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




September 29th, 2018 • 2018: Baltimore
How to power past public information officers

Public information officers are a common challenge for reporters who cover both the public and private sectors. Attendees at the Excellence in Journalism conference got the inside scoop at the Censorship by PIO: Challenging Gag Orders on News Sources panel Saturday morning.


September 28th, 2018 • 2018: Baltimore
District attorney breaks down Ford, Kavanaugh testimonies

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted along party lines to send Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the full Senate for a vote. EIJ News 18 reporter Kaitlin Washburn talked with a legal expert who said, in the end, she expects Kavanaugh to be confirmed.


September 27th, 2018 • 2018: Baltimore
EIJ panels you don’t want to miss, by topics

Welcome to the 2018 Excellence in Journalism conference! Even if it’s your first time or you’re a conference veteran, it can be overwhelming looking through the schedule to find which panels to attend. To help with schedule anxiety, we went through the schedule and divided up the panels by the most relevant topics in our industry: covering the midterms, increasing diversity, dealing with the government, working on a deadline, improving trust and learning new reporting and storytelling tools.