Here is an outline of what to expect at our upcoming regional conference at Northeastern University April 5-6 in Boston:

Friday, April 5

  • Registration and refreshments: 2 to 2:30 p.m.
    Curry Student Center, 360 Huntington Avenue
  • Session 1: 2:45 to 3:45 p.m.

HOW TO GET A JOB IN JOURNALISM (PART ONE)
109 Robinson Hall
Bill Bleyer, Paula Bouknight, Meagan McGinnis and Kristen Pope

RUNNING A NONPROFIT NEWS ORGANIZATION
409 Robinson Hall

Jason Pramas and Bruce Mohl

PHOTOJOURNALISM & STORYTELLING

002 East Village

Greg Marinovich, Bill Brett and Angela Rowlings

  • Session 2: 4:10 to 5:10 p.m.

HOW TO GET A JOB IN JOURNALISM (PART TWO)

106 West Village G

Bill Bleyer, Paula Bouknight, Meagan McGinnis and Kristen Pope

INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING – STORIES WITH PURPOSE

108 West Village G
Stephen Kurkjian and Callum Borchers

BREAKING NEWS HOW-TO PANEL

108 West Village H

Karyn Regal and Phil Davis

REPORTING ON THE HOMELESSNESS & HOUSING
CRISIS

110 West Village H

Alejandro Ramirez, Adam Sennott and Emily
Taylor

KEYNOTE SESSION: DIANE FOLEY/101 Church Hall
5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Opening Reception/ Boston Globe Editor Brian McGrory
FRIDAY EVENING FROM 7:30 TO 9 P.M.
The Boston Globe, 1 Exchange Place
(14 minute train ride, 6 stops from campus)
*Pre-registration required. Limited space!

Saturday, April 6

  • Registration and refreshments: 8 to 9 a.m.
    Curry Student Center, 360 Huntington Avenue
  • 8 to 9 a.m. – Chapter leaders report to regional conference meeting @ Curry Student Center
  • Session 1: 9 to 10 a.m.

GETTING INTO FREELANCE JOURNALISM
129 Forsyth Hall
Bill Bleyer, Hilary Niles and Chris Faraone

REPORTING ON IMMIGRATION ISSUES
201 Forsyth Hall
Sarah Betancourt, Marcela Garcia and Jin Park

REPORTING FOR A PURPOSE: SOLUTIONS JOURNALISM WORKSHOP

010 Knowles Hall

Leah Todd, Mark Sappenfield, Noelle Swan and Kevin Grant

INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING 101
312 Ell Hall

Maggie Mulvihill and Mike Beaudet

  • Session 2: 10:15 to 11:15 a.m.

#SAVESTUDENTJOURNALISM PANEL

312 ELL HALL

Shaun Robinson, Charlie Wolfson and Angela
Fu

BECOMING A PUBLISHED AUTHOR

201 Forsyth Hall

Bill Bleyer, Jessica Papin, Thomas Maier, Tim
White and Stephanie Schorow

COVERING DISASTERS, TRAGEDY AND FOLLOWING
UP

129 Forsyth Hall

Alexi Cohan, Jorge Quiroga and Bill Marcus

POT PANEL: WRITING ABOUT MARIJUANA

011 Kariotis Hall
Felicia Gans, Dan McCarthy and Chris Faraone

MARK OF EXCELLENCE LUNCH/OFF-CAMPUS

Josiah Quincy School, 900 Washington Street

(7 minute train ride, three stops from campus)

12 to 2 p.m.

HISTORIC SITES IN JOURNALISM WALKING TOUR

1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Speaker: Author/Professor Manny Paraschos

  • Session 3: 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

EYE ON THE PRIZE: RECOGNITION AS A
COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER

312 Ell Hall

David Joyner, Felice Belman and Nancy Crevier

JUNK NEWS: INVESTIGATING MISINFORMATION ON SOCIAL MEDIA

221 Hayden Hall

Cameron Hickey

JOURNALISM ETHICS DISCUSSION

201 Forsyth Hall

Irwin Gratz, Cheryl Jackson and Dan Kennedy

LEGAL ISSUES, FIRST AMENDMENT & THE
PRESS

322 Hayden Hall

Justin Silverman, Roy Gutterman and Ed
Fitzpatrick

KEYNOTE SESSION: MIKE REZENDES & MITCH
GARABEDIAN

SPOTLIGHT, THE GLOBE AND THE CHURCH SEX
ABUSE SCANDAL/108 SNELL ENGINEERING

4:10 to 5:10 p.m.

*Buy your ticket for the regional conference here

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