There’s still time to sign up for Webinar Wednesday this week! April 7, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. EST

Register HERE  Meet four women who are organizing newsrooms and freelancers. Why? What are the outcomes, the stakes, the implications, not only for our industry but the communities we serve? How can you get involved? JAWS board member, editor, writer, teacher and consultant Carla Murphy will moderate the conversation with our guests Daniela Altimari (state […]

Announcement: JAWS CAMP 2021 Will be Online and On Demand!

The JAWS Board of Directors has decided to host CAMP 2021 on Oct.15-17. Just like last year, it will be online and on demand. We know many of us were hoping we’d be able to meet again in person this year. Unfortunately, there is still a lot of uncertainty regarding travel, vaccinations and large in-person gatherings […]

Attention Members: Call for Volunteers

JAWS is looking for member volunteers for the 2021-22 committees and task forces! Please consider joining a committee or task force this year to share your unique skills and opinions to support the Journalism & Women Symposium mission: supporting the professional empowerment and personal growth of women and working toward a more accurate portrayal of […]

Celebrating a JAWS Founder, Fran Lewine, Who Would Have Been 100 Years Old This Month

Fran Lewine, one of the founding members of the Journalism & Women’s Symposium, would have been 100 years old this month. JAWS has honored her over the years with the Fran Lewine Interview Project to record the stories of women who made a mark in journalism. Fran was a leader among women journalists in the […]

New JAWS Merchandise!

Check out the JAWS merchandise store for cool 35th anniversary swag! JAWS Store – click here for new sweatshirts, T-shirts, bags, masks and coffee mugs to show off your support and celebrate JAWS and 35 years of supporting the professional empowerment and personal growth of women in journalism and its work toward a more accurate portrayal […]

CAMP On-Demand is now live: How to register

Couldn’t make it to CAMP? Register here for On-Demand access and watch all of the sessions at your own convenience: https://www.betterunite.com/jaws-campondemand2020 Tickets cost $50 and once you have registered you will have access to all of the #CAMPOnDEMAND resources until December 2021. If you attended #CAMPOnDEMAND then you can now watch all of the sessions […]

You and the National Women & Media Collection

By Jean Gaddy Wilson, founding member of JAWS, the International Women & Media Foundation and the National Women & Media Collection. You haven’t gotten this far in media without initiating extraordinary actions and insights.   Your point-of-view, your stories, investigations, new media ventures, your career innovations in slip-sliding technology, are priceless.  We’re saying everything you’ve kept […]

How to: Pre-recorded presentations

Meeting recording available here: https://vimeo.com/478134710/4d98fad55c Recorded on: Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, 12 p.m. ET OBJECTIVES: support those pre-recording presentations in how to setup and deliver their pre-recording and turn it over to JAWS; provide insight into the platform that will be used and how live and pre-recorded sessions will show up and be engaged with […]

JAWS #CAMPOnDEMAND: Presenters’ Guide

Each presenter was invited to the PheedLoop platform, into the Speaker Portal. Please check your email (including junk/spam) for anything from PheedLoop. If you are still unable to locate any information, send an email to support@jaws.org. That portal includes information about what JAWS needs from presenters, your session information as it shows on the conference […]

JAWS offers Alice stipends to the 35th CAMP to support local news journalists

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on local news coverage (more than 1 in 5 local newspapers have closed), the Legacy Fund of the Journalism and Women Symposium will provide stipends for women journalists in small markets and/or whose work focuses on underserved communities. Stipends for successful applicants will cover registration costs […]

35th JAWS CAMP – CAMP On DEMAND – KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

JAWS CAMP 2020 Keynote Speakers Include Award-Winner Journalist Soledad O’Brien SOLEDAD O’BRIEN is our Saturday evening keynote at JAWS CAMP this year! The 35th JAWS CAMP will be online and on demand! Ms. O’Brien will be giving a talk LIVE and will be available for Q&A. O’Brien is an award-winning documentarian, journalist, speaker, author, and […]

35th JAWS CAMP – 2020 CAMP On Demand – Early Bird Pricing Ends Nov. 4

Be sure to register for the 35th JAWS CAMP before early-bird pricing ends! CAMP is online this year Dec. 4-6. #CAMPOnDEMAND— The Future of Journalism: Forging the Path Together will be online and on-demand, bringing us together to share, discuss, laugh, listen and learn. Register here for #CAMPOnDEMAND. We believe going virtual is the safest and most […]

Join the JAWS Board and make everlasting connections

By Alex Hinojosa Before joining the JAWS Board I was rather timid and unsure of myself. What was this organization? How could I make a difference? Through the encouragement of Kate Gannon, the former regional captain of the Borderland JAWS group, I attended my first CAMP conference, a gathering that combines professional development, productive training, […]