Early Bird Registration Deadline for Reg. 10 Conference: March 15

Don’t wait to book your hotel room for the SPJ Region 10 Conference, April 8-9 at Washington State University Tri-Cities!

The deadline for a special conference rate at the Red Lion Richland Hanford House is Tuesday, March 15. The cost is $104.95 per night (single/double) and is good for April 8 and 9.

With many other events, including a big sports tournament, going on the same weekend, don’t take a chance on the lodging and book NOW!


The hotel is at 802 George Washington Way, Richland, WA 99352.

To take advantage of the rate:

* Make your reservation by calling 1-800-RED-LION (1-800-733-5466) and ask for the Society of Professional Journalists group rate.

* Make your reservation online by logging on to http://bit.ly/region10hotel. The discounted rate will be shown under the Special Rates box on the right-side search bar of the page. You can adjust the check-in/check-out dates and the number of guests on the same search bar.

Book today.

REMINDER: Conference registration deadline is coming up!

The deadline to register is Tuesday, March 15. After that date, rates will go up by $10. To register, please go to the conference site: http://bit.ly/spjregion10conf

The conference will offer sessions for students and professionals in broadcast, online and print including:

* Tucson and Lakewood shootings: lessons in accuracy and ethics

* Pulitzer Prize-winner Tom Hallman Jr. of The Oregonian

* Technology and the frazzled journalist

* WSU Edward R. Murrow College of Communication Dean Lawrence Pintak

* Hyperlocal in the digital age

* Résumé critique

* How I got the story: A look at the award-winning KING 5 series “Waste on the Water” with investigative reporter Susannah Frame

This conference is hosted by the William O. Douglas SPJ Chapter and is being held with support from: Washington State University Tri-Cities, Washington News Council, Intersect, Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business, Central Washington University, Spencer Hatton and Wine Press Northwest.

Any questions please contact Mai Hoang, president of the William O. Douglas SPJ Chapter, the hosting chapter, at maihoang@yakimaherald.com or at 509-834-0272.

A special thanks to our event sponsors:

  • Intersect
  • Washington News Council
  • Tri-Cities Area Journal of Business
  • Central Washington University
  • Spencer Hatton
  • Washington State University Tri-Cities
  • Wine Press Northwest



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