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




September 20th, 2016 • 2016: New Orleans
NOLA climate activist connects with #NoDAPL (Live video replay)

Renate Heurich, New Orleans environmental activist, retired teacher and 350 Louisiana member, talks about her local activism and how it’s connected to the Dakota Access Pipeline movement (#NoDAPL) 1,500 miles away in North Dakota. View a replay of the Facebook Live interview by clicking here or the image below:


September 19th, 2016 • 2016: New Orleans
EIJ attendees take to the NOLA skies

Excellence in Journalism attendees experience piloting a drone under the guidance of Debt.com’s Brandon Ballenger at Woldenberg Riverfront Park as part of a Monday breakout session.


September 19th, 2016 • 2016: New Orleans
Hernandez explores latest technology in interactive session (Live video replay)

Robert Hernandez (@webjournalist), USC journalism associate professor, co-founder of #WJCHAT and creator of JoVRnalism, lead Excellence in Journalism attendees in a high-energy, standing-room-only interactive session exploring the latest innovations in technology. Replay of the live video stream can be viewed on Facebook by clicking here or the image below:


September 18th, 2016 • 2016: New Orleans
Journalists’ Toolbox founder Reilley introduces newest mobile tools for journalists

A packed room of professional and student journalists heard about and experienced some of the latest mobile tools available during Sunday morning’s Breakout Session at the Excellence in Journalism conference at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel. Mike Reilley, founder of the Society of Professional Journalists’ resource site, The Journalist’s Toolbox, introduced mobile tools other than Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter and Facebook, focusing on those that go beyond the “basics that we have in place that we should probably already be using.”



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