SPJ 2020 Journalism Conference • Sept. 12-13, 2020




September 15th, 2020 • 2020: Virtual
Nelson Offers Journalists Tips to Nail That Next Interview

Dean Nelson’s Society of Professional Journalists convention panel, “Talking to Strangers: How to Get the Eager, the Reluctant and Even the Haters to Give a Good Interview,” shared insightful tips on how to conduct a successful interview —  the single most important aspect of journalism.


September 14th, 2020 • 2020: Virtual
#SPJ2020 Panelists Show Off the Latest Digital Tools, Mobile Apps

Society of Professional Journalists attendees viewed the latest and greatest digital and mobile apps to help journalists work smarter and better during “Mobile and Digital Tools for Your Newsroom and Classroom,” with panelists Mike Reilley, a data and digital journalism professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago and Victor Hernandez, executive editor of Crosscut.


September 13th, 2020 • 2020: Virtual
Resume Tips and Job Search Hacks

The Society of Professional Journalists is hosting its annual Excellence in Journalism conference via Zoom webinar due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. In the workshop “Don’t Bury The Lede: Resume Clinics and Job Search Hacks,” Panelists Aaron Kremer, editor and founder, BusinessDen and Richmond BizSense; Quartz Editorial Director for Growth Phoebe Gavin; Sarah Rabil of the Wall Street Journal; and Heather Taylor from the Dow Jones News Fund shared resume critiques, interviewing tips, and job search strategies to help aspiring journalists prepare for their careers. 



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