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.


Defending the First Amendment and promoting open government are more crucial now than ever. Join SPJ's fight for the public’s right to know — either as an SPJ Supporter or a professional, student or retired journalist.


Twitter Facebook Google Plus RSS Instagram Pinterest Pinterest LinkedIn

© Society of Professional Journalists. All rights reserved. Legal

Society of Professional Journalists
Eugene S. Pulliam National Journalism Center, 3909 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46208
317/927-8000 | Fax: 317/920-4789 | Contact SPJ Headquarters | Employment Opportunities | Advertise with SPJ