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Event: SABEW Hosting free “Drilling Deep” Investigative Reporting Workshop
When: November 30, 2012, 8:00am – 4:30pm
Where: Tampa Tribune, 200-202 S. Parker Street, Tampa, FL 33606
The free workshop will feature two experts with ties to the Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) organization: former IRE executive director Houston of the Investigative News Network, and current IRE President Johnston. Joining them in the lineup of speakers is Chris Davis, two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist and investigations editor for the Tampa Bay Times, Aaron Kessler a staff writer covering international corruption for the not-for-profit 100Reporters and Marty Steffens, the SABEW chair at the Missouri School of Journalism. The workshop is free and includes lunch, but attendees must RSVP online in advance Register Here. The Workshop is sponsored by Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation. For more information please visit our website www.sabew.org

Event: AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research - Journalism Fellowship Selection
When: November 30, 2012 (deadline)
Where: University of Chicago
Applications are now being accepted for the first AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research 12-month residential fellowship focused on issues surrounding the aging workforce in the United States. Deadline for applications is November 30 at www.apnorc.org
The fellow will be selected through a national competition open to mid-career journalists who are currently employed by the Associated Press or by any Associated Press Media Editors (APME) association news organizations. With funding from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the 2013 fellowship includes a salary of up to $100,000 and full benefits for the year and will focus on the economics of Americans working longer. The fellowship begins in March 2013, and the fellow will be required to live in Chicago to benefit from the AP-NORC Center resources at the University of Chicago.
The AP-NORC Fellowship offers three unique opportunities:
-Developing the economic and analytical research skills needed to produce research-based enterprise journalism by spending 12 months working with world-class research scientists, economists, and others.
-Creating a sustained nationwide focus on issues related to the economics of aging and working longer by writing in-depth news stories about economics of the aging workforce that will run on the media platforms of the Associated Press.
-Participating in an AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research original national survey project on strategies for retirement planning.

Event: Investigating Public Pensions
When: December 4, 2012
Where: Online
The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism presents the free business journalism webinar, “Investigating Public Pensions.” Arizona Republic senior reporter Craig Harris will explain how journalists can dig into your state public pensions. For more information, please visit the main workshop page: http://bit.ly/publicpensions

Event: Following the Money: A Post-Mortem on 2012 and a Look to What's Next
When: December 4, 2012, 9:30 – 11:00am
Where: National Press Club Journalism Institute, Washington D.C., Bloomberg Room
Experts will look at campaign fundraising in the 2012 election and offer advice on covering the avalanche of money in the future. Panelists include Trevor Potter, former Federal Election Commission chairman and president of the Campaign Legal Center (and counsel for Stephen Colbert's Americans for a Better Tomorrow, Tomorrow super-PAC); Fred Wertheimer, president of Democracy 21 and a long-time advocate of overhauling campaign finance laws; Sheila Krumholz, executive director of the Center for Responsive Politics; and Jonathan Salant, money and politics reporter for Bloomberg News and a former National Press Club president. This class is free, but registration is required at www.press.org/events/money

Event: Jake Tapper “The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor”
When: December 5, 2012, 7:00 – 8:30pm
Where: National Press Club Journalism Institute, Washington D.C., Conference Rooms
ABC News Senior White House Correspondent and award-winning journalist Jake Tapper will discuss his new book, "The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor." A book signing will follow the discussion. "The Outpost" reveals what really happened during the Taliban assault on Combat Outpost Keating in Afghanistan, detailing the history of the camp and the stories of the heroic—and ultimately doomed—soldiers who were at the mercy of often reckless commanders. Complete with unforgettable photographs and useful maps, "The Outpost" brings home the harrowing day-to-day experiences of U.S. troops serving overseas in a way few journalists have managed to do. Tickets are free for National Press Club members and $5 for non-members. To register, go to www.press.org/events/tapper

Event: The Deadline Club's Annual Holiday Party & Dinner Supports Hurricane Relief Efforts
When: December 11, 2012, 6:00 – 9:00pm
Where: Kennedy’s Restaurant and Bar, 327 W. 57th Street in the private back room (between 8th and 9th Ave.)
Come toast the conclusion of another eventful year at our Annual Holiday Party. What better way to celebrate the season than by lifting a glass with journalism colleagues in the back room at Kennedy’s Restaurant and Bar.
Tickets include entrance to the back room with a crackling fireplace and our own private bartender serving a cash bar, a delicious all-you-can-eat buffet and a complimentary raffle ticket. (Prizes include Deadline Club goodies.) In the spirit of the season, we’re holding a charitable Silent Auction with valuable prizes to benefit the Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts. Space is limited so reserve your spot today by clicking HERE. Discounts are available for purchasing dinner tickets on our website through 12/10/12. Tickets will be sold at the door if they are still available.
Members: $20 in advance/$25 at the door. Non-members: $30 in advance/$35 at the door. Not yet a member? Join Now before purchasing a dinner ticket at the member rate.

Event: The Deadline Club's Annual Holiday Party & Dinner Supports Hurricane Relief Efforts by the American Red Cross, with a Matching Grant from TD Ameritrade
When: December 11, 2012, 6:00 – 9:00pm
Where: Kennedy’s Restaurant and Bar, 327 W. 57th Street in the private back room (between 8th and 9th Ave.)
Come toast the conclusion of another eventful year at our Annual Holiday Party. What better way to celebrate the season than by lifting a glass with journalism colleagues in the back room at Kennedy’s Restaurant and Bar. Tickets include entrance to the back room with a crackling fireplace and our own private bartender serving a cash bar, a delicious all-you-can-eat buffet and a complimentary raffle ticket. (Prizes include Deadline Club goodies.) In the spirit of the season, we’re holding a charitable Silent Auction with valuable prizes donated by the International Center of Photography, Gotham Writers' Workshop and others to benefit the local Hurricane Sandy recovery and relief efforts by the American Red Cross of Greater New York. Many thanks to TD Ameritrade, which has generously agreed to match all of the money that The Deadline Club will raise for the Red Cross, so every dollar spent in the auction will support two dollars of local hurricane recovery efforts. Space is limited so reserve your spot today by clicking HERE. Discounts are available for purchasing dinner tickets on our website through 12/10/12. Tickets will be sold at the door if they are still available. Members: $20 in advance/$25 at the door. Non-members: $30 in advance/$35 at the door. Not yet a member? Join Now before purchasing a dinner ticket at the member rate.

Event: Travel Writing With NYTimes Dan Saltzstein & The Expeditioners Matt Stabile
When: December 12, 2012, 7:00 – 9:00pm
Where: Contently HQ, 598 Broadway, 4th Floor, New York, NY
The Freelance Writers Meetup is excited to be discussing the world of travel writing with New York Times Travel editor Dan Saltzstein and editor-in-chief of The Expeditioner, Matt Stabile. Dan brings his experience from a traditional publishing background at The Times and Matt juxtaposes that point of view with his new media experience. If you're interested in learning about making it as a travel writer, please join us for this discussion. Pizza and drinks included! RSVP now, tell all of your writer friends, and meet us at Contently HQ for pizza and a lively discussion.