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



#Excellence in Journalism 2019


September 7th, 2019 • 2019: San Antonio
Be safe rather than sorry: Journalists in the field

Journalists attacked or killed in action are becoming more numerous every day. EIJ News 19 talked to Chris Post, a first responder turned  and Joe Vazquez, a reporter, about their experiences in the field.


September 7th, 2019 • 2019: San Antonio
Tips for Reporting on Suicide

Trigger Warning: suicide and suicidal thoughts     Nerissa Young, a lecturer from Ohio University specializing in mental health and media, and Erica Hill, a news director affected by suicide, hosted a reporting on suicide session at EIJ19.  Mental health is prominent in today’s news cycle, with suicide being at the forefront of discussions.


September 5th, 2019 • 2019: San Antonio
How to survive — and thrive — after a layoff

Julie Garcia was home when she heard from her colleague that Gannett was preparing for its next round of layoffs. Working for Corpus Christi Caller Times, in a 10-reporter, “tight-knit” newsroom, she thought, “Oh, I mean, it really can’t be us.” 



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