Journalism Survival Skills for Students & Pros

SPJ Region 10 Spring Conference March 30-31, 2012

Mark of Excellence Awards Luncheon with Josh Wolf Keynote

REGION 10 WINNERS Four-year colleges Breaking News Photography • First Place: Gunshot – by Nick Gast, University of Montana • Second Place: Fire destroys waterfront homes on Swinomish land – … Continue reading

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Occupy Panel

SPJ Montana Pro Chapter President Ian Marquand moderated a panel on Occupy with SPJ President John Ensslin, Occupy Oakland journalist Josh Wolf, Occupy Seattle photojournalist Josh Trujillo and Occupy Portland … Continue reading

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21st Century Resumes & Interviews

Lisa Voso of The Voso Impact gave a room full of eager college students tips and tricks to fine tuning their job search last Saturday. She described different types of … Continue reading

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Covering Health Care: Untold Stories, Untapped Resources

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Freelancing at Different Stages of Your Career

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Free, Cheap & Cool: Online Tools to Enhance Your Site

Andy Perdue of the Tri-City Herald shared cool tools to draw and retain visitors to websites. View Perdue’s presentation here.

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Branding Yourself as a Journalist

by Amelia Heath, PLU ’15 Pia Hallenberg of The Spokesman-Review shared her personal experience and advice on using social media to brand yourself as a journalist.

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Conflict Sensitive Reporting

by Heather Perry, PLU ’13 SPJ Western Washington Pro Chapter President Clay Holtzman mediated a panel on conflict sensitive reporting. Paula Horton of the Tri-City Herald, retired PLU Professor Cliff … Continue reading

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Journalism Ethics in the 21st Century

by Amelia Heath, PLU ’15 Sacramento Bee photo editor Mark Morris led a session on contemporary journalism ethics as they apply to photojournalism, focusing on the issues that arise when … Continue reading

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Josh Wolf: What I Wish I’d Learned in J School

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Successfully Negotiate the Business and Journalistic Roles in Small News Organizations

by Amelia Heath, PLU ’15 PLU professor Cliff Rowe moderated a panel discussion by Rebecca Lovell of GeekWire, Brent Champaco of Patch.com and Jill Russell of Fisher Communications. 2:50 p.m. … Continue reading

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