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Event: Apply: Journalism & Women Symposium 2013 CAMP Fellowship
When: June 1, 2013 (deadline)
Where: Essex, VT
The Journalism & Women Symposium invites early-career, female journalists to apply for the 2013 CAMP Fellowship. Fellowships will cover registration for the 2013 JAWS Conference and Mentoring Project (CAMP) in Essex, Vermont, from Oct. 25 – 27. Fellows will also receive a one-year JAWS membership and a stipend for travel and lodging. JAWS CAMP is for female journalists of all ages and focuses on strengthening core journalism skills, building personal brands and careers, developing strategies for success in today’s rapidly evolving media landscape, and improving the status of women in journalism. Participants at this year's CAMP will enjoy a dynamic experience filled with inspiring speakers (including NYT Executive Editor Jill Abramson), motivating career development sessions, and rewarding networking and mentoring opportunities.
Fellowship applicants are asked to submit a one-page résumé, two published clips, a personal statement (300 words or less) on why she wants to attend CAMP and what she hopes to contribute, and one letter of recommendation. Please send all application materials via Email to jawsfellows@gmail.com. For more information on fellowships, please visit the JAWS website (http://www.jaws.org/jaws-events/fellowships/) or contact Fellowship Chair Jessica Rettig at jessicarettig87@gmail.com. For CAMP updates, visit www.jaws.org or follow JAWS on Twitter at www.twitter.com/womenjournos

Event: The Business of Me
When: June 4-6, 2013
Where: Online
The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism presents the free, three-day webinar, “The Business of Me,” with Mark S. Luckie, Twitter’s creative content manager for journalism and the media. Luckie, who founded the 10,000 words blog in 2007 before selling it to Mediabistro in 2010, offers entrepreneurial tips and techniques for building your brand, pitching, and monetizing your idea. Attend either one-hour session each day at noon or 4 p.m. ET. For more information, please visit the main webinar page: http://bit.ly/OnWiIu

Event: NAREE 47th Annual Real Estate Journalism Conference
When: Jun 5-8, 2013
Where: Hilton Downtown, Atlanta, GA
Top industry leaders will generate headline news as they address scores of real estate journalists from across the nation in Atlanta June 5-8 at the National Association of Real Estate Editors (NAREE) 47th Annual Real Estate Journalism Conference. NAREE University sessions at the conference will offer journalism workshops focusing on topics ranging from digital and social media to radio broadcasting. Economists, architects, builders, developers and mortgage experts will come together under NAREE's roof. More than 20 company presidents, chief executive officers and partners from leading real estate-related firms will appear. Three chief economists lead the NAREE forecast panel: Lawrence Yun, National Association of Realtors; Jed Kolko, Trulia and Mark Fleming, Core Logic. The Boom in Luxury Housing panel presents: Kofi Nartey, Agency of Beverly Hills; Martha Turner, Martha Turner Properties and Jack Cotton, Sotheby’s International. Mark Woodworth, PKF Hospitality Research, will deliver a hotel market forecast and author and architect Marianne Cusato, designer of the famed Katrina Cottages, will speak on "The Best Places to Live." NAREE's 17th Annual Meet the Press will match journalists with publicists and freelancers during three-minute interviews. Winners of the 63rd Annual NAREE Real Estate Journalism Competition and the Bruss Book Awards will be unveiled. Registration: www.NAREE.org

