supported entirely by charitable contributions.
Society of Professional Journalists: Make a tax-deductible contribution to the foundation of SPJ, the Sigma Delta Chi Foundation. The SDX Foundation provides educational programs to the journalism community.
Native American Journalists Association: Make a tax-deductible donation to the general fund of NAJA to support missions of the organization.
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Wild Florida Airboats Tour
Friday, Sept. 18, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | $45
Travel deep into the protected swamps, marshes and rivers that make up the Central Florida Everglades. Get an in depth look at the gators, birds, eagles, trees and plants as you glide through over 100,000 acres of beautiful wetlands. After the airboat tour, explore the wildlife park full of zebras, watusi, deer, emu, wild boar, lemurs, sloths, monster alligators and much more. With over 100 native and exotic animals, birds and alligators we promise an adventure you won't forget! Transportation and boxed lunch provided.
Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Sneak Peek
Thursday, Sept. 17, 7-9:30 p.m. | Transportation Provided | Free
Walt Disney World invites registered EIJ16 conference attendees to an exclusive sneak peek highlighting 20 delicious years of the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival. The event is free. Please note: RSVPs are required, and everyone attending this event must ride the shuttle provided.
Please also note: This event takes place the evening before the EIJ16 conference officially begins. Attendees under the age of 21 are welcome and proof of age will be required. Please check the box below if you like to attend the festival.
Yes, I will attend the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Sneak Peek, and I agree to take the provided shuttle to the event.
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