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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

Event: New Deadline Club Members Get a Free Drink at this Media Mixer
When: October 9, 2013, 6:00 – 9:00pm
Where: The Cutting Room, 44 E. 32nd Street, New York, NY
RSVP: Space is limited. Reserve your spot today.
Join The Deadline Club, which is the New York City chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, at the door of this FREE media mixer and they’ll buy you a drink! This offer is even open to SPJ members who have not yet paid Deadline Club dues. Click Here to Learn How to Join. Everyone is welcome to join this gathering at The Cutting Room, one of the city’s hottest nightclubs. Soak up the venue’s awesome music-themed décor. The club regularly features live performances by such stars as John Mayer, Cheryl Crow, Lady Gaga, Sting and Billy Joel. But on October 9, the headliner will be The Deadline Club, so RSVP as soon as possible because space is limited and the club’s recent media mixers sold out.

Event: Reporting Safely in Crisis Zones
When: October 18-20, 2013, 9:00am – 5:00pm
Where: Columbia Journalism School, W. 116 and Broadway, New York City
This three-day workshop, led by Judith Matloff, will show how to operate with caution in volatile situations, with an emphasis on conflicts. We discuss how to avoid unnecessary peril, with careful preparations before, during and after assignments. Participants will emerge with a better understanding of how to hire fixers, shun attackers or protect computers. Cost $695, some bursaries available, contact ce@jrn.columbia.edu for more information.

Event: Data Journalism 101
When: October 22-23, 2013
Where: Online
The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism presents the free webinar, "Data Journalism 101,” led by Pulitzer winner Michael J. Berens of The Seattle Times. In one hour each day, Berens will introduce you to the power in creating and using databases for short- to medium-term enterprise stories. You do not need to know Excel, but those who do know Excel will get even more out of the webinar. Sign up at the main webinar page: http://bit.ly/11lBqIE

Event: Journalism & Women Symposium Conference and Mentoring Project
When: October 25-27, 2013
Where: The Essex Resort near Burlington, VT
Women journalists from around the country will gather for a weekend of professional development, training, and career enrichment at the 28th annual Journalism & Women Symposium Conference and Mentoring Project (CAMP). Since 1985 the Journalism & Women Symposium (JAWS) has been a driving force in the support of women in journalism and is dedicated to a more accurate portrayal of women in the news and the whole society. JAWS CAMP has evolved into a must-attend weekend where women get a chance to talk with top newsmakers, political analysts, and other movers and shakers, as well as develop their job skills and receive confidential individual mentoring in a relaxed setting away from daily deadlines. This year, CAMP attendees will gather in scenic Essex, VT for a long weekend of renewal, affirmation, and serious examination of our professional lives. This year we welcome Jill Abramson as our keynote speaker. To register click here. To view the complete schedule click here.

Event: Follow the Money: Business Reporting
When: October 26, 2013, 10:00am – 5:00pm
Where: Columbia Journalism School, W. 116 and Broadway, New York City
This day-long workshop is taught by Leslie Wayne, a Columbia professor and former award-winning New York Times business reporter. The course is designed to enable you to improve your financial literacy, help you break stories and hold officials accountable, regardless of your beat. It will teach you how to read financial statements, search government documents for information on corporate executives and public officials and understand the current financial crisis. Cost $275, contact ce@jrn.columbia.edu for more information.

Event: 2013 APME Conference
When: October 28-30, 2013
Where: Indiana State Museum, Indiana Roof Ballroom and NCAA Hall of Champions, Indianapolis
Join us for the Associated Press Media Editors 80th annual conference in Indianapolis. This year's conference theme, "Content is King," is a nod to the increased focus and premium newspaper companies have placed on content in recent years.
Sessions include: Sports coverage and access; First Amendment showdown; Change management; Keeping print alive; The New Ethics; Metering mania; How to reset your coverage and priorities; The Buffett Bump; Associated Press spotlight; ad much more. More information: http://www.apme.com/?page=2013Conference

Event: Strictly Financials Seminar
When: January 2-5, 2014 (Application Deadline: November 1)
Where: Phoenix, AZ
Journalists are invited to apply for a fellowship to attend intensive training in understanding financial statements and SEC documents Jan. 2-5 in Phoenix. The deadline is Nov. 1 to apply for one of 12 fellowships offered by the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism. Fellowships cover the full cost of training, lodging, materials and most meals. Fellows have to cover just their transportation costs. Apply at http://bit.ly/strictlyfinancials2014

Event: Business Journalism Professors Seminar
When: January 2-5, 2014 (Application Deadline: November 1)
Where: Phoenix, AZ
Interested in learning how to teach a college-level course in business journalism? If you have the backing of your school, apply by Nov. 1 for one of 12 fellowships for four days of training for prospective business journalism professors. The Business Journalism Professors Seminar is offered by the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism. Fellowships cover the full cost of training, lodging, materials and most meals. Fellows have to cover just their transportation costs. Apply at http://bit.ly/bizjprofs2014

Event: The Future of Business Journalism
When: November 1, 2013
Where: CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, 219 W 40th St, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10018
An event and discussion sponsored by: Talking Biz News at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Journalism and Mass Communication and CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. Topics of discussion include the relationship between corporate America and business journalism, and future business models and business journalism. For more information on the schedule, panelists and moderator, click here. To reserve your spot, please email Chris Roush at croush@email.unc.edu

Event: Investigative Reporting: Using Public Records
When: November 2, 2013, 10:00am – 5:00pm
Where: Columbia Journalism School, W. 116th Street and Broadway
Taught by Blake Morrison, this day-long course will explain the basic landscape of publicly available records, how to think creatively about how the government and others keep information, how to ensure the information is what you sought, and how to leverage the information you've received to find and acquire other information. Cost $275, contact ce@jrn.columbia.edu for more information.

Event: The Deadline Club Hall of Fame
When: November 14, 2013, 11:30am – 2:00pm
Where: Sardi’s Restaurant, 234 W. 44th Street, New York, NY
RSVP: Book Your Tickets and Tables HERE
Don’t miss this extraordinary opportunity to rub shoulders with some of the city’s most important editors, producers, writers and commentators. The Deadline Club is pleased to announce the revival of the New York Journalism Hall of Fame. Established in 1975 to celebrate The Club’s golden anniversary, the tradition will be renewed this year in a luncheon ceremony at Sardi’s Restaurant on Thursday, Nov. 14. All eight of the new honorees plan to be on hand to receive their Hall of Fame medals and speak about their remarkable careers. They include, in alphabetical order, Cindy Adams of the New York Post, Jimmy Breslin of the New York Daily News, Graydon Carter of Vanity Fair, Bob Herbert of Demos, Carol Loomis of Fortune, Linda Mason of CBS, Bill Moyers of PBS and Norman Pearlstine of Bloomberg. Discover more about the Hall of Fame and make your reservations today.