Society of Professional Journalists Takes 2000 National Convention to Columbus, OhioMEDIA ALERT
ATTENTION News editors, Business editors, Feature editors, Photo editors, Assignment desk
Join SPJ at its National Convention as it uncovers methods to bring new perspectives to journalists’ work and careers. SPJ will elect its officers for the upcoming year and conduct official SPJ business.
Thursday, Oct. 26, Friday, Oct. 27, and Saturday, Oct. 28
Adam’s Mark Hotel 50 N. Third St.
Columbus, OH 43215
SPECIAL GUESTS Special guests at the convention will include:
Helen Thomas, former White House correspondent
Mike Peters, Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist for the Dayton Daily News and creator of Mother Goose and Grimm
Anna Werner, Houston TV-11, the first reporter to break the Firestone Tire story
Bob Orr of CBS News
Mary Mapes, Ed Bradley and Helen Malgrem of “60 Minutes II”
MEDIA PASSES Media passes can be obtained at the SPJ registration desk or at the SPJ staff office at the Adam’s Mark Hotel in Columbus, Ohio, from Oct. 25-28. Journalists also may call 317/927-8000 before 5 p.m. Oct. 23 to reserve their media passes. Media contact: Sarah A. Shrode, SPJ communications manager.