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Event: “How I Got the Story” A Discussion with 2013 Pulitzer Prize winners
When: September 23, 2013, 5:30pm
Where: National Press Club Journalism Institute, Washington D.C., Conference Rooms
Join us for a panel discussion featuring 2013 Pulitzer Prize winners talking about “how I got the story” and discussing aspects of producing prize-worthy journalism in today’s reality of budget cuts, layoffs and competition from so many sources of information that vie for the reading public’s attention and interest. The Q&A period following the discussion is for fellow journalists to engage the panelists in delving deeper into the nuts and bolts of the work that goes into producing material that grabs a contest judge’s attention. Tickets are $5 for NPC members; $10 public. Panel will be preceded by a reception with light hors d’oeuvres at 5:30 p.m. Register at http://bit.ly/1955Ykq

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: National Association of Black Journalists 2013 Region I Conference
When: September 28, 2013, 8:30am – 5:00pm
Where: The Associated Press Building, 450 W. 33rd St., New York, NY 10001
The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) will host the Region I Conference on Saturday, September 28, 2013 at the Associated Press Offices in New York. Hosted by NABJ's Region I Director and local chapter leaders, this year's conference will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and will feature diverse programming for freelance and transitioning journalists, public relations practitioners, entrepreneurs and students. NABJ has teamed up with the Asbury Park Press, NBC News, The Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation and Neighbor to Family, Inc. as sponsors of the Region 1 Conference. The theme of the 2013 NABJ Region 1 Conference is "Topics, Training, Transitions: Preparing for the changes in journalism.” With that theme in mind, some of the other topics that will be covered include "Being a better TV producer”, "How to be viewed as an expert,” "Crossing the line from journalism to public relations,” "How to start and maintain a successful business,” and "Growing your audience with Google+ and authorship in search.”
Click HERE to View the Schedule at a Glance. Click HERE to Register for the Region 1 Conference.

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 Robert Anthony, a Deadline Club Past President and technology writer, Jake Beckman, a Partner Accelerator at RebelMouse, Eric Carvin, the Social Media Editor at The Associated Press, Rebecca Davis, a Digital Producer at NBC News, Lauren Johnston, an Editorial Director with the Daily News, Scott Mlyn, a former Deputy Photo Editor at BusinessWeek, Anjali Mullany, a News Editor at Fast Company, and Herman Wong, a Social Media Editor at Quartz. 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. An introductory session covering the basics of Twitter and Pinterest 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: Morningstar ETF Invest Conference
When: October 2-4, 2013
Where: Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, 221 N. Columbus Drive, Chicago, IL
Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research, is hosting its fourth annual ETF Invest Conference for financial advisors, money managers, and exchange-traded fund investors.
This year’s keynote speakers are Douglas Hodge, chief operating officer and managing director, PIMCO, who will deliver the opening address on Wednesday, Oct. 2; Austan Goolsbee, professor at the University of Chicago and former chairman of President Barack Obama's Council of Economic Advisers and Joseph Davis, principal and chief economist, Vanguard, who will both speak on Thursday, Oct. 3; and Rob Arnott, founder, Research Affiliates, who will speak on Friday, Oct. 4.
Other scheduled general session speakers include Heidi Richardson, director and senior global investment strategist, BlackRock; Matt Hougan, managing director of ETF analytics, IndexUniverse; Tom Lydon, editor and publisher, ETF Trends; and Brendan Conway, columnist, Barron's.
The Morningstar ETF Invest Conference costs $495 per person, which includes a preconference workshop, two breakfasts, luncheons, and receptions. To register for the conference, call toll free at 866-839-9729. More information about the Morningstar ETF Invest Conference, including the full agenda, hotel accommodations, attendee registration, and continuing-education credits, is available at http://www.morningstaradvisor.com/ETFInvest. Conference updates are also available on Twitter through the conference hashtag: #ETFInvest.

Event: SABEW-NEFE Personal Finance Workshop
When: October 3, 2013
Where: Museum of American Finance, 48 Wall St., New York, NY
The Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW) and the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) are offering a one-day personal finance conference in New York on Thursday, Oct. 3 — before the start of the SABEW fall conference at CUNY — designed to help reporters cultivate story ideas, share best practices, understand research initiatives in behavioral finance, and keep audiences engaged through timely reporting. The seminar will be held from 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. Register at http://sabew.org/2013/08/planning-under-way-for-personal-finance-worksho...

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: SABEW's New York Fall Conference
When: October 3-4, 2013
Where: CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, 219 West 40th St., New York, NY
Terry Lundgren and Richard Anderson, CEOs of Macy's and Delta Airlines, respectively, will be keynote speakers at the annual fall conference of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers. An evening program begins Thursday, Oct. 3, at 5:30 p.m. and includes a reception and an evening program about the future of media, featuring Paul Steiger of Pro Publica. Lundgren and Anderson will speak Friday morning. Other sessions include panels on the business of health care and alternative business models, investigative reporting discussions, and career planning. Register at http://sabew.org/events/fall-conference-ny-2013/

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 smart phones in reporting and how to protect your reputation online. Panel discussions include ways to preserve long form storytelling, lessons learned covering major news events like Sandy, Newtown & Boston, and travel writing.
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. Admission is $50 for members, $75 for non-members and $20 for students. For details and registration, visit www.nypressclub.org

Event: SEC Filings Master Class
When: October 8-10, 2013
Where: Online
The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism presents the free webinar, "SEC Filings Master Class,” led by Footnoted.com’s Michelle Leder. In one hour each day, Leder, who makes her living unearthing news in SEC documents, will point out where to look for stories in 10-Qs, 10-Ks and proxies. Sign up at the main webinar page: http://bit.ly/14VP5uT