ASSORTED INTERESTING EVENTS

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Event: NPF’s Paul Miller Washington Reporting Fellowship
When: June 23, 2014, 5:00pm EDT (deadline)
Where: Washington, D.C.
The Paul Miller Washington Reporting Fellowship is NPF’s signature Washington education program for DC-based journalists. In nine day-long sessions—once a month from September through June—journalists get to know and learn from Washington officials, experts and seasoned journalists. The application Deadline is Monday, June 23, 2014 at 5:00PM EDT. Details can be found by watching this VIDEO and the APPLICATION is on our website. Questions? Contact Reyna Levine at reyna@nationalpress.org

Event: 2014 Mid-Atlantic Azbee Award Banquet
When: June 24, 2014, 6:00 – 8:00pm
Where: Kora Restaurant & Lounge, Arlington, VA
Please join us on June 24 to honor the Mid-Atlantic Regional Winners of the 2014 Azbee Awards of Excellence! Hosted by the American Society of Business Press Editors (ASBPE), the awards banquet will take place at Kora Restaurant & Lounge in Arlington, Virginia, from 6 – 8pm on Tuesday, June 24. Kent Kiser, Publisher of Scrap, the bimonthly magazine of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, will be giving a brief talk about his own award nomination and how one never knows where great editorial ideas may come from! Awards will be handed out to the winners and fun will be had by all. Register here

Event: The New Wave of Digital Media Companies: 10 Reasons Why They’re Hiring Our Best Reporters
When: June 25, 2014, 6:30pm
Where: American Society for Journalists and Authors (ASJA), Times Square, 1501 Broadway, Suite 403
Organized by The Newswomen’s Club of New York, the discussion will take a look at emerging journalism models and the innovative ways these diverse platforms are engaging and involving readers. We'll take a closer look at the opportunities and challenges faced by these new companies and how they might differ from those facing traditional news outlets. We'll also hear about the skills that are most in demand for prospective job seekers and the outlook for this segment of the industry. Speakers include Liz Heron, New Partnerships at Facebook; Lisa Tozzi, BuzzFeed News Director; S. Mitra Kalita, Ideas Editor at Quartz; Nicole Bode, Deputy Editor of News for DNAinfo.com New York; and Jessica Liebman, Managing Editor of Business Insider. To be moderated by Toni Reinhold, President of The Newswomen’s Club of New York.
$5 for members; $15 for non-members. Please RSVP to hannahtattersall@gmail.com and pay in advance here

Event: Charlotte SPJ – Movie Night: “Absence of Malice”
When: June 25, 2014, 6:30pm
Where: Dilworth Grille, 911 E. Morehead Street, Charlotte, NC
Paul Newman and Sally Field starred and former Detroit Free Press editor Kurt Luedtke wrote the screenplay for this film, which deals with some of journalism's thorniest ethical issues, including accuracy, sourcing and impact.

Event: Financial Times & Journalism and Women Symposium (JAWS) – Fellowship
When: July 1, 2014 (deadline)
Where: Online
The Financial Times and the Journalism and Women Symposium (JAWS) are pleased to announce a new fellowship for women of diverse backgrounds to attend the JAWS Conference and Mentoring Project (CAMP), an opportunity that will be funded over five years thanks to support from the Financial Times. One fellowship winner each year will receive up to $1,000 to cover the cost of registration, travel and accommodations at the annual CAMP conference. JAWS intends to make this opportunity available to women who are traditionally underrepresented in newsrooms, including women of color, journalists in the LGBTQ community and those with disabilities. This year’s three-day conference is from Oct. 31 to Nov. 2 at La Quinta near Palm Springs, California. CAMP participants will enjoy a dynamic experience filled with inspiring speakers, motivating career development sessions and rewarding mentoring opportunities. The deadline to apply for this fellowship is July 1. For more information, visit the JAWS website at www.jaws.org or contact Fellowship Chair Kira Zalan at jawsfellows@gmail.com