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Event: The Newswomen’s Club of New York’s Front Page Awards
When: September 6, 2013 (deadline)
Where: New York, NY
The Newswomen's Club of New York is accepting entries for the 2013 Front Page Awards, to be presented at a black tie gala November 14. The Front Page Awards, established in 1937-1938, are one of the few awards in the world that expressly recognizes journalistic excellence by newswomen. The contest this year will honor female journalists in 45 categories, spanning online, television, radio, newspapers, wires, photography and magazines. For more details visit http://www.newswomensclubnewyork.com/ or email newswomensclub@verizon.net

Event: Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists – Public Policy Scholarship
When: September 6 and 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 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: 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

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