R4+R5=Big show

Journalists and friends-of-journalism from seven states will descend on Cincinnati April 1-2 for a joint Region 4-Region 5 conference, titled Looking Back, Moving Forward.

On tap:

Stephen George

Stephen George

  • Stephen George from Louisville Public Media, presenting the keynote speech about his Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting and how to build an investigative culture in newsrooms.
  • Twelve panels on four different tracks: history in journalism, tools and technologies, skill sharpening, and diversity matters.
  • A SuperSession panel on the use of body-cam, dash-cam and citizen video in reporting.
  • MOE awards, from 404 entries from Region 4 and 475 from Region 5.
  • A Silent Auction to benefit the Student Press Law Center.
  • An opening reception, with area millennial journalists populating a Job Hunt 2016 meet-n-greet.

Great work from a great committee. Hoping for an equally great turnout for our great programming.

 


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