ASSORTED INTERESTING EVENTS

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Event: Women Media Entrepreneurs - Making New Ideas Happen
When: September 12, 8:30am – 3:30pm
Where: National Press Club Journalism Institute, Washington D.C., Conference Rooms
We're bringing together women entrepreneurs who have launched media projects, large and small. They will share how they are moving their ideas forward and offer advice on the best digital tools and strategies that you can use for your media projects. Topics include grants, venture capital, strategic partnering, marketing and digital tools. The event is co-sponsored by J-Lab, the National Press Club Journalism Institute, and American University's MA in Media Entrepreneurship program. It is funded by the Gannett Foundation and the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation. Registration is $35; $25 for NPC members. Register at http://www.press.org/events/women-media-entrepreneurs-summit-making-new-...

Event: The Deadline Club's Friday the 13th Rooftop Media Mixer
When: September 13, 2013, 6:00 – 9:00pm
Where: Mad46, the rooftop bar at the Roosevelt Hotel, entrance on 46th St. and Madison Avenue
RSVP: Registration required: https://www.eventbrite.com/event/8141277781
Suffering from Triskaidekaphobia? What about Acrophobia? Tackle all of your irrational fears at a rooftop party this Friday the 13th. The Deadline Club, the Chapter of the Year of the Society of Professional Journalists, will host a media mixer at Mad46, the bar on top of the Roosevelt Hotel where The Club held a sold-out mixer in July. Registration is required for this free event, and space is limited. No one under 21 will be admitted to the bar, which has spectacular views of Midtown Manhattan.

Event: Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists – Public Policy Scholarship
When: September 13, 2013 (deadline)
Where: Philadelphia, PA
The Wharton School is pleased to announce the new Penn Wharton Public Policy Scholarship which will allow three business journalists whose reporting highlights public policy issues either domestically or internationally to attend the Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists flagship program in Philadelphia this year. Each scholarship covers the cost of tuition, course materials, most group meals, lodging for three nights and airfare within the US (where appropriate). In addition, accepted journalists may request private, one-on-one meetings with faculty members of the Penn Wharton Public Policy Initiative. The scholarship does not cover any other expenses. Other restrictions may apply.
The Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists, now in its 45th year, offers participants an opportunity to expand their business knowledge and increase their exposure to leading experts in a stimulating environment. Through intensive lectures and hands-on exercises, the program, led by the Wharton School’s most prominent professors, helps participants gain a better understanding of key business and economic issues. Besides the Penn Wharton Public Policy Scholarship, numerous other financial aid options are available for reporters interested in attending the Seminars. To learn more visit the Seminars financial aid page.
Scholarship quantities are limited. Early applications are strongly suggested with deadlines of September 6 and 13, 2013. Non-scholarship applications are due by October 1, 2013. For complete information on the Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists, visit the Web site or contact Peter Winicov, Senior Associate Director, Wharton Communications at +1-215-746-6471 or communications@wharton.upenn.edu

Event: Abe Fellowship for Journalists
When: September 15, 2013 (deadline)
Where: Online
The Abe Fellowship for Journalists is designed to encourage in-depth coverage of topics of pressing concern to the United States and Japan through individual short-term policy-related projects. Fellows are expected to produce an analytical article or feature story that will inform public debate or a policy community one of the following topics:
1) Traditional and Non-Traditional Approaches to Security and Diplomacy
2) Global and Regional Economic Issues
3) Social and Cultural Issues
For information on eligibility criteria or to apply, please visit us at http://www.ssrc.org/fellowships/abe-fellowship-for-journalists/. Contact SSRC staff at abe@ssrc.org with any questions or concerns.

