Excellence in Journalism 2018 • Sept. 27-29, 2018 • Baltimore




September 7th, 2014 • 2014: Nashville
Excellence in Journalism 2014 – That's a Wrap

With Excellence in Journalism 2014 in the books, find out what attendees thought about the event and what they expect of next year’s conference in Orlando. Also check out noteworthy statistics from this year’s conference. The 950 journalist who attended Excellence in Journalism 2014 were able to choose from more than 50 workshops and breakout sessions.


September 6th, 2014 • 2014: Nashville
Panel Discussion on Media Entrepreneurship with Industry Heavyweights

In recent years, journalism has undergone a profound, all-encompassing change. Old hierarchy structures, job prospects, linear career steps and ways to make money have been disrupted by new jobs, new methods to self brand and new revenue streams. One of the most important issues in this new era in journalism, which is something many journalists still dread, is how to monetize stories.


September 6th, 2014 • 2014: Nashville
How Wearable Tech Can Help Journalism

Penn State Instructor Pat Trosky testing Google Glass for the first time. “OK, Glass.” It’s the phrase that you may be hearing a lot more of in the very near future, and it’s the phrase that’s influencing the next technological generation.


September 6th, 2014 • 2014: Nashville
Getting Creative with Google Maps

Media Outreach Coordinator Vanessa Schneider led the breakout session “Storytelling with Google Maps.” The Googler said she enjoyed the conference. “Excellence in Journalism is a great opportunity to meet with journalists, see what challenges they have and how they want to use these geo-tools in their work.” Vanessa Schneider’s job is to help people tell stories through Google mapping tools.


September 5th, 2014 • 2014: Nashville
Reporters Reflect on Lessons Learned in Ferguson

Photo by Julian Paredes While the crisis in Ferguson raged on in front of camera crews for weeks on end, reporters on the ground saw a different reality. They also saw that reality distorted – or participated in the distortion themselves – as Ferguson descended into a “war zone” in a matter of days.


September 5th, 2014 • 2014: Nashville
Kara Swisher Discusses Pros of Doing What You Love

The successful future journalist is someone who rarely sleeps, is not afraid to fail, probably does not work for a traditional news organization but is having a heck of a good time doing it. That is what Super Session speaker Kara Swisher, the co-CEO of Revere Digital and co-founder of technology news and analysis site Re/Code, told attendees at the Excellence in Journalism Conference.


September 4th, 2014 • 2014: Nashville
What do people expect of Excellence in Journalism 2014?

We went out to get a pulse of guests’ expectations for this year’s Excellence in Journalism Conference. Across the various professions, cultural groups, and regions, networking was the standout response of what members were looking forward to doing during this 4-day convention.


September 4th, 2014 • 2014: Nashville
Data Journalism Workshop with Pulitzer Prize Winner

Wednesday morning, Pulitzer Prize-winning Seattle Times journalist Michael J. Berens led a workshop on data journalism. 50 students, educators and reporters participated in the workshop, which was sponsored by the National Center for Business Journalism. “Databases are the backbone of every story,” says Berens.