Tentative Program Schedule

*All times central

 

Thursday, Sept. 8

6 p.m. – 9 p.m.     Board Meeting  

                                            

Friday, Sept. 9

Noon – 7 p.m.      Registration and Info Desk Open

1- 2 p.m.              Pre-Conference Sessions (2)

 Leadership Development

TBA

2 – 4 p.m.              Pre-Conference Workshops

Prying Loose Public Records

Google Fundamentals: Advanced Search, Trends and Pinpoint

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.      Networking Reception

6:30 – 8:45 p.m.      Dinner/“A JAWS Reset”

9 – 11 p.m.               Dance Party 

 

Saturday, Sept. 10

6:30 – 7:30 a.m.      Yoga/Jazzercise

8 a.m. – 5 p.m.        Registration and Info Desk Open

8 – 8:45 a.m.            Breakfast

8:45 – 9 a.m.            Welcome/Announcements

9:15 – 10:15 a.m.     Plenary Session – Women in Leadership

10:30 – 11:30 a.m.   Breakout Sessions (4)

  1. Health Reporting 101
  2. DEI: On the Frontlines: News Leaders Talk Frankly About What Has and Hasn’t Worked When Diversifying Their Newsrooms 
  3. Legal Resources RCFP Part 1
  4. Let’s Talk About … Money

11:45 – 1:30 p.m.     Lunch and Fran Lewine Memorial Interview with Gayle Reaves

1:45 – 2:45 p.m.       Breakout Sessions (4)

  1. Health Quality, Equity, Costs
  2. How Journalists Can Protect Democracy in These Times
  3. Newsletters
  4. Let’s Talk About … Freelancing

3 – 4 p.m.                  Breakout Sessions (4)

  1. Women and harassment: Research, experience 
  2. Reproductive Health/Abortion/Maternal Mortality
  3. Legal issues RCFP Part 2
  4. Let’s Talk About…Academia: Teaching our trade and Best Practices

4:30 p.m.                Group Picture

5 – 6:30 p.m.           Books & Browse panel – 45 min. Panel & 45 min. Book Sales

6:30 – 9 p.m.           Dinner & Keynote Speaker 

 

Sunday, Sept 11

6:30 – 7:30 a.m.      Yoga/Jazzercise

8 .m. – 2 p.m.          Registration and Info Desk Open

8 – 8:45 a.m.           Breakfast

8:45 – 10:15 a.m.    Membership Meeting  

10:30 – 11:30 a.m.   Breakout Sessions (4)

  1. Time for You to TikTok!
  2. Lessons from Uvalde and beyond: Rethinking Mass Shooting Coverage
  3. Covering LGBTQ/Trans Issues
  4. Let’s Talk About…DEI: How Can Women Navigate the Power Structure in Newsrooms

11:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.   Lunch & Keynote Speaker

1:30 – 2:00 p.m.             Closing Comments 

2:30 – 3:30 p.m.             Board Meeting