Event: Colorado Springs NewsTrain
When: September 27-28, 2013
Where: University of Colorado – Colorado Springs
NewsTrain is a national touring workshop serving journalists in their own cities. Programs are aimed at all levels of newsroom editors and managers, reporters, copy editors, visual journalists, and online producers. College journalism educators and student journalists are also welcome and find NewsTrain programs valuable. Scholarships are available. NewsTrain is sponsored by APME and this workshop is hosted by the Colorado Press Association and the Colorado Springs Gazette.
Sessions include: Reporting with Data; Diving Deeper with Data; Five Stages of a Story; How to Shoot Video; Video Storytelling Skills; Social Media Best Practices 2.0; Social Media as Reporting Tool; and Colorado FOI Update.
More information: http://www.apme.com/?page=ColoradoSprings

Event: The Deadline Club’s Full-Day Social Media Workshop
When: September 28, 2013, 10:00am – 5:00pm
Where: The CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, 219 W. 40th Street, New York, NY
RSVP: Registration Now Available
The Deadline Club, the Chapter of the Year of the Society of Professional Journalists, will host a full-day workshop with hands on training in multimedia and social media skills at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism in Times Square on Saturday, Sept. 28. Instructors will include Eric Carvin, the Social Media Editor of The Associated Press, Lauren Johnston, an Editorial Director with the New York Daily News, and Scott Mlyn, a CNBC.com picture editor. (Keep checking www.deadlineclub.org for updates about instructors.) This workshop is priced at the rock-bottom rates of $45 for Deadline Club members of record—who are current in both their dues to The Club and the Society of Professional Journalists—and $75 for non-members. Participants will enjoy a free lunch from noon to 1 p.m. and receive a discount coupon for an upcoming CUNY J-camp workshop. Introductory session from 10 a.m. to noon is optional for participants. RSVP: Advance registration will be available online while supply lasts, or until midnight on Friday, Sept. 27. If tickets are still available, registration at the door will cost $65 for Deadline Club members and $95 for non-members.

Event: Finding Your Best Investigative Business Story
When: September 28, 2013
Where: Madison, WI
The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism presents the free business journalism workshop, "Finding Your Best Investigative Business Story," at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Award-winning professors Alec Klein of Northwestern University and Chris Roush of the University of North Carolina lead this daylong training, which focuses on identifying and developing local investigative business stories. Register at the main workshop page: http://bit.ly/16B86li

Event: Seattle NewsTrain
When: October 3-4, 2013
Where: Frye Art Museum
NewsTrain is a national touring workshop serving journalists in their own cities. Programs are aimed at all levels of newsroom editors and managers, reporters, copy editors, visual journalists, and online producers. College journalism educators and student journalists are also welcome and find NewsTrain programs valuable. Scholarships available.
NewsTrain is sponsored by APME and this workshop is hosted by the Seattle Times, Spokane Spokesman-Review, Tacoma News Tribune, Puget Sound Business Journal, KUOW public radio, The Seattle Globalist, EO Media Group, Crosscut.com, The Associated Press, Western Washington chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, University of Washington and Washington State University journalism programs.
Sessions include: Finding the Best Stories in Data; Mining for Data; Digital Storytelling; Data Visualization; Planning & Coaching Content Across Platforms; Continuous Coverage; Social Media Reporting Tools; Maximize Your Social Media; Smartphones for Journalists; and Enterprise off a Beat.
More information: http://www.apme.com/?page=Seattle

Event: Investigative Business Journalism
When: October 4, 2013
Where: New York, NY
During SABEW’s Fall Conference, the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism presents three hour-long sessions on “Investigative Business Journalism.” They are “Investigating a CEO” with Reuters’ Brian Grow, “Investigating Government Contractors” with The New York Times’ Ron Nixon, and “Investigating Stock Brokers and Financial Advisers” with the University of Maryland’s Rob Wells. Information: http://bit.ly/1cCQw38 Register for SABEW’s Fall Conference at CUNY Graduate School of Journalism: http://bit.ly/1a49Khc

Event: New York Press Club Foundation Conference on Journalism
When: October 5, 2013, 8:30am – 3:00pm
Where: New York, NY
The New York Press Club Foundation hosts a day of provocative discussion on the use of new tools and the preservation of strong standards. Topics include using social media and smartphones in reporting, ways to preserve longform storytelling and lessons learned covering major Sandy, Newtown & Boston, and how to protect your reputation online. Participants can get a personal review of resumes, portfolios and websites from seasoned pros. The day includes time for networking and a keynote speech by Ben Smith, editor-in-chief of Buzzfeed. Registration $35 for members, $50 for non-members and $15 for students before September 15. Prices rise to $50, $75 & $20 after that. For details and registration, visit www.nypressclub.org