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September 5th, 2014 • 2013: Anaheim
Pushing For Parity | An Infographic About Women In The Newsroom


September 5th, 2014 • 2013: Anaheim
Asking the Right Questions: Thinking Critically on the Fly

With vast amounts of information at your fingertips online, getting the facts right should be an easy task, right? Al Tompkins, senior faculty for broadcast and online at Poynter Institute, doesn’t think so. To make his point, Tompkins gave a room full of journalists the unique privilege to “shoot the bird” for 1.5 seconds during a professional conference, testing previous headlines about a basketball player who allegedly flipped the bird during a game.


September 5th, 2014 • 2013: Anaheim
15 Career Tips on the Go

Have to run to that next interview and don’t have too much time to prepare? Check out these quick tips from Multimedia Journalist Claudia Amezcua. 1. Show interest and intent right off the bat whether it’s a quick line on your resume or email.


September 5th, 2014 • 2013: Anaheim
Presidential Candidate Paul Fletcher Gives Thoughts on Future of SPJ

Current SPJ Secretary Paul Fletcher is the only candidate running for the 2014 President-elect position. In this short clip he recaps his future goals for SPJ and where he thinks it will be in 10 years. Elections are inclusive for all SPJ members.


September 5th, 2014 • 2013: Anaheim
I Heart Line Dancing: A Nashville Memory to Cherish Forever

Cowboy boots and line dancing were the name of the game at the Excellence in Journalism’s Opening Reception at the WildHorse Saloon. As hundreds of journalists boarded charter buses to the downtown Nashville location, clad or not-clad in cowboy boots, line dancing was an inevitable spectacle, whether it was by participation or observation.


August 26th, 2013 • 2013: Anaheim
SPJ Resolutions from EIJ13

Updates from SPJ's closing business session on Monday.


August 26th, 2013 • 2013: Anaheim
Getting the Most Bang for Your Tweet

Tweeting in 140 characters is a challenge but truly capturing your audience’s attention with a tweet in under 11 characters can be even tougher. A user decides if he or she is going to continue reading after those 11 characters.


August 26th, 2013 • 2013: Anaheim
Improving relations between reporters, PIOs

Journalists and public information officers converged at a panel Monday afternoon at EIJ13 to discuss relationships between the two professions.


August 26th, 2013 • 2013: Anaheim
J-Expo Wrapping Up

The Journalism Expo at Excellence in Journalism 2013 was wrapping up Monday afternoon in Anaheim, California.


August 25th, 2013 • 2013: Anaheim
Chris Wallace honored at EIJ13 with Paul White award

Chris Wallace, the host of FoxNews Sunday, was honored at the Excellence in Journalism conference Sunday evening with the Paul White award, the highest honor for lifetime achievement from the Radio Television Digital News Association.


August 25th, 2013 • 2013: Anaheim
PHOTOS: RTDNA honors two for a lifetime of Excellence in Journalism

Chris Wallace, Fox News anchor, and Belva Davis, first female African-American anchor on the West Coast were both honored with awards and applause at the 2013 Excellence in Journalism Convention by the Radio Television Digital News Association.


August 25th, 2013 • 2013: Anaheim
Belva Davis presented John F. Hogan Award at EIJ13

Described as a pioneer for her work in broadcast television, Belva Davis was honored by the Radio Television Digital News Association Sunday evening at Excellence in Journalism 2013 with the John F. Hogan Award.


August 25th, 2013 • 2013: Anaheim
Eva Longoria Hosts Panel on Latino Vote

On Sunday morning at Excellence in Journalism 2013, actress and philanthropist Eva Longoria led a group of panelists in a discussion about the Latino vote.


August 25th, 2013 • 2013: Anaheim
Journalists Receive Insights on Complex Immigration Laws

With Congress debating immigration reform it’s important for journalists to understand the law as it currently stands and how reform can impact the communities and people they cover.


August 25th, 2013 • 2013: Anaheim
Instagram Becoming Major Part of Reporter's Toolkit

Whether it’s professional skateboarder Tony Hawk posting extreme sports photos or protesters marching on the streets in Egypt, one thing is clear – millions are using Instagram to share their stories with the world.


August 25th, 2013 • 2013: Anaheim
EIJ13 Unique Opportunity for Student Journalists

The Excellence in Journalism conference is a unique opportunity for student journalists to network with industry professionals and learn about the latest trends in the evolving world of journalism.


August 25th, 2013 • 2013: Anaheim
Geeking Out At EIJ — The Full List

In case you missed the #EIJBattle Royale or the #EIJGeekOut, we’ve got you covered on all the links from Robert Hernandez @webjournalist, Katharine Jarmul @kjam, Chris Keller @ChrisLKeller, Andy Boyle @andymboyle, Matt Waite @mattwaite.


August 25th, 2013 • 2013: Anaheim
Facebook Best Practices Growing in Newsrooms

Explaining the latest changes to Facebook’s News Feed to EIJ13 audience, Facebook Journalism Program Manager Vadim Lavrusik says no user has the same user experience. It’s customized to each users unique preferences. (credit: Victor Hernandez)


August 25th, 2013 • 2013: Anaheim
Beyond the Trauma Vortex

Journalists are second responders to any crisis, but nonetheless, they are there to capture the moment, tell the story, and ultimately put their lives on the line all in the name of journalism. “We are the messengers,” Sid Garcia said. Garcia is a general assignment reporter for ABC7 Eyewitness News in California and has, like many journalists, covered stories that changed their lives.


August 25th, 2013 • 2013: Anaheim
Chris Wallace to receive Paul White Award

For the first time in RTDNA history, a father and son have been awarded the Paul White Award. Chris Wallace, anchor of “Fox News Sunday,” is set to receive the lifetime achievement award at EIJ13. In 1991, his late father, Mike Wallace, former co-host of CBS News “60 Minutes” received the same award.