Event: NewsTrain, APME Journalism Training Program
When: Jun 6-7, 2013
Where: The Associated Press headquarters, 450 W. 33rd St., New York, NY
NewsTrain will be in New York City on June 6-7 for a two-day workshop on covering disasters and tragedies, including how to help staff cope with the emotional toll of such stories. NewsTrain is sponsored by APME and this workshop is hosted by The Associated Press in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Philadelphia and the Mid-Atlantic; New York Daily News; Asbury Park Press, Neptune, N.J; The Press of Atlantic City; New Jersey Press Association; The Record of Woodland Park, N.J.; New Jersey APME; Digital First Media/Journal Register Co. in Conn.; The Philadelphia Inquirer; the Philadelphia Daily News; the Albany (NY) Times Union; the Rochester (N.Y.) Democrat & Chronicle; 1010 WINS, CBS Radio New York; The Observer-Dispatch, Utica., NY; the New York State Associated Press Association; CUNY Graduate School of Journalism; The News Journal of Wilmington (Del.); the Dart Center for Journalism & Trauma; the Asian American Journalists Association. Registration: Cost is $75 for the workshop and food service. Register at this link: http://www.apme.com/events/event_details.asp?id=309318
Diversity Scholarships Available: The Associated Press Media Editors Foundation is offering diversity scholarships to its New York City NewsTrain workshop, June 6-7, for print and broadcast journalists and students who are pursuing careers in journalism. The scholarships will cover the cost of the two-day workshop along with the recipient's accommodations and travel expenses, if needed. Candidates in the New York metro area will have the best chance. In all, up to five scholarships will be awarded. Interested journalists and students of color who need assistance attending NewsTrain in New York should send a resume, cover letter and several clips or examples of their work by May 15 to Sally Jacobsen at sjacobsen@ap.org. Questions: Contact Michael Roberts, NewsTrain Project Director, mroberts.newstrain@gmail.com. Sally Jacobsen, The Associated Press, sjacobsen@ap.org

Event: Paul Miller Washington Reporting Fellowship
When: June 10, 2013 (deadline)
Where: Washington, D.C.
Apply now for the National Press Foundation’s signature Washington education program for DC-based journalists, the Paul Miller Washington Reporting Fellowship. Through nine, daylong seminars – once a month, from September through June -- this fellowship program provides a primer on Washington agencies, institutions and organizations, while delivering fresh sources, story ideas and unparalleled opportunities to get to know and learn from other journalists. There is no tuition or fee to participate. Applications are encouraged from journalists who have been based in Washington for less than two years, regardless of platform or experience. This may include international journalists based in Washington, DC. Application deadline is 5:00 PM EST June 10, 2013.

Event: Morningstar Investment Conference
When: June 12-14, 2013
Where: McCormick Place Convention Center, Chicago
Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research, is hosting its 25th annual investment conference for financial advisors. This year’s keynote speakers are Michael Mauboussin, managing director, global investment strategies for Credit Suisse; Erik Wahl, artist, author, entrepreneur, and philanthropist; and Ronald O’Hanley, president of asset management and corporate services, Fidelity Investments. Other scheduled general session speakers include John Bogle, founder, Vanguard; Curtis Mewbourne, managing director and head of portfolio management, PIMCO; Bill Nygren, portfolio manager, Oakmark Funds; Carl Richards, author of The Behavior Gap and director of investor education, The BAM Alliance; Tad Rivelle, chief investment officer, fixed income, TCW; Stephen Smith, managing director and portfolio comanager, Brandywine Funds; and Steve Wymer, portfolio manager, Fidelity Investments.
The Morningstar Investment Conference costs $795 per person, which includes two breakfasts, lunches, and receptions. To register for the conference, call toll free at 866-839-9729. More information about the Morningstar Investment Conference, including the full agenda, hotel accommodations, attendee registration, and continuing-education credits, is available at http://global.morningstar.com/MIC2013. Conference updates are also available on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/MStarAdvisor or through the conference hashtag: #MIC25.
Press Registration Information: Full-time members of the news media may receive complimentary registration to the Morningstar Investment Conference. If you are a member of the media and want to register for the conference, visit: http://global.morningstar.com/mediaregistration or call Shawn Malayter at 312-696-6050.

Event: Breaking Local Stories with Economic Data
When: June 19, 2013
Where: San Antonio, Texas
The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism presents the free, pre-IRE conference workshop, “Breaking Local Stories with Economic Data.” This afternoon training offers techniques for finding and analyzing government data to infuse your local economic reporting. Instructors include USA Today’s Paul Overberg, who is joined by Jeannine Aversa and Thomas Dail from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. For more information, please visit the main workshop page: http://bit.ly/12cYP0C