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Event: Environmental Journalism 2015 Diversity Fellowships
When: July 7 (Deadline)
Where: Norman, Oklahoma
Join the Society of Environmental Journalists for its 25th annual conference in Norman, Oklahoma Oct. 7-11, 2015. Fellows attend free and are given a $400 stipend. Native American, Asian, Black, First Nation and Latino journalists who are either SEJ members or are eligible for membership in SEJ may apply. Apply here: http://bit.ly/1SWkdCr

Event: A One-Day Workshop and Pitchfest from the Society of Environmental Journalists
When: July 10, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EDT
Where: City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism
Come explore emerging forms of environmental storytelling — online video and long-form narratives, data visualization, podcasting, social media, and more. Spend the bulk of the workshop in breakout brainstorming sessions led by expert facilitators who will help teams develop stories from inspiration to execution. Teams will then step up to the mic at a signature SEJ Pitchfest to sell their best story ideas to leading editors. This workshop is designed for journalists, communicators, and students. $45 registration fee includes breakfast, lunch, and coffee breaks. http://bit.ly/1IJu2AK

Event: Cybersecurity Training for Journalists
When: July 11 2015, 9:00-3:30 p.m.
Where: National Press Club Journalism Institute, Washington D.C.
Learn how to protect yourself and your sources from cyberhacking. The hands-on cybersecurity training series will take place on three Saturdays: June 20, June 27 and July 11. Classes will take place from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day. Tickets can be purchased for individual sessions or for all three sessions. Each session is $30 for NPC members; $40 public and includes lunch. Topics to be covered include password management, mobile-phone security, anonymity networks, and encryption tools. Register here: https://www.press.org/events/cyber-security-training-journalists-first-s....

Event: Apply for a Journalism Grant through the Fund for Environmental Journalism (FEJ)
When: July 15 (Deadline)
Where: Online
Thanks to very generous funding, the Society of Environmental Journalists is able to commit to several times more grants in 2015 than in previous years. For the first time, applicants may include a stipend in the budget. Apply for up to $5,000. Journalists reporting on biodiversity conservation's impact on climate change, or land-use issues (both focused on North America), will be pleased to know there are currently dedicated funds for these topics. Open-topic stories (including international) will also continue to be accepted. 2015 application deadlines: July 15 and November 15. http://bit.ly/1lqZQxw

Event: Top 10 apps for B2B editors and reporters (Webcast)
When: July 15 from 1-2 pm ET
Where: This is an online webcast.
There’s no doubt about it, B2B journalists work in a world driven by technology. With editing software and design suites to content management systems and communications tools, it can easily become overwhelming to organize our life in the newsroom. But there are a multitude of apps out there that can bring some sanity to the chaos by streamlining your workflow. This webcast will cover a variety of apps, from task management and file sharing to photo editing and call recording. With so many to choose from, you’re sure to find at least one to make your life just a little bit easier. ASBPE members can register for free, and non-members are $35. And in case you missed it, membership in ASBPE is now free for qualified B2B writers, editors, freelancers, and other professionals who work in business-to-business publishing. Register here: http://www.asbpe.org/blog/2015/06/03/top-10-apps-b2b-editors-reporters/

Event: ASBPE 2015 National Conference & Azbee Awards Banquet
When: Friday, July 24, 2015
Conference: 8 a.m. -4 p.m. ET
Awards banquet: 6-9 p.m. ET
Where: New York University Kimmel Center for University Life, New York City, NY
Where does your journalistic future lie? Join us at the 2015 ASBPE National Conference to learn how to navigate your publishing future. At this one-day conference for business-to-business editors, writers, freelancers, and designers, you’ll have the opportunity to network with peers and learn from experts in our industry. Conference sessions include: Keynote address with Michael Shane (Managing Editor, Bloomberg Digital) about the future of digital newsrooms, Financial reporting: Tools and best practices, Mastering the art of multi-platform storytelling, Event organizing: Doing it right, Concurrent workshops: Beginner and advanced video tips, Concurrent sessions about A/B testing and fact-checking ethics dilemmas, Concurrent sessions about improving e-news delivery and adding creative elements to content. Following the one-day conference, ASBPE will host its national Azbee Awards banquet to honor the best in B2B editorial and design. Learn more and register now: http://www.asbpe.org/blog/2015/05/21/asbpe-2015-national-conference-azbe...

Event: The Newswomen’s Club of New York’s Front Page Awards
When: September 4, 2015 (Deadline)
Where: New York, NY
The Newswomen's Club of New York is accepting entries for the 2015 Front Page Awards, to be presented at a black tie gala November 12. The Front Page Awards, established in 1937-1938, are one of the few awards in the world that expressly recognize journalistic excellence by newswomen. The contest this year will honor female journalists in 44 categories, spanning online, television, radio, newspapers, wires, photography and magazines. For more details visit http://www.newswomensclubnewyork.com/ or email newswomensclub@verizon.net.